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 About DNC:

The Department, established under the President's Secretariat in January, 1990 is now placed under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is charged with the responsibility of implementing the policies formulated by the NNCB. As the designated Nodal Agency of the Government, the DNC is to deal with all aspects relating to drug problem in the country. It has a network of field level offices across the country with its headquarters in Dhaka. The Director General is the head of the Department and he is also the ex-officio Member-Secretary to the National Narcotics Control Board.

The following functions are carried out by Department:

  1. Administration of the laws relating to Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

  2. Regulation of the production of the sale of liquors and alcoholic preparations including   collection of the duties on this accountant.

  3. Prevention and control of drug trafficking.

  4. Prevention of drug abuse through research, education and training.

  5. Running process for treatment and rehabilitation of drug abuse.

  6. Co-ordination of the activities of various departments and NGOs involved in treatment and rehabilitation of drug abuse.

  7. Maintain liaison with similar agencies in other countries and with the concerned international and regional organizations.

  8. To act as the secretariat of the Narcotics Control Board.


STRUCTURE OF THE DNC: [Click for Organizational Structure]

The Department of Narcotics control is the nodal agency for drug control in Bangladesh. It has four functional wings. These are:

1. Administration, Training, Finance and Common Service, 
2. Operation, Traffic and Intelligence, 
3. Preventive Education, Research and Publication, and 
4. Treatment and Rehabilitation.

The DNC has 6 Divisional offices, 6 Divisional intelligence offices, 2 Metropoliton Regions, 64 District offices, Circle offices, 2 Land port, 2 Sea port, 1 Airport, 1 Chemical Laboratory, 1 Central Treatment Center, 5 Divisional Treatment Center, 5 Distillery, 1 Briary, 13 Ware House throughout the country. It has a total of 1706 sanctioned manpower.

Field Administration of DNC and its Jurisdiction:  [Click for PDF Format File]
 

 

FUNCTIONS OF THE DIFFERENT FUNCTIONAL WINGS

(1) Administration, Training, Finance and Common Service:

The principal tasks are:

o Personnel management
o Resource mobilization and resource management
o Budget, financial allocation and financial management
o Training
o Operation and control of the Licensing system
o Revenue collection
o Foreign liaison
o Assessment of the annual requirements of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances under UN Convention
o Drafting new rules and regulations

(2) Operation, Traffic and Intelligence:

The principal tasks of the Operation, Traffic and Intelligence wing of the DNC are:

o Intelligence gathering;
o Conducting Raids;
o Search, seizure, arrest,
o Investigation of drug offences;
o Prosecution of drug offences;
o Inspection, supervision and monitoring the operations of licenses

(3) Preventive Education, Research and Publication: 

   Community mobilization against abuse and illicit trafficking of drugs
   Public awareness generation against drugs
   Dissemination of anti-drug messages
   Conducting various preventive education programs on drugs
   Community intervention against drug abuse
   Conducting campaign against drug abuse and illicit trafficking
   Policy formulation for prevention and control of drugs
   Monitoring and evaluation of programs
   Survey and data collection
   Research
   Networking with NGOs and VAs
   Coordination and monitoring the activities of the NGOs and VAs
   Publication
   Preparation and publication of periodical reports
   Preparing audio-visual programs aand materials for anti-drug campaign

(4) Treatment and Rehabilitation:

   Treatment and rehabilitation of the drug dependent persons
   Coordination and monitoring of treatment services provided by the
     NGOs and VAs
   Policy formulation for treatment and rehabilitation

Name of Treatment Center:

1. Central Drug Addict Treatment & Rehabilitation Center, Tejgaon, Dhaka

250 Bed

2. Divisional Drug Addict Treatment Center, Chittagong 5 Bed
3. Divisional Drug Addict Treatment Center, Rajshai 5 Bed
4. Divisional Drug Addict Treatment Center, Khulna 5 Bed
5. Jail Drug Addict Treatment Center, Rajshahi  
6. Jail Drug Addict Treatment Center, Jessore  
7. Jail Drug Addict Treatment Center, Comilla  
     

Name of Divisional Office:
 

 
  1.   Divisional Narcotics Control Office, Dhaka
2.   Divisional Narcotics Control Office, Chittagong
3.   Divisional Narcotics Control Office, Khulna
4.   Divisional Narcotics Control Office, Rajshahi
5.   Divisional Narcotics Control Office, Barisal
6.   Divisional Narcotics Control Office, Sylhet
 
     

Name of Divisional Intelligence Office:
 

 
  1.   Divisional Intelligence Office, Dhaka
2.   Divisional Intelligence Office, Chittagong
3.   Divisional Intelligence Office, Khulna
4.   Divisional Intelligence Office, Rajshahi
5.   Divisional Intelligence Office, Barisal
6.   Divisional Intelligence Office, Sylhet
 
     

Name of District/Regional Office:
 

 

Dhaka Division
 

 
  01.   Dhaka Metro Region
02.   District Narcotics Control Office, Narsingdi
03.   District Narcotics Control Office, Gazipur
04.   District Narcotics Control Office, Shariatpur
05.   District Narcotics Control Office, Narayanganj
06.   District Narcotics Control Office, Tangail
07.   District Narcotics Control Office, Kishoreganj
08.   District Narcotics Control Office, Manikganj
09.   District Narcotics Control Office, Dhaka
10.   District Narcotics Control Office, Munshiganj
11.   District Narcotics Control Office, Rajbari
12.   District Narcotics Control Office, Madaripur
13.   District Narcotics Control Office, Gopalganj
14.   District Narcotics Control Office, Faridpur
15.   District Narcotics Control Office, Sherpur
16.   District Narcotics Control Office, Mymensingh
17.   District Narcotics Control Office, Jamalpur
18.   District Narcotics Control Office, Netrokona
 
     

Chittagong Division
 

  01.   Chittagong Metro Region
02.   District Narcotics Control Office, Comilla
03.   District Narcotics Control Office, Feni
04.   District Narcotics Control Office, Brahmanbaria
05.   District Narcotics Control Office, Rangamati
06.   District Narcotics Control Office, Noakhali
07.   District Narcotics Control Office, Chandpur
08.   District Narcotics Control Office, Lakshmipur
09.   District Narcotics Control Office, Chittagong
10.   District Narcotics Control Office, Coxsbazar
11.   District Narcotics Control Office, Khagrachhari
12.   District Narcotics Control Office, Bandarban
 
     

Khulna Division
 

 
  01.   District Narcotics Control Office, Jessore
02.   District Narcotics Control Office, Satkhira
03.   District Narcotics Control Office, Meherpur
04.   District Narcotics Control Office, Narail
05.   District Narcotics Control Office, Chuadanga
06.   District Narcotics Control Office, Kushtia
07.   District Narcotics Control Office, Magura
08.   District Narcotics Control Office, Khulna
09.   District Narcotics Control Office, Bagerhat
10.   District Narcotics Control Office, Jhenaidah
 
     

Rajshahi Division
 

 
  01.   District Narcotics Control Office, Sirajganj
02.   District Narcotics Control Office, Pabna
03.   District Narcotics Control Office, Bogra
04.   District Narcotics Control Office, Rajshahi
05.   District Narcotics Control Office, Natore
06.   District Narcotics Control Office, Joypurhat
07.   District Narcotics Control Office, Chapainawabganj
08.   District Narcotics Control Office, Naogaon
09.   District Narcotics Control Office, Panchagarh
10.   District Narcotics Control Office, Dinajpur
11.   District Narcotics Control Office, Lalmonirhat
12.   District Narcotics Control Office, Nilphamari
13.   District Narcotics Control Office, Gaibandha
14.   District Narcotics Control Office, Thakurgaon
15.   District Narcotics Control Office, Rangpur
16.   District Narcotics Control Office, Kurigram
 
     

Barisal Division
 

 
  01.   District Narcotics Control Office, Jhalakathi
02.   District Narcotics Control Office, Patuakhali
03.   District Narcotics Control Office, Pirojpur
04.   District Narcotics Control Office, Barisal
05.   District Narcotics Control Office, Bhola
06.   District Narcotics Control Office, Barguna
 
     

Sylhet Division
 

 
  01.   District Narcotics Control Office, Sylhet
02.   District Narcotics Control Office, Moulvibazar
03.   District Narcotics Control Office, Habiganj
04.   District Narcotics Control Office, Sunamganj
 
     


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