- The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) has agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency(NADA).
- This means all cricketers without exception will now be tested for banned and performance enhancing drugs by NADA like any other Indian athlete.
- The BCCI is registered as a society under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act,1975.It has been an autonomous body which means it does not receive funding or grants from the sports ministry of the country.
- In 2017,the Supreme Court had nominated a four-member panel Committee of Administrators(CoA) to look after the administration of the BCCI in order to implement Lodha committee reforms.
- National Anti Doping Agency(NADA) was set up as a registered society under the Societies Registration Act of 1890 with a mandate for Dope free sports in India.
- The primary objectives are (a)to implement anti-doping rules as per WADA code (b)regulate dope control programme (c)to promote education and research and (d)create awareness about doping and its ill effects.
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