National Anti-Doping Agency, India signs a MoU with South Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organization in New Delhi
National Anti-Doping Agency, India today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (SARADO) in New Delhi today. SARADO is comprised of Anti-Doping Organisations from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The MoU aims to increase Regional Cooperation in anti-doping in sports.
Speaking on the occasion Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur highlighted India’s increasing participation and achievements in the international sporting arena. He also talked about the government’s responsibility in promoting clean sports efforts and contributing to the global anti-doping movement. Mr Thakur said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has envisioned India to become a sporting powerhouse in the coming years. He said, the Ministry is working relentlessly to improve Indian athletes’ sports performance at the national and international levels. Mr Thakur said, the approach to anti-doping is rooted in both, prevention and detection.