An organization running an IRCA may organize Awareness-cum-De-addiction Camps (ACDC) in areas prone to substance (drug) abuse especially in rural areas with the objective of mobilizing the community, promote awareness and collective initiative towards the prevention of alcoholism and substance (drug) abuse. They would utilize their staff and community resources for
this purpose. However, certain additional input shall be necessary for which an additional grant may be sanctioned under this Scheme as indicated in the norms at Appendix–VI.
District level functionaries/ local bodies/ RRTCs/ Treatment Services/ Hospitals, etc., should be involved in planning and implementation of the camps. Each grantee NGO may be allowed to conduct a maximum of 6 camps during a year.