AYUSH Ministry Current Affairs - 2020

Regional Raw Drug Repository for AYUSH Systems launched at Chennai 

The Union Minister for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik and Minister of State for Defence launched the Regional Raw Drug Repository (RRDR) for ASU&H Medicine on September 13, 2020 at Chennai. Regional Raw Drug Repository (RRDR) RRDRs are the important components of Centrally Sponsored Scheme called AYUSH Mission. AYUSH mission plays an important role in medicinal Read More…

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…

Ayush Grid to be integrated with National Digital Health Mission

A high level meeting chaired by Vd. Rajesh Kotech Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH recently endorsed the operational integration of Ayush Grid with the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM). Ayush grid  is the emerging IT backbone for AYUSH Sector. This integration will be beneficial to the public for availing many  options for their health needs. The integration Read More…

CSIR and AYUSH Ministry begin clinical trials of four Ayurvedic Drugs

On May 13, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and the Ministry of AYUSH began clinical trials of four Ayurvedic drugs. The four formulations include Ashwagandha, Guduchi + Pippali, Yashtimadhu and AYUSH-64. Highlights A Taskforce has been formed to implement the trials. A comparative and competitive study is to be conducted between Ashwagandha Read More…

February 11: World Unani Day: Birth Anniversary of Hakim Ajmal Khan celebrated

Every year, on February 11, the birth Anniversary of Hakim Ajmal Khan is celebrated as World Unani Day. He was an Indian Unani Physician and a social reformer. The main aim of the World Unani Day os to spread awareness about Unani medical system, its preventive and curative philosophies. The AYUSH Ministry organized a function Read More…