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PM inaugurates country's first All India Institute of Ayurved

PM inaugurates country's first All India Institute of Ayurved

On a whopping budget of around Rs 157 crore, the AIIA, first medical institute under the AYUSH ministry has been set up on a total area of 10.015 acres. Understanding this requirement, the government is focusing on the integration of Ayurveda, Yoga and other public healthcare systems of AYUSH systems. He said more than 65 AYUSH hospitals have been developed in the last three years.

He said his government was focusing on integrating the public healthcare system with ayurveda and yoga.

The hospital has a panchakarma therapy clinic that provides personalised care, laboratories, and diagnostic labs that conduct specialised pathology, biochemistry, microbiology tests and radiology scans. It started post-graduate programme (MD/MS) in Ayurveda from the academic session 2016-17 and the PhD courses have commenced for the session 2017-18.

PM Modi said that Ayurveda is not just a medical practice, but encompasses public health and environment health as well.

"[There is a] need to strengthen ayurveda", the Prime Minister said. Addressing an "Ayurveda Conclave" in New Delhi, Naik said, "Ayurveda is witnessing a resurgence in India and around the globe". Stressing on the importance of ayurveda, he said that Ayurveda is not just a method of treatment.

The Ayurveda Day was also attended by former Union Minister and senior BJP leader, Bandaru Dattatreya, BJP MLC, Ramachander Rao, Chairman, State Legislative Council, Swamy Goud and others. While with the same biodiversity and ancient culture the China has 13 pc share of the global herbal market.

The Indian herbal market is almost INR 50 billion and is witnessing an annual growth of 14 pc.

The NDA government's renewed thrust on Ayurveda is in sync with the WHO's plan as the global body begins to implement its traditional medicine strategy 2014-2023.

India and China are the largest producers of more than 70 pc of the global diversity. The emerging markets (globally) include Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China and Indonesia.

Already, AYUSH medicine is part of exclusive wellness centres that cater to the State government employees and journalists under employee health benefit scheme.


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