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HC seeks Delhi govt's reply on schemes for drug addicts

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today sought response of the government and the police on a PIL seeking framing of a policy for providing medicines, treatment, nutrition, education and rehabilitation to drug addicts.

While issuing a notice to the and the city police, a bench of Acting and

Justice C said, "The national capital was facing a huge problem as there are no rules in place for regulating


de-addiction centres".

The court asked the to provide complete details of the rules and regulations in place with regard to operation of de-addiction centres.

It listed the matter for further hearing on August 29.

The PIL by Salek Chand Jain has also sought a direction to the to allot sufficient funds to the various agencies and non-governmental organisations dedicated to look after drug addicts.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 21:05 IST
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