Ministry of Ayush: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homeopathy to be re-established

On June 3rd, it was decided in a meeting of Union Cabinet to re-establish Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H) as Subordinate Office under Ministry of AYUSH. Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy, that came into existence in 2010, functions as an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH. The re-establishment is ..

National Ayurveda Morbidity Codes developed

National AYUSH Morbidity and Standardized Terminologies Electronic Portal (NAMASTE Portal) is developed by the Ministry of AYUSH. Recently, the Ministry has developed National Ayurveda Morbidity Codes (NAMC), which is a comprehensive classification of diseases described in Ayurveda and Standardized Ayurveda Terminologies. These codes are made available in the NAMASTE portal. The Ministry of AYUSH is ..

New rules for AYUSH hospitals

New norms have been introduced for the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy sectors) regarding the conditions of medical reimbursement. The IRDAI or Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India issued guidelines earlier in November. As a consequence, the reimbursement at these hospitals for inpatient treatment is subject to certification from NABH or the ..

Shripad Naik Inaugurates International Conference on Yoga at Mysuru

On 15 Nov, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH and Defence, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated two days International Conference on Yoga at Mysuru, Karnataka. The theme of the conference is ‘Yoga for Heart Care’.  The Ministry has constituted a Yoga Certification Board to certify individual trainers and accredit Yoga Training institutions. This is ..

POSHAN Maah 2019 started with Eat Right India campaign

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has kick-started POSHAN Maah (nutrition month) 2019 with a year-long social and mass media campaign on the Eat Right India movement. This movement is aligned with the government’s flagship public health programmes such as POSHAN Abhiyaan, Anemia Mukt Bharat, Ayushman Bharat Yojana and Swachh Bharat Mission. Dr. Vardhan also ..

National Conference on Varmam Science held in Chennai

On 22nd August 2019, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the two-day National Conference on Varmam Science in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. ‘Varmam’ is a constituent of the Siddha system of medicine, that also doubles up as a martial art. The national conference is being organized by the National Institute of Siddha ..

Yoga Locator App Launched

The Ministry of Ayush has launched a mobile application Yoga Locator to enable people to locate yoga events and centres providing training and instructors. Yoga Locator App Yoga locator is a map-based location app. It enables yoga instructors to register themselves and reach out to a large number of people. Yoga locator app will help ..

Ministry of AYUSH signs MoU with CSIR for cooperation in research and education

The Ministry of AYUSH has recently signed a MoU with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR –New Delhi) for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science. Under the MoU, both organizations shall jointly endeavor to pursue: R&D covering fundamental research; AYUSH specific diagnostic ..