Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the virology laboratory at Dr. Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata on Sept 12 2017.
The lab, established at a cost of Rs. 5 crore is the only one in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in Homoeopathy for viral diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chikungunya and swine flu.
New drugs and technologies would also be developed here to combat emerging challenges of viral diseases.
Naik expressed satisfaction of recognising this laboratory by the University of Calcutta to undertake research work of the Ph. D students in Homoeopathy.
He expressed happiness over Council’s initiatives of establishing a Centre of Excellence in Fundamental Research in Homoeopathy at IIEST, Shibpur to undertake fundamental research studies in homoeopathy with an interdisciplinary approach.
This institute has undertaken several clinical research studies like autism, psoriasis, vitiligo, breast cancer, hypertension, migraine etc along with proving of new drugs in homoeopathy with their clinical validations. About 400 patients are being treated daily through OPD services and AYUSH outreach services being provided in villages too.
Location : 50, Rajendra Chatterjee Road, Baranagar, Near Alam Bazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700035