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Two new institutes set up for AYUSH education from current academic session: AYUSH Minister

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New Delhi: The Central Government has already established five National Institutes to impart education in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani & Homoeopathy. In addition to these, the government has established two new institutes during the academic session 2016-17 namely: All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi for post-graduate education and North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy, Shillong for under-graduate education in Ayurveda & Homoeopathy.

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Mr ShripadYesso Naik, yesterday informed this in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha. The minister also said any person intending to establish a new Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathic (ASU&H) Medical College may apply as per section 13A of Indian Medicine Central Council (IMCC) Act, 1970 and section 12A of Homoeopathy Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973.

Ministry of AYUSH has instructed to ASU&H college while grant/denial of permission for the academic session 2016-17 that all the college shall obtained National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH) accreditation of the attached Hospital within one year from the receipt of permission/denial letter.

The Government has setup 05 Central Councils for Research in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Yoga & Naturopathy and Homoeopathy for undertaking coordinating formulating, developing and promoting research on scientific lines. The activities are carried out through peripheral institute/Centres/Units located all over India and also through collaborative studies with various universities, hospitals and institutes.

The research activities of the council include medicinal plant research (Medico-ethno botanical survey, pharmacognosy and tissue culture), Drug Standardization Pharmacological Research, Clinical Research, Literary Research & Documentation, and other outreach activities. Further, Ministry of AYUSH has introduced Extra Mural Research (EMR) scheme to conduct the research on various aspects of AYUSH systems.

The Ministry of AYUSH provides propogation and promotion of AYUSH systems in the country by creating awareness amongst the citizens about the efficacy of the AYUSH system and dissemination of proven results of research and Development work conducted in AYUSH systems through various media and other publicity activities including organizing Arogya Fairs, participation in AYUSH related Fairs, organizing Workshops, Seminars on AYUSH system of medicine.


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