National AYUSH Mission

Context:

National AYUSH Mission which is a centrally sponsored scheme is being implemented by Central government through States/UTs for development and promotion of Ayurvedic medicine.

Provisions for the promotion for Ayush System including the Ayurvedic system are:

  1. Co-location of the facilities provided under AYUSH at Primary Health Centers (PHCs), Community Health Centers (CHCs) and Districts Hospitals (DHs).
  2. AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries of the state government will be upgraded.
  3. Setting up of approximately 50 bedded integrated AYUSH Hospital.
  4. Undergraduate and Postgraduate educational institutions of state government would be upgraded.
  5. New AYUSH Educational Institutions will be opened in states.
  6. For manufacturing of quality medicines in AYUSH systems State government cooperatives and undertakings will be upgraded.
  7. To Strengthen State Drug Testing Laboratories for ASU &H Drugs for stringent quality control.
  8. Support for the cultivation of Medicinal Plant including processing and post-harvest management to ensure availability of quality raw material for AYUSH medicine and other products.

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Plutus IAS Current Affairs Team

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