Mansukh Mandaviya

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Mansukh Mandaviya To Chair 2022 Health Summit In Gujarat

Health Summit will be arranged from May 5 to 7 at the Statue of Unity in Gujrat's Kevadia, reported Union Government on May 1. Chaired by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, the summit will discuss India's fight against COVID-19 and the "Heal by India-Heal in India" campaign. The three-day summit will be attended by health ministers of states and union territories.

Mon, 02 May 2022 - 01:11 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Health Summit, Statue of Unity, Gujrat, AYUSH, union health minister

Courtesy: ANI

Narendra Modi

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AYUSH Sector Has Grown To $18 Bn: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi has shared that the AYUSH sector has grown from USD 3 billion to USD 18 billion now. During the inauguration of the Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit, he noted that there has been an unprecedented growth in the production of AYUSH products, including medicine and supplements. The PM also shared that over fourteen start-ups have already joined the Unicorn Club in India, in this year alone.

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 07:49 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Narendra Modi, PM Narendra Modi, Modi Government , AYUSH, India

Courtesy: ANI

The government is working on formulation of standards for AYUSH

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Centre Preps To Standardise AYUSH Products To Boost Exports

To increase international trade of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy) products, the Union government is standardising their quality. While four Indian standards have already been published on the Ayurvedic terminology glossary, the move will add other herbs including Ashwagandha and Giloya to the list. Moreover, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has proposed to the International Organization for Standardization for … read-more

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 09:15 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: AYUSH, Foreign trade, Traditional medicine, Ayurvedic medicine

Courtesy: Financial Express

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

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AYUSH Ministry's Charge Temporarily Entrusted To Kiren Rijiju

Following PM Narendra Modi’s advice, President Ram Nath Kovind on January 19 temporarily assigned Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju with an extra charge of the AYUSH Ministry. Rijiju was assigned the additional portfolio since previous AYUSH minister Shripad Yesso Naik is hospitalized following an accident. Moreover, the President office informed that this arrangement may continue until Naik re-assumes office. Earlier, Naik on January 11 had met… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 08:47 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: AYUSH, Kiren Rijiju, Ram Nath Kovind, Union Sports Minister

Courtesy: The Hindu

Yogasana Will Be Promoted As A Competitive Sports, Indian Sports Ministry Announces

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Govt Endorses Yogasana As Competitive Sport; First Event In Feb 2021

The Union government on December 17 recognized ‘yogasana’ as a competitive sport. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said that the funds will be provided to the National Yogasana Sport Federation of India, founded earlier in November 2019. The federation had secured the sports ministry’s recognition only in November 2020. The ministry is also looking to organize a National Individual Yogasana Sport Championship in February 2021. Moreover, an… read-more

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 09:56 AM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Sports Ministry, AYUSH, sports, Yogasana, NYSFI


Ayurveda Day

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'Ayurveda Day 2020' To Highlight Ayurveda's Importance In COVID Mitigation

The Ayush Ministry has decided that the theme for this year's Ayurveda Day will be "Ayurveda for COVID-19 pandemic". The ministry, in a statement, said that it will help in "information dissemination about the various initiatives of the Ayurveda discipline to mitigate COVID-19 effects." The ministry has also planned to organise a webinar on the occasion with over 1.5 lakh participants. Ayurveda day is celebrated on November 13.

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 12:23 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Ayurvedic, Covid-19, pandemic, AYUSH

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Karunanidhi demands suspension of AYUSH secretary

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AYUSH Secretary Asks non-Hindi Members to Leave, MP Kanimozhi Demands Suspension

DMK MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi on August 22, called for AYUSH Secretary, Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha's suspension and demanded disciplinary proceedings against him over his statement on non-Hindi members. Reportedly, in a recent webinar, he had asked the participants who cannot speak Hindi to leave, as he wasn't well versed with English language. Kanimozhi stated that Kotecha asking non-Hindi speakers to leave "speaks volumes about the Hindi… read-more

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 08:19 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: DMK, AYUSH, Tamil Nadu, Kanimozhi

Courtesy: The Indian Express