National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention

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National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention
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Agency overview
Formed13 June 2005; 14 years ago (2005-06-13)
JurisdictionGovernment of India
HeadquartersNational Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC), First Floor, Chanakya Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021
Agency executive
  • Arun Goyal, IAS, Chairman, NACWC
Parent agencyCabinet Secretariat
Websitehttp://nacwc.nic.in/

National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention or NACWC is an office in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, established on 29 April 1997 by a resolution of the Cabinet and was later accorded a statutory status through Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000.[1][2]

The NACWC, inter alia, serves as the primary liaison to the OPCW from the Indian government, manages routine inspections, oversaw the destruction of India’s chemical weapons. It is generally headed by the Cabinet secretary with defense secretary, foreign secretary, fertilizer secretary, etc as its members. [1]</ref>

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