Heal in India
Heal in India is an initiative of the Indian Government aimed at promoting medical tourism in the country. This initiative is being led by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ministry of Ayush. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) and Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) have been working in collaboration with the Ministries to develop a ‘One Step’ Heal in India portal for the promotion of Medical Value Travel.
MoU between Ministry of Ayush and India Tourism Development Corporation
The Ministry of Ayush signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), Ministry of Tourism to work together for the promotion of Medical Value Travel in Ayurveda and other traditional systems of medicine. This partnership will help in promoting traditional Indian systems of medicine and therapies and position India as a global leader in the field of medical tourism.
Champion Service Sector Scheme for Medical Value Travel
The Ministry of Ayush developed a Central Sector Scheme called the Champion Service Sector Scheme for Medical Value Travel. Under this scheme, financial assistance in the form of Interest Subsidy is provided to private investors for the establishment of Super Specialty Hospitals/ Day Care Centres of the systems recognized under The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) Act, 2020, or The National Commission for Homeopathy (NCH) Act, 2020 in FY 2021-22. This will help in the development of the infrastructure required for the promotion of Medical Value Travel in India.
Chintan Shivir and Global Ayush Investment and Innovation Summit
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organized a couple of Chintan Shivirs to promote Heal in India and Heal by India. The Ministry of Ayush also participated in these Chintan Shivirs. Certain action points were identified in this shivir to promote traditional medicine through tourism in India.
A Round Table and Plenary Session on Heal in India- Medical Value Travel were organized during the Global Ayush Investment and Innovation summit at Gandhinagar, Gujarat to promote India as the top destination for Medical Value Travel.
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2023
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Ayush • Champion Service Sector Scheme for Medical Value Travel • Heal in India • Medical Tourism
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