Ministry of Home Affairs

Government has taken various steps to tackle drug smuggling at the border areas

Posted On: 14 MAR 2023 4:05PM by PIB Delhi

As per latest data published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) pertaining to the year 2021, the State-wise and Drug-wise seizures under NDPS Act during the year 2019-2021 is at Annexure-I.

   The Government has taken various steps to tackle drug smuggling at the border areas, some of them are detailed below:

  1. Border Security Force, Sashastra Seema Bal and Assam Riffles have been empowered under the Narcotics Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act for making interdiction of narcotic drugs.
  2. Detailed vulnerabi