The aims and objectives of the pilot project on Homoeopathy are as follows:
- To sensitize target audience including health workers, patients and care givers about benefits of homoeopathy for common diseases.
- To promote health through homoeopathy for identified conditions.
- To reduce morbidity and promote faster recovery due to conditions such as diarrhea, respiratory infections, dental conditions, skin conditions, developmental delays, etc. in children.
- To reduce morbidity due to conditions such as behavioral problems, acute infections, substance abuse, etc. in adolescent children
Rs. 5.10 crores has been allocated during 2015-16 as per the requirement of the Healthy Child programme.
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in reply to an unstarred question in LokSabha today.