The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months.
The BCCI has demanded having qualified medical practitioners as Lead Dope Control Officers.
A senior board official asked if it wasn't a clear case of conflict since Johri was part of the International Cricket Council ICC group pushing for a place for cricket in the Olympics.
Having stalled the ministry's near decade long attempts to bring the BCCI under the NADA fold, the Board finally relented on Friday, a move that could have far-reaching implications in the near future.
Sports Secretary Radheshyam Jhulaniya, said the BCCI has given in writing that it would adhere to the anti-doping policy of NADA.
By coming under the ambit of NADA following a meeting with the Sports Ministry, the BCCI has effectively become a National Sports Federation despite being a financially autonomous body.