Ayurveda Current Affairs - 2020

Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches ‘Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol’

The Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol at an event held on October 6, 2020 via video conference. The protocol comprises the self-care guidelines on preventive health measures that will help in protecting against COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The health minister also greet the up-gradation of the protocols by the Read More…

Facts Box: Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020

On September 16, 2020, Parliament passed the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020 with approval from Rajya Sabha. The lower house, Lok Sabha had already passed the bill. Highlights The bill aims to establish an institute of teaching and research in Ayurveda. The institute is to be declared as an Institute of Read More…

Panchvati Yojana launched

The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently launched the Panchvati Yojana for senior citizens in the rural areas of the state. Around 100 parks are to be developed in the state under the scheme. The scheme aims to help the senior citizens spend their leisure time in these gardens and parks. Key Features Read More…

Mission Sagar: INS Kesari reaches Seychelles

The Indian Naval Ship Kesari reached Port Victoria in Seychelles to provide COVID-19 related medicines under Mission Sagar. Highlights The Mission Sagar was launched by the Indian Navy to provide COVID-19 related essential medicines. The Government of India under the mission is providing assistance to foreign countries in dealing with COVID-19. Mission Sagar India had Read More…

Union Cabinet approves re-establishment of Pharmacopoeia Commission

On June 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Pharmacopoeia commission. The cabinet has approved to re-establish the commission for Indian Medicine and Homeopathy under Ministry of AYUSH. Highlights The commission has been set up by merging Pharmacopoeia Laboratory for Indian Medicine and Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory. The two central laboratories were Read More…