Ministry of Tourism releases Compendium on guidelines for Ayush facilities

medical-tourism-in-india-665x397The Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India  has released the ‘Compendium on Guidelines for Ayush Facilities’. This would help potential visitors to have knowledge about the institutions that have been accredited and would follow the quality standards.

On the demand from the industry and stakeholders including Ministry of Tourism; the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) has brought out accreditation standards and guidelines for AYUSH facilities in the country including Wellness Centres and Panchkarma clinics that are used by tourists.

The Ministry of Tourism under the direction of the Minister of Tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma has therefore compiled the accreditation standards for the various AYUSH facilities and urged the industry for wide acceptance of these standards. The compendium includes accreditation available for the following facilities:

I.  Ayurveda Hospitals

II.  Yoga and Naturopathy Hospitals

III.  Unani Hospitals

IV.  Sidha Hospitals

V.   Homeopathy Hospitals

VI.  Panchkarma Clinics

VII. Wellness Centres

The accredited service providers are also listed on the Ministry of Tourism website and in the Incredible India campaign which has a global reach. This would help potential visitors to have knowledge about the institutions that have been accredited and would follow the quality standards. The details of the accreditation standard are available on Ministry of Tourism’s website www.incredibleindia.org.

Today, due to advancement in ease and speed of travel, more and more people are traveling in search of better quality, affordable and timely healthcare and wellness options. The Wellness Tourism industry globally is expected to reach 678 billion US Dollars by 2017 and it is one of the most important tourism products for India.

Web : https://incredibleindia.org

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