Government has created & proposes following educational opportunities in the AYUSH sector:

  1. All India Institute of Ayurveda at Goa is being established as satellite centre of the existing All India Institute of Ayurveda, New
  2. National Institute of Ayurveda at Panchkula is being established as satellite centre of the existing National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur.
  3. National Institute of Homoeopathy at Narela, New Delhi is being established as satellite centre of the existing National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata.
  4. National Institute of Unani Medicine at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh is being established as satellite centre of the existing National Institute of Unani Medicine,
  5.               Post Graduate Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy Education & Research at Nagamangla, Karnataka will be an institute of the Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN), New Delhi an Autonomous Body under Ministry of AYUSH.
  1. Rastriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, an autonomous organization under M/o AYUSH is starting fellowship programme as Super Speciality Courses in Ayurveda in collaboration with ITRA Jamnagar AIIA Delhi, and NIA Jaipur The following subjects have been identified for the course: 1. Skin Diseases 2. Oncology 3. Emergency Medicine 4. Surgery (Bhagna) 5. De-Addiction 6. Neurology.

 

The following steps have been taken by the Government to promote AYUSH medicines in the country:

  • To promote AYUSH Medicine amongst people within and outside the country, various IEC activities are being taken up with adequate dissemination of information through electronic, press and social media.
  • Considering the importance of immunity boosting measures in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, Ministry of AYUSH has promoted use of ready-made Ayush formulation i.e., ‘Ayush Kwath’(Ayurveda) or ‘Ayush Kudineer’ (Siddha) or ‘Ayush Joshanda’ (Unani) in the interest of health promotion to the masses.
  • Interdisciplinary AYUSH Research & Development task Force has been constituted, which is carrying out the activities related to scientific validation of work of AYUSH Medicines on fast track.
  • To streamline/facilitate research of AYUSH medicines, total 05 Research Councils dedicated to different AYUSH systems or healthcare are functioning under Ministry of AYUSH. CCRH under the villages Swasthya Rakshan program has adopted 55 villages, where local populations are being provided health care at their door step.

 

STATE/UT-WISE NUMBER OF AYUSHCOLLEGES IN THE COUNTRY

State Ayurveda Unani Siddha Sowa Rigpa Homeopathy Total Colleges
Andhra Pradesh 03 01 00 00 07 11
Arunachal Pradesh 00 00 00 00 01 01
Assam 01 00 00 00 03 04
Bihar 08 05 00 00 15 28
Chandigarh 01 00 00 00 01 02
Chhattisgarh 06 01 00 00 03 10
Delhi 03 02 00 00 02 07
Goa 01 00 00 00 01 02
Gujarat 34 00 00 00 35 69
Haryana 11 00 00 00 01 12
Himachal Pradesh 03 00 00 00 01 04
Jammu & Kashmir 02 03 00 01 00 06
Jharkhand 01 00 00 00 05 06
Karnataka 78 06 00 00 18 102
Kerala 18 01 01 00 06 26
Madhya Pradesh 24 04 00 00 25 53
Maharashtra 82 07 00 00 58 147
Meghalaya 01 00 00 00 01 02
Odisha 06 00 00 00 06 12
Puducherry 01 00 00 00 00 01
Punjab 17 01 00 00 04 22
Rajasthan 13 03 00 00 10 26
Sikkim 00 00 00 01 00 01
Tamil Nadu 07 01 12 00 13 33
Telangana 05 03 00 00 05 13
Uttar Pradesh 69 16 00 01 13 99
Uttrakhand 16 01 00 00 02 19
West Bengal 04 01 00 00 12 17
Total 415 56 13 3 248 735

 

The Minister of State (The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy), Sh. Kiren Rijiju (Additional Charge) stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

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