VARANASI: Dr Anand K Chaudhary of the department of Rasashastra, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), has been nominated as a member of the committee to prepare a concept paper for the establishment of Indian Institute of AYUSH Pharmaceutical Sciences (IIAPS).
The department of AYUSH, ministry of health and family welfare, Government of India, has constituted the eight-member committee headed by the eminent pharmacologist Prof Ranjeet Roy Chaudhury of New Delhi.
According to Chaudhary, the Ayurveda system of medicine is getting momentum worldwide along with Indian system of medicines like Yoga, Sidha, Unani and Homeopathy. This propagation is on virtue of intrinsic strength of fundamental principles of these systems and therapeutic properties of its medicines with their quality, safety and efficacy.
He said the looking to these enhanced demand of medicines of these systems at global level, the department of AYUSH constituted the committee to prepare a concept paper for the establishment of IIAPS. This institute will ensure generation of data for quality and standard production of AYUSH system of medicines. [Source]