IN Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It's home to scenic mountain towns and resorts such as Dalhousie. Host to the Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan presence. This is reflected in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, as well as its vibrant Tibetan New Year celebrations. The region is also well known for its trekking, climbing and skiing areas. The State is bordered by Jammu & Kashmir on North, Punjab on West and South-West, Haryana on South, Uttarakhand on South-East and China on the East.

Area: 55,673 km²
Capital: Shimla
Population: 6.856 million (2012)
Chief minister: Virbhadra Singh
Language: Hindi

Himachal Pradersh

Number of cases, Conviction rate and origin of persons arrested

YearCasesConviction ratePersons Arrested
(Indian)
Persons Arrested
(Foreigner)
TOTAL83205122
200524232%
200638528%
200723341%
200837438%
200947336%
201059636.11%
201157033.74%
201251341.2%
201353144%5821
201464420.22%74015
201562228.20%7296

Types of Drugs and Quantity Seized

Types201320142015
Ganja3.084 kg-0.835 kg
Charas314.962 kg 353.963 kg 283.438 kg
Poppy husk777.752kg1192.059 kg1731.360 kg
Poppy plant9467 nos44,215 nos1, 56, 892 nos
Opium1.781 kg8.279 kg5.022 kg
Heroin -0.558 kg0.386 kg
Smack0.107 kg0.206 kg0.157 kg
Cocaine-0.069 kg0.002 kg
Medicines Tablets51,864 24,5401,88,363
Capsules71,06042,61588, 788
Syrup 9,242 bottles14,086 bottles3, 280 bottles
Injections 2,049 -20

District Wise Drug Seizure and Persons Arrested

DistrictsCharas (2004-2015)Opium (2001-2015)Arrested (2004-2015)
TOTAL1539.68 kg148.785 kg6262
Baddi29.0256.393 kg221
Bilaspur101.48913.497 kg305
Chamba901.230506
CID227.6163.640 kg172
Hamirpur32.9821.038 kg288
Kangra167.83211.301kg580
Kinnaur2.896020
Kullu1347.829 kg29.136kg1369
Lahaul and Spiti000
Mandi856.025 kg56.631 kg1346
Shimla408.06714.267 kg663
Sirmaur130.6690.823 kg306
Solan 273.1311.374 kg243
Una60.88910.685kg243

Destruction of opium poppy and Cannabis cultivation by Himachal police

TOTAL4550.9152197.54
YearOpium PoppyCannabis (in Bighas)
20154.795384.58
201433.041907.57
20134.024978
201235.064674.13
201140313327.26
201086611296
2009320510630

Cases registered in Kullu, Chamba and Mandi- 2015

Origin

Age group

Conviction rate

Synthetic drugs misused

Himachali

Outsiders

Below 18 yrs

18-30 yrs

31-45 yrs

Above 46 yrs

2014

2015

48.45%

23 %

23%

Nil

47%

20%

28.22%

20.1%

Proxyvon and Corex
LSD
Ecstasy
Methamphetamine
Cocaine

Details of Persons/ firms involved

PlaceDate of SeizureDetails of Persons/ firms involvedQuantity
Solan23.10.2011M/S Ten Star Industries. Village Nalka, Solan (HP)5. 360 kgs of Brown Powder
115. 045 kgs of White Colour Generic Tablets to be used for the manufacture of Alprazolam, Dizapam, Zolpedum Citrate, Codeine Phosphate etc.
Paonta Sahib28.10.2011M/s Accurate Pharmaceuticals, Industrial Area, Paonta Sahib90400 tablets of Biopam
19600 Tablets of ann Cold
47800 Tablets of B Flu
14200 Tablet of CIT -10, 20100 tablets of Tiagra
87500 Tablets of Antikool
5.17 kg of Clozin
14.985 kgs of Tisa Cold
15.41 kgs of Utey
0.94 kgs of Ephridine
11.2 kgs of Pseudoephredine
0.02729 kgs of Methylergonovine Maleate
507.20 kgs of Bulk Tablets (Yellowish / White)
2 kg Diazepm Powder
Kala Amb28.08.2015M/S G.T Biopharma Pvt Ltd, Kala Amb (HP)75.37 kgs – Ketamine
20 kgs – Alprazolam

Cultivation of cannabis

20002006200720082009
Land under Cannabis Cultivation (in hectares ) approx 1580
Production (in kgs) approx 57000
Potential value (in lacs)@ kgs at Farmers end (approx) 2850 @ Rs 5000
Street Price (in lacs)approx 28500 (Rs 285 Cr)
600 hectares
21600
3240@rs 15000
32400 (324 crs)
1400 hectares
50400
8568 @rs 17000
85680 (856 cr)
1500
54000
10800@ rs 20000
10800(1080 cr)
1500
54000
10800
1080 cr
10800
1080 cr

Places of Illicit Cultivation

CharasCannabisPoppy
Kullu Districts:Mandi, Sainj, Banjar, Malana & Manikaran, Tosh Kutla regions, Aani, Khanag
Kalpa districts
Sirmour districts
Malana area – Malandar Thach, Avgal Thaach, Bhelang, Thisco, Waichin, Magic, Neerang areas towards Chanderkhani pass (both sides), Fauzal, Kathi Kukdi
Chamba- Tehsil Churah, Salooni, Bharmour, Chamba
Sirmour- Pulwal, Gyan kot, Tehsil Shilai, Rajgarh
Kangra- Bada Bhangal ( nearly 20% of the private land is under opium poppy and cannabis cultivation)
Shimla- Remote areas of Tehsil Rohru (forest lands). Tehsil Chopal, Dodra, Kwar
Kullu- Banjar, sainj valley, Aani- Khanag-Rampur-Nirmand region
Mandi district – Chauhar, Bali Chowk, Kataula, Kufri Chamba
Kangra- Bada Bhangal

NGO’s working in De-Addiction and Rehabilitation

Society for the Promotion of Youth and Masses(SPYM)
111/9 (opposite Sector B 4 ), Vasant Kunj, New Delhi- 110070


Indian Red Cross Society (Kangra) Deaddiction centre, Dharamshala (HP)- 176057


Naya Savera
L.P.S. Building Village –Jhiri Dist- Mandi (HP)-175121


Gunjan Organisation for Community Development
Near Vidhan Sabha Bhawan, Siddhbari, Tapavan Ropad, Dharamshala(HP)-176057