National Tobacco Control Program was launched in October’ 2007. At present NTCP in Assam is functioning in the State capital, Kamrup (M) and Jorhat District. On April 2012, the program came under the administrative management of Directorate of Health Services.
Following are the specific steps for implementing (as per Govt. of India’s Guidelines).
State Tobacco Control Cell-There is a State Tobacco Control Cell in the State level to build the capacity of the state in effective enforcement of the Anti –tobacco Act and also to coordinate the District Tobacco Control Programme. The State Tobacco Control Cell Personnel are one State Nodal Officer, one State Consultant.
District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) for implementation of the anti-tobacco laws, public awareness against ill - effects of tobacco use. The DTCC personnel are One District Nodal Officer, One Psychologist, one Social Worker, One Data entry operator, engaged on contractual basis selected by the State Unit to carry out the tobacco control activities.
|Year||Fund Allocated by|
Government of INDIA
|Fund Uitilized Details by |
State NTCP cell, DHS,ASSAM
|2012-13||Rs.26,23,613/-||Rs.29,86,613/-||UC Submitted to Govt of India|
|2013-14||Rs.59,97,000/-||Rs.40,94,278/-||UC Submitted to Govt of India|
|2014-15||Rs.64,50,000/-||Rs.30, 0000/-(Utilized)Rs.34,50,000/-||UC not Submitted as fund is not fuly utilized. |
Release from NHM to DHS on 30/09/2015
The fund has been routed from Government of India through State Finance Department to NHM and then to NTCP sub account under DHS
(Joint signature of DHS & SNO). The Audited and CA Certified UC /SOE have been submitted to Govt. of India.