AYUSH

Government to promote AYUSH treatment through health tourism

Posted On: 17 MAR 2023 4:41PM by PIB Delhi

Heal in India is an Initiative of the Government to promote the Medical Tourism in the country. Under this initiative,Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and  Ministry of Ayush has been working with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) and Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC)for developing a ‘One Step’ Heal in India portal for Promotion of Medical Value Travel.

Ministry of Ayush signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), Ministry of Tourism to work together for the promotion of Medical Value Travel in Ayurveda and other traditional systems of medicine.

Ministry of Ayush developed a Central Sector Scheme namely Champion Service Sector Scheme for Medical Value Travel Under this scheme, financial assistance in the form of Interest Subsidy is provided to private investors for the establishment of Super Specialty Hospitals/ Day Care Centres of the systems recognized under The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) Act, 2020 or The National Commission for Homeopathy (NCH) Act, 2020 in FY 2021-22.

Couples of Chintan Shivir were organized by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare to promote Heal in India and Heal by India. Ministry of Ayush has also participated in these Chintan Shivir. Certain action points were identified in this shivir to promote traditional medicine through Tourism in India.

A Round Table and Plenary Session on Heal in India- Medical Value Travel were also organized during Global Ayush Investment and Innovation summit at Gandhinagar, Gujrat to promote India as No. 1 destination for Medical Value Travel.

List of National Institutes under the aegis of Ministry of AYUSH having attached hospitals

S.No.

Name of Institute

Location

Name of the State/UT

1

Institute of Teaching & Research in Ayurveda

 Jamnagar

Gujarat

2

National Institute of Ayurveda Jaipur

Jaipur

Rajasthan

3

All India Institute of Ayurveda

New Delhi

New Delhi

4

North Eastern Institute on Ayurveda & Homoeopathy

Shillong

Meghalaya

5

North Eastern Institute of Folk Medicine

Pasighat

Arunachal Pradesh

6

National Institute of Homoeopathy

Kolkata

West Bengal

7

National Institute of Unani Medicine

Bengaluru

Karnataka 

8

National Institute of Naturopathy

Pune

Maharashtra

9

National Institute of Siddha

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

10

National Institute of Sowa Rigpa

Leh

Ladakh

 

This information was given by Minister of Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply in Loksabha today.

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