Un-utilised and utilised funds in AYUSH India

This is the last week of 2014 and we have finished 9 months of our working in the financial year 2014-2015. What we have achieved in 2014 in alternative medicine sector in India. Central Govt. has recently released details of allocated and utilised funds in AYUSH. For the year 2014-2015, central govt. allocated 1069 crore … Read more

Practice of allopathy by homeopathy practitioners denied

The Medical Council of India has received a letter from the Medical Education & Drugs Department, Government of Maharashtra seeking opinion of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on practice of allopathy by homeopathy practitioners in the State of Maharashtra. Medical Council of India has clarified to Government of Maharashtra that no person other than … Read more

Update on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathic Medicines

The Indian Department of AYUSH has taken several steps to make people aware about efficacy, efficiency and strengths of AYUSH systems of medicines, so as to encourage them to use these medicines as per details mentioned. The Department organizes Arogya fairs at National & State level. Recently, State level fairs have been organized at Arunachal … Read more

International Cooperation in AYUSH

The Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been making efforts for promotion and propagation of Indian Systems of Medicine to facilitate International promotion, development and recognition of AYUSH Systems of Medicine abroad. The major activities undertaken by the Department during the last four years as follows: 2009-10 1. A Centre for … Read more

AYUSH would grow in a big way in 2013 – 2014

The 12th Five Year Plan seeks to expand the reach of healthcare and work towards long term objective of establishing a system of Universal Health Coverage in the country. During the 12th Plan period, AYUSH system would be increasingly main-streamed using their areas of strengths in preventive and promotive healthcare, diseases and health conditions relating … Read more

Indian AYUSH Scholarship Schemes for Foreign Students

Government of India through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)has been offering scholarships to foreign students to pursue Ayurveda Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy courses in India since 2005. The resurgence of AYUSH at international level has resulted in growing demand from foreign students to study in Indian Institutions. Keeping this in view, the Department … Read more

Young Post Graduates AYUSH – Job Opportunities on YOUR way

Promotion of AYUSH systems at International level is inbuilt in the mandate of Department of AYUSH. Growing global demand of natural medicine has increased the scope of International exchange of AYUSH-related information and co-operation with other countries for collaborative efforts in the development of traditional system of medicine. A provision of Rs 25 Crores had … Read more

Better health for people of BRICS countries

The second BRICS Health Ministers’ Meet held in New Delhi. First day held at Dr. Ramalingaswamy Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi and the second day at Banquet Hall, Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi. The first day the Health Secretaries and Senior Advisors of BRICS countries participated and the second day the Health Ministers of BRICS countries took … Read more

Health in India – Review 2012

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare implements several national level programmes /schemes to control Communicable and Non-communicable diseases. The National Rural Health Mission is the flagship programme of the Ministry. It focuses on the challenge of strengthening poor public health systems in the country. Department of Health & Family Welfare Since the launch of the … Read more

Use of Coconut in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha

The coconut palm, Cocos nucifera, is a member of the family Arecaceae. It is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut. Coconut has been traditionally used in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha … Read more

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