Ayurveda Departments will be opened in 19 AIIMS- Ayush Minister
Shripad Yesso Naik , Minister of State for AYUSH has announced that Ayurveda Departments will be opened in the new 19 AIIMS. He said, work is already on to start Ayurveda Departments in hundred ESIC hospitals under Ministry of Labour. Further, approval has been received from Home Ministry to open Ayurveda Departments in seven hospitals of BSF and other Para military forces.
While Inaugurating the 3rd Ayurveda Day in New Delhi on 5th November 2018, the minister said, this year Ministry has taken many steps to fulfill the theme ‘Ayurveda for public health’ and decided for further expand the coverage of the National Programme of ‘Prevention of Non Communicable Disease’ from exiting six states.
“The Ministry will organize 50 workshops in collaboration with MSME to enhance entrepreneurship in Ayurveda and AYUSH sector,” added the minister
Harshvardhan , Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, was also present in the occasion.
While addressing the gathering, Harshvardhan shared his experiences about Ayurveda and other systems of Indian medicine. He emphasized upon the scientific integration of AYUSH system of medicines. He has also appreciated yesterday’s seminar for sensitizing young entrepreneurs and exploring business opportunities in Ayurveda.
The third Ayurveda Day is being celebrated throughout the country on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti (Birth day of Dhanwantari, the God of Ayurveda). As a part of Ayurveda Day celebration, Ministry had organised a ‘National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Ayurveda’ in association with NITI Aayog on 4th & 5th November 2018 at New Delhi, with the intention to encourage entrepreneurs and Ayurveda stakeholders towards businesses opportunities in the sector.
Nearly 800 participants from across the country were participated in the main function of 3rd Ayurveda day. On this occasion ‘National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Award’ was also conferred to eminent Vaidyas (Ayurveda Doctors).
Another highlight observation of the 3rd Ayurveda Day was launch of the AYUSH-Health Management Information System (A-HMIS), a dedicated software application for Electronic Health Record (EHR) for the AYUSH systems of Healthcare which is expected to revolutionize the way Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy are practised in the country, by inducting modern IT-solutions into these systems.
Member NITI Aayog V K Paul, Vaidya Rajech Kotecha, Secretary-AYUSH, Vaidya Devendra Triguna, Pramod Kumar Pathak, Additional Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, P N Ranjit Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH were also present on the occasion.