The decision of building the USD 10 million corpus was made at the fifth World Conference of WADA on Doping in Sport. It was held in 2019 in Katowice, Poland.
The Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju wrote to WADA president about the contribution and mentioned that the government hopes that this contribution will boost the efforts of achieving the target of USD 10 million for this fund. India has decided to contribute USD 1 million to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to ensure an atmosphere of the clean sport globally. The amount goes towards the agency’s scientific research budget, which will allow the development of innovative anti-doping testing and detection methods. The contribution made by India is the highest among the contribution made by the governments of Saudi Arabia, China, and Egypt.