1. Combating Drug Trafficking’ for BIMSTEC Partner Nations
  2. Central Administrative Tribunal


  • The geographical proximity to both Golden Crescent and Golden Triangle, major opium production regions of the world, puts all the BIMSTEC Partner Nations in a very precarious position. India’s position is more vulnerable as we are sandwiched between Golden crescent and Golden Triangle.
  • The bumper harvests of opium in Afghanistan for the last few years have given rise to increased supply of Heroin in all the BIMSTEC Nations.
  • Another major concern for worry is the large number of Methamphetamine manufacturing facilities that are prevalent in some of the BIMSTEC countries.
  • These facilities manufacture a large quantity of Methamphetamine which is further trafficked to all the BIMSTEC countries


  • The Central Administrative Tribunal has been established for adjudication of disputes with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of persons appointed to public services.
  • Part XIV-A of the constitution provides for the tribunals. The provision was added through 42nd Amendment Act, 1976.
  • Article 323A and 323B provide for Administrative Tribunals and Tribunals related to other matters respectively.
  • Under Article 323A, parliament is empowered to establish administrative tribunals for the adjudication of disputes and complaints with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of persons appointed to public services and posts in connection with the affairs of the union or of any state or of any local or other authority within the territory of India or under the control of the government of India or of any corporation owned or controlled by the government.
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