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Editorial

Ayurveda Revival Calls For More Than Scepticism, Faith

While Ayurveda hasn’t seen R&D for more than a millennium, subscribers of modern medicine taunt vaidyas rather than use hints for exploration

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Economy

We’re monitoring alternative medicines professionally: Govt

New Delhi: Ayurvedic, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathic drugs are regulated in accordance with the exclusive provisions for them in the Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940, and rules under it. These drugs have to adhere to such standards and quality control parameters as given in the authoritative books, pharmacopoeias and formularies of Ayurvedic, Siddha, Unani and […]

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Health Sci-Tech

AYUSH fighting diseases, educating people in alternative medicine

New Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik informed fellow parliamentarians yesterday in the Lok Sabha all the measures his ministry is taking to fight vector-borne diseases. To begin with, the ministry has developed AYUSH-PJ7 for dengue, AYUSH-SL for filariasis, and AYUSH 64 for malaria by CCRAS. The ministry conducted a treatment […]

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India

Govt institutes for yoga and naturopathy opening

New Delhi — The Government has been taking several measures for setting up of the Central Research Institute for Yoga and Naturopathy (CRIYN). A CRIYN has been set-up at Rohini, New Delhi. The first-phase construction of two CRIYNs at Nagmangala (Karnataka) and Jhajjar (Haryana) has been completed. The Government has further approved second phase construction […]

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India

Status of AYUSH

New Delhi — The total plan actual expenditure incurred during the year 2014-15 is Rs 462.27 Crore for the development of AYUSH including AYUSH infrastructure. At present 89 posts of Ayurvedic doctors have been sanctioned in the Ministry of AYUSH, to be posted in the Ministry itself and Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) Dispensaries of […]