The government has earmarked Rs 80 crore for the department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidha, Sowa Rigpa and Homeopathy (AYUSH) for promoting the country’s traditional methods of treatment and healthcare.
Rs 16 crore is spent every year under the AYUSH scheme, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Santosh Chowdhary and Secretary, AYUSH, Nilanjan Sanyal said.
She said that more than Sixteen Thousand AYUSH Centre have been set-up in the Country and Mobile Ambulances are also being provided for the AYUSH system.
Smt. Chowdhry exhorted the people to take maximum benefits of Arogya Mela and encourage others to participate in the comprehensive AYUSH health fair on Ayurveda, Yoga, Homeopathy and Unani. [Source]