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PM Modi to Dedicate 3 National Ayush Institutes to Nation on 11 December 2022

By preventing and treating the root causes of chronic health problems, ayurvedic remedies play a significant part in helping people achieve true health. Ayurveda has the potential to transform the modern healthcare ecosystem and make future medical systems more sustainable.

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Prime Minister will also attend the WAC valedictory function on December 11 in Goa
Prime Minister will also attend the WAC valedictory function on December 11 in Goa

Union Minister of Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal announced today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate three National Ayush Institutes - All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Goa, National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM), Ghaziabad, and National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH), Delhi - on December 11, 2022.

These satellite institutes will strengthen research, international collaborations, and make Ayush services more affordable to the larger community. While addressing the media, Sarbananda Sonowal also provided information about the 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC), which will take place in Panjim, Goa, and will showcase the scientificity, efficacy, and strength of the Ayush System of Medicines on a global scale. Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai, Minister of State for Ayush, was present, as was the Secretary of the Ministry of Ayush, Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, and other Ministry of Ayush officials.

The Prime Minister will also attend the WAC valedictory function on December 11 in Goa. Sarbananda Sonowal stated on this occasion, "The establishment of these institutes is in line with the Prime Minister's vision of expanding infrastructure and human resources, as well as promoting research in traditional medical systems."

Through these institutes, the Government of India will strengthen its capacity to provide affordable healthcare to all citizens and regions. Establishing these three National Ayush institutes in Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Unani will result in 400 additional seats for 400 students pursuing UG, PG, and Doctoral courses and 550 additional beds in these three streams.

The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Goa will strive to provide the highest quality facilities for UG, PG, and post-doctoral students in education, research, and patient care services using the Ayurvedic medical system. It will develop into an Ayurvedic wellness hub promoting Medical Value Travel (MVT) and serve as a model centre for international and national academic and research collaboration.

The National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) in Delhi is the first of its kind in Northern India, dedicated to advancing the Homoeopathic medical system and providing health care services. It will work to mainstream and integrate Ayush healthcare services with modern medicines, as well as encourage R&D and innovation and the development of reputable National Institutes.

The National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, will serve as a satellite facility for the existing National Institute of Unani Medicine in Bangalore. It will be the first of its kind in Northern India, serving patients from Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and other Indian states and foreign nationals under MVT.

The Ministry of Ayush is collaborating to organize the 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) in Panjim, Goa, highlighting the scientificity, efficacy, and strength of the Ayush System of Medicines on a global scale. Various activities are being planned to that end, and the Ayush fraternity also participates in various discussions, presentations, and so on.

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