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Bid to rejuvenate Ayurveda in NE

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Sept 27 � It is expected that Ayurveda, which till date has not received much attention in the North East States including Assam is going to get rejuvenated with the needed propagation soon to be launched.

In a recent brainstorming session at Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, policy makers and stake holders of Ayurveda decided to make use of this traditional health care system for the development of the entire NE region.

Darshan Shankar, advisor to the Planning Commission, while highlighting the importance of Ayurveda, suggested that the Govt of Assam submit the proposal for converting the Govt Ayurvedic College to a national institute which will benefit the entire NE region. He also proposed for a new international level institution for research and higher studies in Ayurveda here.

PP Shrivastava, Member, NEC, assured total support for promoting and documenting the traditional knowledge of the tribal medicine systems in the NE region. �Since Ayurveda is much affordable and herbal medicines are easily accessible to the common masses in NE region, promoting this health care system should get importance,� he said.

It needs to be mentioned here that the session was attended by academicians, industrialists, NGOs, scientists, students and researchers.

Dr SP Bhattacharjee, Director, North East Centre for Ayurveda and Homeopathy, chaired the session. The programme was organized by World Ayurveda Foundation in association with All Assam Ayurveda Welfare Society and Ayurveda Teachers� Organization.

The session suggested introducing post-graduations in all the departments at the Govt Ayurvedic College, it being the only functioning institution in the entire NE region, setting up Ayurvedic colleges in every States of the region in a phased manner, starting district Ayurvedic hospitals with minimum bed strength of 30 in the region.

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Bid to rejuvenate Ayurveda in NE

GUWAHATI, Sept 27 � It is expected that Ayurveda, which till date has not received much attention in the North East States including Assam is going to get rejuvenated with the needed propagation soon to be launched.

In a recent brainstorming session at Govt Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, policy makers and stake holders of Ayurveda decided to make use of this traditional health care system for the development of the entire NE region.

Darshan Shankar, advisor to the Planning Commission, while highlighting the importance of Ayurveda, suggested that the Govt of Assam submit the proposal for converting the Govt Ayurvedic College to a national institute which will benefit the entire NE region. He also proposed for a new international level institution for research and higher studies in Ayurveda here.

PP Shrivastava, Member, NEC, assured total support for promoting and documenting the traditional knowledge of the tribal medicine systems in the NE region. �Since Ayurveda is much affordable and herbal medicines are easily accessible to the common masses in NE region, promoting this health care system should get importance,� he said.

It needs to be mentioned here that the session was attended by academicians, industrialists, NGOs, scientists, students and researchers.

Dr SP Bhattacharjee, Director, North East Centre for Ayurveda and Homeopathy, chaired the session. The programme was organized by World Ayurveda Foundation in association with All Assam Ayurveda Welfare Society and Ayurveda Teachers� Organization.

The session suggested introducing post-graduations in all the departments at the Govt Ayurvedic College, it being the only functioning institution in the entire NE region, setting up Ayurvedic colleges in every States of the region in a phased manner, starting district Ayurvedic hospitals with minimum bed strength of 30 in the region.

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