Ayurveda is not an alternative, but an established and effective medical system : Rajasthan Ayurveda Minister
India News Front –Jaipur
Rajasthan Ayurveda Minister Dr. Raghu Sharma said that Ayurveda is not an alternative, but an established and effective medical system. He said that Ayurveda has been a part of culture and tradition from ancient times. The results of treatment from Ayurveda medical system have been pleasant even during the corona period.
Shri Sharma on Friday was addressing the State-level function organised on the occasion of Dhanwantri Jayanti and fifth Ayurveda Day at Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan auditorium. He said that the three systems of Ayurveda have provided relief to the infected at the time of corona period. The Ayurveda and Indian Medicine Department of the State Government provided ayurvedic concoction (kadha) to more than 31 lakh people and also distributed Giloy Churna and other medicines.
The Ayurveda Minister said that the State Government to promote Ayurveda is committed for successful implementation of Medical Tourism and medicinal plantation. He said that 20 places have been identified to make Rajasthan a medical tourism hub. The Centre of Excellence of many systems including Naturopathy, Panchkarma and Yoga will be set up here.
Dr. Sharma said that personnel of more than 3,500 dispensaries and hospitals of the department did commendable work during corona. More than 5,000 doctors and other personnel of the department during the corona management did excellent work with corona warriors. He said that the State Government in the near future is paying special attention to medical and organic farming. Like other crops, the minimum support price for the medicinal plants will also be fixed so that their farming could also get promotion.
He said that the State Government is working on new appointments and to develop institutions for expansion of Ayurvedic services in the State. Recently, starting Ayurveda University at Jodhpur and announcement of two Homoeopathy Colleges in Ajmer and Jodhpur are the steps taken in this direction. These will be the State’s first Government Homoeopathy Colleges and Rs 18 crore have been sanctioned for its construction.
Dr. Sharma said that the infrastructure of Ayurveda is continuously being strengthened. A 50-bedded hospital has been constructed at the Ayush Centre in Pratap Nagar with an estimated cost of Rs 4 crore. Recruitment of 1,000 Ayush Doctors and Compounders will be done in the coming days.
The Ayurveda Minister said that according to the experts, the patient even after being tested corona negative is attacked by many fatal diseases. In such a situation, the Ayurveda is playing an important role in Post-COVID Management. He said that the Government is preparing an action plan for its effective implementation.
Ayurveda and Indian Medicine Department Secretary Shri Rajesh Sharma said that relief is being provided to corona infected people through Ayurveda in the corona period. He informed about the ayurvedic concoction and other medicines made available free of cost to people. Director Smt Seema Sharma on this occasion informed about the works done by the department.
During the function Disease Diagnosis and Pathology Department, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur Former Head Professor Shri Krishna Khandal said that Ayurveda is an established medical system by Rishis and Munis (sages). If it is adopted in its original form then it is possible to treat incurable diseases. He said that the Ayurveda system is being discussed in various Science Journals published throughout the world.
Indian Medicine Board Chairman Professor Mahesh Chandra Sharma expressed his concern about the confusion being spread on Ayurveda. He said that the Ayurveda can play an important role in promoting Medical Tourism in Rajasthan. Bharatpur, Jaipur, Ajmer, Udaipur and other districts have the capacity to be developed as Ayurveda Medical Tourism Hub.
Many personnel and philanthropists were felicitated for their commendable work in the field of Ayurveda on Dhanwantri Jayanti. Dr Suresh Chandra Sharma, Dr Vijayendra Kumar Shama, Saurabh Singh Hada, Dr Krishna Chandra Gautam, Dr Sunil Kushwaha, Gopal Lal Meena, Rameshwar Dayal Sharma, Rohit Maurya, Bhavesh Gautam, Mukesh Kumar Mathuria and Leelu Singh were felicitated on this occasion.
Ayurveda and Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma told that the Prime Minister of India on Friday gave the status of Deemed University to National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur through video conference.
Dr. Sharma said that with National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) getting the status of Deemed University, not only there will be new courses available in Ayurveda education in the State but the research works will also get pace.
Dr Sharma on this occasion said that commendable work has taken place in the field of Ayurveda in the State, in which NIA, Jaipur that has completed 175 years, has played an important role. He said that not only the general public will be getting better medical facilities but students will also get new opportunities in education with NIA getting the status of Deemed University.(INF )