आयुष मंत्रालयाने यासाठी तज्ञ गटाची स्थापना करून एएसयू (आयुर्वेद, सिद्ध आणि युनानी) औषधांमध्ये अश्वगंधा (विथानिया सोम्निफेरल) पानांच्या वापराशी संबंधित प्रकरणाची पुन्हा तपासणी करण्याचा निर्णय घेतला आहे.
यापूर्वी, मंत्रालयाने ASU औषधांमध्ये अश्वगंधाच्या पानांच्या वापराविरोधात मार्गदर्शक तत्वे जारी केली होती.
आयुष मंत्रालयाने अश्वगंधा पानांचा वापर प्रतिबंधित केल्याच्या पार्श्वभूमीवर एएसयू औषध निर्मण उद्योगांच्या भागीदारांकडून निवेदने प्राप्त झाली होती.
तसेच, आयुष मंत्रालयाने हितधारकांना एएसयू उत्पादनांमध्ये अश्वगंधाच्या पानांच्या वापराबाबत समस्यांवर चर्चा करण्यासाठी आमंत्रित केले होते. या चर्चेच्या आधारे, मंत्रालयाने तज्ज्ञ गट स्थापन करून अश्वगंधा (विथानिया सोम्निफेरा) पाने वापरण्यापासून परावृत्त करण्यासाठी औषध उत्पादकांना जारी केलेल्या मार्गदर्शक तत्वे पुन्हा तपासून पाहण्याचा निर्णय घेतला आहे.
वैज्ञानिक पुराव्याच्या आधारे एएसयू उत्पादनांमध्ये अश्वगंधाची पाने/अश्वगंधाच्या पंचांगाच्या वापराबाबत तज्ञ गट सरकारला योग्य शिफारसी करेल.
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The Ministry of Ayush has decided to re-examine the matter relating to the use of Ashwagandha (Withania somniferal) leaves in ASU (Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani) drugs by constituting an expert group to this end.
Earlier, the ministry had issued an Advisory against using the leaves of Ashwagandha in ASU Drugs.
In the wake of Ayush Ministry barring the use of Ashwagandha leaves (vide letter No. L-11011/9/2021-DCC dated 06.10.2021 to the ASU Drugs Manufacturing Association), representations had been received from the ASU Drugs Manufacturing Industry partners.
Also, the Ministry of Ayush had invited the stakeholders to discuss their concerns about the utilization of Ashwagandha leaves in ASU products. Based on this discussion, the ministry has decided to re-examine the advisory issued to the drug manufacturers to refrain from using Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) leaves by setting up an Expert Group.
The Expert Group will make appropriate recommendations to the Government of India on the use of Ashwagandha leaves/Panchanga of Ashwagandha in ASU products based on scientific evidence.
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आयुष मंत्रालय ने एएसयू दवाओं में अश्वगंधा के पत्तों का इस्तेमाल ना करने के परामर्श की समीक्षा के लिए विशेषज्ञ समूह का गठन किया : आयुष मंत्रालय ने एएसयू (आयुर्वेद, सिद्ध और यूनानी) दवाओं में अश्वगंधा (विथानिया सोम्निफरल) के पत्तों के उपयोग से संबंधित मामले की पुनः समीक्षा करने का फैसला किया है और इसके लिए एक विशेषज्ञ समूह का गठन किया है।
इससे पहले मंत्रालय ने एएसयू दवाओं में अश्वगंधा की पत्तियों का इस्तेमाल ना करने का परामर्श जारी किया था।
आयुष मंत्रालय द्वारा अश्वगंधा के पत्तों के उपयोग पर रोक लगाने के मद्देनजर (एएसयू ड्रग्स मैन्युफैक्चरिंग एसोसिएशन को दिनांक 06.10.2021 को लिखे पत्र संख्या एल-11011/9/2021-डीसीसी के जरिए), एएसयू दवा विनिर्माण उद्योग के भागीदारों से अभ्यावेदन प्राप्त हुए थे।
साथ ही, आयुष मंत्रालय ने हितधारकों को एएसयूउत्पादों में अश्वगंधा के पत्तों के उपयोग को लेकर अपनी चिंताओं पर चर्चा करने के लिए आमंत्रित किया था। इसी चर्चा के आधार पर मंत्रालय ने अश्वगंधा (विथानिया सोम्निफरल) के पत्तों के उपयोग से बचने के लिए दवा निर्माताओं को जारी किए गए परामर्श की पुनः समीक्षा करने का फैसला किया है।
विशेषज्ञ समूह वैज्ञानिक साक्ष्य के आधार पर एएसयू उत्पादों में अश्वगंधा के पत्तों/अश्वगंधा के पंचांग के उपयोग पर भारत सरकार को उपयुक्त सिफारिशें करेगा।
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Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), May 25 (IANS) Call it an innovation or a life hack but a young man from Lakhimpur Kheri has found a perfect 'antiseptic' mask that comes with a do-it-yourself technique.Mahendra Singh wears a mask that looks like a small basket, filled with neem leaves.He claims that the idea was given to him by a doctor in a government hospital."I fill up my mask with neem leaves in the morning and wear it all day. It not only gives me fresh air but also works as an antiseptic and keeps the virus away. Besides there is no issue of washing or sanitizing the mask," he said.Mahendra, who belongs to Bagrethi village, has put his photograph wearing the home-made mask on the social media and where it has gone viral.--IANSamita/in
<br>The tragedy occurred at the Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital run by the BJP-controlled Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC), which is among the biggest civic bodies, and in one of the worst Covid-19 hotspots in the state.President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, and other senior Central and state leaders cutting across political lines expressed their grief over the tragedy that occurred on the day of Ram Navami.Visiting the tragedy-hit hospital this evening, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that according to NMC officials and experts, there were certain technical glitches while oxygen was being transferred from a tank which caused a sudden variation in the pressure of the oxygen being administered in the Covid-19 ward, and 24 patients on ventilator beds died gasping for breath within minutes."However, the NMC authorities handled the crisis very efficiently and helped prevent a bigger tragedy. They managed to save a part of the oxygen, which is stored at below minus 180 degrees Celsius," said Tope.People were left speechless as visuals of the tragedy were posted on social media with the invisible gas stored in the tank under extremely cold minus-temperatures suddenly gushing out in snow-white, hissing clouds, with workers and others running around in panic. Some technicians were seen struggling with the controls to curb the deadly outflow.At that time, around 150 patients were undergoing treatment on oxygen or ventilator beds but when the oxygen pressure plummeted without warning, the hospital staffers were seen running helter-skelter to save their lives by shifting them to other wards or nearby hospitals."It's a very serious incident... coming due to a drop in pressure of the oxygen being administered to the patients," Tope said of the tragedy, which happened as the state struggles to beef up its oxygen supplies.Shaken by the sudden loss of their near and dear ones, wailing relatives slammed the NMC authorities, demanding to know who would take responsibility for the tragedy.NMC Municipal Commissioner Kailash Jadhav termed it as "a very sad tragedy", ordered a probe into the incident and assured action against all found guilty of lapses.He said that owing to the leak, the oxygen supply was stopped for around half-an-hour, which culminated in the disaster that claimd 24 Covid patients.Nashik Collector Suraj Mandhare attributed the deaths to the pressure drop in the oxygen tank, which is managed and maintained by a private company.Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that he was stunned to learn of the tragedy, while Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appealed to the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government and his party workers to extend all assistance to the victims' families.CM Thackeray said that "the state is numbed" by the sheer calamity in the midst of the Corona war being waged by the state and announced a total compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of each deceased.Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar condoled the tragedy and assured a high-level investigation, with condolences also coming from Tourism Minister Aditya Thackeray and other ministers. The Leader of Opposition, Devendra Fadnavis, described the incident as "terrible and disturbing".Hitting out at the BJP, Congress state spokesperson Sachin Sawant said: "The hospital is managed by the NMC which is under the BJP. The BJP must take responsibility. Where are the party's Mayor and 3 MLAs."Besides Tope, state ministers Balasaheb Thorat, Rajendra Shingane, Chhagan Bhujbal and other senior leaders rushed to Nashik for a spot assessment of the situation.BJP's Leader of Opposition in Council, Pravin Darekar, however, attacked the MVA government and demanded lodging of cases under culpable homicide against NMC Commissioner Jadhav, accusing him of being "solely responsible" for the incident.The Nashik incident has become the worst Covid-related tragedy in the past 13 months of the pandemic, days after a mega-fire killed 11 persons at a Mumbai hospital on March 26.(Quaid Najmi can be contacted at: [email protected])--IANS<br>qn/vd
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) The oxygen crisis in Lucknow is now leaving Covid patients gasping for breath, literally.Despite assurances from the state government, there is an acute shortage of oxygen cylinders in the state capital.People have been queuing up at the oxygen refilling plant in Nadarganj industrial area since more than 24 hours now but supply has dried up.Mahadev Kumar said, "I have been waiting since last night for a refill. My wife is admitted to a private hospital and they have told me to get oxygen myself."Almost every private medical facility in Lucknow is asking patients' relatives to arrange for oxygen or take their patient home.The district administration has now deployed police force at the oxygen refilling centres to prevent the situation from turning violent.A senior doctor in a private hospital, when contacted, said, "Since there is no oxygen available, we are forced to turn away patients. We are clearly asking the relatives that we will treat their patients only if they can arrange for oxygen. We do not want to be blamed for deaths later."Portable oxygen cans are no longer available in the market."There is panic buying and even those who are perfectly healthy, are buying up and storing oxygen cylinders at home. Since the panic situation is prevailing everywhere, the shortage is understandable," said a dealer of medical equipments in Lalbagh area in the state capital.A government spokesman said that oxygen was being brought to Lucknow by train as well as by road and the situation was likely to ease in the next 24 hours.--IANSamita/skp/