National Level workshop on Anti-Doping awareness held at KU
Srinagar: A one-day National level Workshop on anti-doping awareness was held at University of Kashmir (KU) here on Thursday.
The workshop was organised by M. P.ED Wing of Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, KU, in association with National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India (GoI).
The aim of the workshop was to educate the participants about the menace of drug abuse in sports and it’s possible repercussions on the health of an individual and to fulfill the national vision of making Indian Sports drug free at all levels.
Mr Navin Agarwal, Director General, NADA, told audience that doping is the most burning topic in the sports arena today.
“It is a means of cheating and unfair play and is very disastrous for the health of the sportsperson as well as to his/her career. So, the responsibility falls on the part of the trainer to guide against it’s use,” he said.