ITANAGAR, Sept 3 - The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh of sanctioning funds for setting up a 50-bedded Ayurveda Medical College & Hospital at Tezu in Lohit district.
The assurance came when State Health and Family Welfare Minister Rajesh Tacho called on Union Minister of State (Independent) for AYUSH Shripad Yasso Naik in New Delhi on Tuesday to apprise him about the rich and rare medicinal plants available in the State and to safeguard them by establishing a college.
Tacho sought support from the Ministry in establishing a separate AYUSH Directorate to streamline the system of medicine and to enhance the resource pool allocation under National AYUSH Mission to the State, an official communiqu� said.
Naik assured the State Minister about sanctioning the required fund soon on receipt of the Land Possession Certificate against the proposed college and State Government�s assurance to allocate Rs 2 crore this financial year as assured. � PTI