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Additional Secretary, MoSJE, meets Director and Depy. Director, NISD, at NISD's office in Delhi.

 On January 16, Ms. Upma Srivastava, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, visited the office of National Institute of Social Defence (NISD) and met Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD, and Dr. Giriraj, Deputy Director, Social Defence division, NISD, for a discuss

Publication Date : 16 Jan 2020

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Hon. Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, visits NISD office in RK Puram, Jan 10

Mr. R. Subrahmanyam, Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and Ms Radhika Chakravarthy, Joint Secretary, MoSJE, visited the office of National Institute of Social Defence on January 10. They were welcomed by Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD, and Mr. M. Sunil Kumar, Depy. Directo

Publication Date : 13 Jan 2020

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NISD conducts training of tele-counsellors from the National Drug De-Addiction Helpline in Delhi on Jan 6-7, 2020

Description: The National Institute of Social Defence organized a two-day training programme of tele-counsellors from the National Toll-Free Drug De-Addiction Helpline – 1800-11-0031 – under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD, inaugurated the program

Publication Date : 08 Jan 2020

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Training of trainers on ODIC and CPLI conducted by NISD from Dec 10-19 in Delhi

The National Institute of Social Defence (NISD) recently conducted training of trainers (ToT) in Delhi for the representatives of Regional Resource and Training Centres (RRTC) and a few expert trainers from various parts of India. The training was on ODIC (Outreach & Drop-in Centre) from December 10

Publication Date : 20 Dec 2019

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Outreach and Drop-In-Centre launched in Vijayawada on Nov 6, 2019

An Outreach and Drop-In Centre (ODIC) was inaugurated by Ch. Dwaraka Tirumal Rao, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Vijayawada City, in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, on November 6, 2019. The Police Commissioner said that the ODIC, which has been established by the Health Care & Social Welfare Society with

Publication Date : 18 Dec 2019

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Community-based Peer-Led Intervention & Outreach Drop-In-Centre launched in Vijayawada, Oct 30, 2019

In a step towards preventing the youth from the ill-effects of substance abuse, the NGO Health Care and Social Welfare Society, supported by the National Institute of Social Defence, launched a Community-based Peer-Led Intervention & Outreach Drop-In-Centre in Vijayawada on October 30, 2019. The lau

Publication Date : 18 Dec 2019

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NISD Director invited for the Transgender Film Festival 2019 in Madurai, held on December 11-12

Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD, was invited to attend the National-Level Transgender Film Festival and Short Film Competition 2019 in Madurai on December 11 and 12. Dr. Mishra, who was the chief guest at the event, inaugurated the festival, which was organised by the Transgender Resource Centr

Publication Date : 16 Dec 2019

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Dr. R.G. Anand, Member of NCPCR, met Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD and Dr. R. Giriraj, Dy. Director, Social Defence, NISD, on Dec 6 in Delhi

On December 6, a meeting was held at the National Institute of Social Defence (NISD) in Delhi, attended by Dr. R.G. Anand, member of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD, and Dr. R. Giriraj, Dy. Director, Social Defence, NISD. They disc

Publication Date : 10 Dec 2019

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Capacity Building prog. on DAP for prison functionaries of northern region at ICA from Nov 26-27 in Chandigarh

A two-day Capacity Building programme on Drug Abuse Prevention for prison officials was organized with the objective of equipping prison officials to deal with drug issues in an effective manner and to rehabilitate addicted prisoners with suitable intervention. Over 38 prison officials representing

Publication Date : 04 Dec 2019

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NISD organises 5-day training programme for Community-Based Peer-Led Intervention from Nov 19-23

The National Institute of Social Defence under its NCDAP (National Centre for Drug Abuse Prevention) Division organised a five-day training programme for Community-Based Peer-Led Intervention (CPLI) from November 19 to 23 at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, Delhi. naugurated by Dr. Veerendra Mishr

Publication Date : 27 Nov 2019

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NISD conducts 4-day training programme on Outreach and Drop-In Centre (ODIC) at DAIC, New Delhi, 20-23 Nov, 2019

The National Institute of Social Defence organised a four-day training programme on Outreach and Drop-In Centre (ODIC) for the Training of Trainers (TOT) course at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi, from November 20 to 23. The event, which was organised under the Targeted Intervention Proj

Publication Date : 25 Nov 2019

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NISD conducts two-day workshop on Therapeutic Community for Substance-Use Disorders on 17th -18th Nov.2019 at DAIC, New Delhi

The National Institute of Social Defence conducted a two-day workshop and training on Therapeutic Community (TC) on November 17 and 18 at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi. The workshop, which was inaugurated by Dr. Veerendra Mishra, Director, NISD, was held to train RRTC representatives a

Publication Date : 22 Nov 2019

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Three Months Certificate Course on Geriatric Care for Bedside Assistance/Caregivers

NISD organized a ‘Three Months Certificate Course on Geriatric Care for Bedside Assistance/Caregivers at NISD, New Delhi from 1 st January to 31 st March, 2019 with the objectives to create a cadre of elderly care givers; and to provide palliative care services, emergency and crisis management of

Publication Date : 05 Apr 2019

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one week training programme on Drug Demand Reduction for peer counsellors from Bhutan 8th March to 14th March 2016

 The National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), Govt of India organized one week training programme on Drug Demand Reduction for peer counsellors from Bhutan 8th March to 14th March 2016 at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi. Total 15 peer cousellors from Bhutan Nar

Publication Date : 23 Mar 2016

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Career in Elderly Care

The article published in Employment News paper during 16-22 Jan 2016 on Career in Elder care written by Dr. R Giriraj, Dy. Director (Old Age Care Division), NISD

Publication Date : 18 Feb 2016

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