Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju unveiled the app, calling it an vital step in the direction of dope-free sports activities.© Twitter
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday unveiled National Anti-Doping Agency’s first cell app to offer details about prohibited substances and their inadvertent use, calling the initiative an vital step in the direction of dope-free sports activities. The app goals to create a bridge between athletes and the NADA by offering simply accessible info on numerous elements of sport, and most significantly about prohibited substances and their inadvertent use which can have an effect on the profession of athletes. “It is a very important step for Indian sport because we are working towards clean sports and the first step in that direction is to create awareness and provide relevant, accessible information to athletes so that they know which medication or substances are not to be used by them,” Rijiju mentioned throughout a web based launch of the app.
“With this app, athletes can check for themselves the list of prohibited substances and don’t have to depend on anyone else for assistance,” he added.
The app additionally has exhaustive details about whether or not a particular commonly-prescribed drugs incorporates any substance that’s prohibited by NADA, subsequently serving to athletes and coaches to resolve which medicines athletes can eat in case they’re unwell.
To guarantee a smoother, faster technique of dope check for athletes, the app permits doping management officer to file their availability to conduct a check by means of this app, a launch mentioned.
The NADA India App is out there in Google retailer for all athletes and coaches to obtain.
The launch was additionally attended by Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal and Director General of NADA Navin Agarwal.
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