Ministry of AYUSH Current Affairs - 2020

National Commission for Homeopathy bill, 2019 approved by Cabinet

On January 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved National Commission for homeopathy bill, 2019. Highlights The bill is being introduced for the following amendments To introduce reforms in the field of Homeopathy education To enable accountability and transparency in protecting the interests of general public. Current Legislation The Homeopathy Central Council act, 1973 is currently Read More…

Cabinet approves establishment of National Institute of Sowa Rigpa at Leh

The Union Cabinet has approved establishment of National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa (NISR) in Leh, Union Territory of Ladakh. It will be an autonomous National Institute under Union Ministry of AYUSH. It is mandated to undertake interdisciplinary education and research programmes in Sowa-Rigpa system of traditional medicine in collaboration with premier national and international Institutes and Read More…

National Research Institute of Unani Medicine inaugurated

On November 3, 2019, the Union Minister of State (independent charge) for AYUSH inaugurated the National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders. The institute was upgraded from Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine. Significance The concept of AYUSH was brought by the National Rural Health Mission, 2005 to revitalize local health traditions. AYUSH 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…

Two-day Yoga Mahotsava being celebrated

A Two-day Yoga Mahotsava which will be a Curtain Raiser for upcoming International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 was inaugurated by Shri Rajeev Kumar, Vice-Chairman, NITI AYOG at New Delhi. He also presented theme for IDY 2019 as ‘Yoga for Heart’. Key Highlights Objective: To sensitize the masses for celebration of IDY 2019, this will Read More…