AYUSH stands for various streams of Indian Health System viz. Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Sowa Rigpa, and Homeopathy. Ayush Ministry The Ayush department was created in March 1995 as the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (ISM&H). Its current name was given in 2003. Till 2014, this department worked under