National Anti-Doping Agency appoints Actor Suniel Shetty as its brand ambassador

  • National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), India’s anti-dopingbody has selected Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has been selected as its brand ambassador.
  • NADA hopes that his celebrity status would help its efforts to clean up sports in the country from the menace.

About National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)

  • It is formed by Government of India under societies Registration Act. It includes scientists and representatives from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
  • It is the national organisation responsible for monitoring, promoting and coordinating, doping control program in sports in all its forms in India.
  • NADA deals with adopting and implementing anti-doping rules and policies which conform with World Anti-Doping Agency.
  • It also promotes anti-doping research and education as well as cooperates with other anti-doping organisations besides WADA.
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