AYUSH Drug Current Affairs - 2020

Regional Raw Drug Repository of National Medicinal Plants Board Inaugurated at AIIA

The Minister of State (I/C) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, inaugurated the Regional Raw Drug Repository (RRDR) on October 23, 2020 at the All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi.  through a virtual function. Highlights The RRDR is the second repository in the series of repositories that has been proposed by National Medicinal Plants Read More…

India begins Clinical Trials of AYUSH medicines

On May 7, 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare began clinical trials of AYUSH medicines. The trials are to be conducted on voluntary health workers that are working on the frontline of COVID-19. Highlights The Clinical trials of AYUSH medicines such as Ashwagandha, Guduchi, Yashitimadhu are to be conducted on voluntary health Read More…

Corona Kavach: Application launched by GoI to locate a COVID-19 positive patient

On April 2, 2020, the Government of India launched Corona Kavach application to map the location of a COVID-19 positive patient through GPS. Highlights The application has been launched by India after learning about its success in the countries such as South Korea and Singapore. The “Corona Kavach” application tracks the data of the user Read More…

India and Germany sign MoUs

The All India Institute of Ayurveda under Ministry of AYUSH and FiZ-Frankfurter Innovationzentrum Biotechnologie Gmbh signed MoU in the event “German/Indian knowledge exchange regarding current developments in the health care sector” Highlights The goal of the collaboration is to research in the field of Genomics According to the agreement, a team of scientists from both Read More…

October 25: India to celebrate Ayurveda Day

On 25th October, 2019, Government of India is to organize 4th Ayurveda day. The day is being celebrated by Ministry of AYUSH as Dhanvantari Jayanti falls on the day. Dhanvantari is a Hindu god who cures diseases. Highlights The Ministry of Ayush will distribute “National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Award” on National Ayurveda Day. The award comprises Read More…