Anti Doping Awareness Programme

NADA is actively involved in educating the athletes/sportspersons located at various training centres throughout India. In this regard, NADA has organized 48 workshops/seminars and awareness programme on Anti Doping issues in the year 2016-17. 


Mass Athlete Awareness Program Against Doping (MAAPAD)

NADA has developed an extensive education program namely Mass Athlete Awareness Program Against Doping (MAAPAD).MAAPAD is a comprehensive program that has been planed with an objective to deal with different stakeholders in the country..



  • To create anti doping awareness among sportspersons and support personnel including stakeholders.
  • Dissemination of anti doping information with the help of digital/electronic media.
  • With the aim to decrease the incidence of doping amongst Indian Sportspersons and promote fair play sprit.


Target Groups for Awareness/Training Campaign

NADA is conducting anti doping awareness/training workshops through Sports Institutions, SAI Centres, State Sports Associations, Universities/Colleges:

  • National core group athletes (SAI Camp)
  • Young athletes (STC Inmates and School athletes)
  • Coaches & supporting staff
  • Physical education teachers


Athlete outreach program for School level athletes

Outreach program during in competition specially at Jr. and Sub Jr./Youth level events.


Stakeholders involved in Anti Doping Awareness Campaign

  • Sports Authority of India
  • National Sports Federations
  • All India University
  • School Games Federation of India
  • Services/Police Sports Authorities
  • State Sports Association and Departments
Page last modified on: Apr 16, 2020

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