By NS Desk | Ayurveda News | Posted on : 11-Dec-2021
According to “AYUSH in India 2019”, the annual statistical publication of the Ministry of Ayush, there are 14 Naturopathy Hospitals and 93 Naturopathy Dispensaries in the country.
The National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune is an Autonomous Body under Ministry of Ayush and is engaged in propagation & promotion of Naturopathy. NIN provides Naturopathy treatment to general public through its OPD.
Also, Naturopathy treatment facilities are provided by Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy (CRIYN), New Delhi which is under Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN), New Delhi an apex body for research in the field of Yoga & Naturopathy.
Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the National AYUSH Mission (NAM), there is a provision for Infrastructural development of AYUSH Under-Graduate Institutions and Post-Graduate Institutions.
Under NAM scheme, financial assistance is provided to the State/UT Governments as per the proposals submitted by them in their respective State Annual Action Plans (SAAPs) and as per the NAM guidelines. State/UT Governments may avail the eligible financial assistance by submitting the proposal through State Annual Action Plan as per the NAM guidelines.
This information was given by Minister of Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
AYUSH Sanjivani mobile app has been developed by Ministry of AYUSH and has documented the impact assessment of effectiveness, acceptance and usage of AYUSH advisories & measures in the prevention of COVID-19 through Mobile app base population study in around 1.35 crores respondents and analysis of 7.24 lakh public data revealed that 85.1% of the respondents reported use of AYUSH measures for prevention of COVID-19, among which 89.8% respondents agreed to have benefitted from the practice of AYUSH advisory.
In order to create awareness amongst the people about the power of Ayurveda and other AYUSH systems, the following steps were taken by the Ministry of Ayush:
Launched a three month campaign on “Ayush for Immunity” through webinar and also publishing campaign bulletin on AYUSH for immunity. More than 50 thousand people participated in the webinar.
Released Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha preventive measures for self care during COVID-19 and Guidelines for Ayush Practitioners for COVID-19 Patients in Home Isolation.
Released Home Care guidelines for children and Advisory for AYUSH practitioners about prophylactic care in Children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ministry of Ayush is making constant efforts to undertake various measures to contain COVID-19 pandemic.As a part of “AzadikaAmrit Mahotsava-India@75”celebration, Ministry of Ayush has launched nationwide activities for distribution of AyushProphylactic medicines for boosting immunity in general population, namely SamshamaniVati and AshwagandhaVati, from 30th August, 2021 and will continue till 15th August, 2022.
The Ministry of Ayush has issued the National Clinical Management Protocol based on Ayurveda and Yoga for the management of COVID-19. In this protocol, Ayurvedic formulations viz. Guduchighanvati, Guduchi-Pippali and AYUSH-64 have been suggested for the management of asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 whereas Guduchi-Pippali and AYUSH-64 have been suggested for the management of mild cases of COVID-19.
This information was given by Minister of Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply in Lok Sabha today. (PIB)
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