To gradually reduce the use of Alcohol, Tobacco and other illegal drugs and thereby reduce the negative consequences of using the aforementioned substances to the health of Sri Lankans which will in turn improve the people’s wellbeing, improve productivity and reduce poverty.


To decrease the usage, transport and sale of Illegal Drugs by 80% by the year 2020 in comparison to year 2014.
To Decrease the Individual usage of Alcohol by 25% by 2020 in comparison to 2014 To decrease the usage of tobacco products by at least 50% by the Year 2020 in comparison to year 2014.
To stop newcomers from starting the usage of drugs.
To minimalize the hazardous and harmful behaviors of current users.
To minimalize the number of road accidents caused by alcohol usage by at least 50% in the year 2020 in comparison to the year 2014.
To completely end the direct and indirect publicity of tobacco and alcohol as well as to end corporate social responsibility programs of those respective organizations.
To protect the rights of non-users affected by users in the work place, at home and in the public and also to reduce the harm caused by which so that a healthy environment can be developed for nonusers.
To develop a social environment where peer pressure towards individuals to consume alcohol for the first time or increasing the usage of alcohol.
To protect the rights of non smokers, specially by passive smoking caused by smokers, and also to develop a healthy environment which is not polluted by tobacco smoke.

To reduce the number of victims being admitted to hospitals due to effects of direct or indirect usage of drugs.
To reduce the abundances of Tobacco and Alcohol products.
To efficiently and correctly educate the public regarding direct and indirect harm caused by Drugs.

Action Plan
In order to implement the “Mathin Nidahas Ratak” program and its steps in reducing the demand of Drugs and the supply of the same, focus will be on three important points. There will be special importance placed on the factor of demand of drugs.
1) Compilation of Laws and Policies, implementation
2) Treatment and Rehabilitation
3) Prevention