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Regional Raw Drug Repository for AYUSH launched

On October 13, 2020, the Union Minister of AYUSH inaugurated the Regional Raw Repository at the National Institute of Siddha, Chennai. The Regional Raw Repository is the important component of National AYUSH Mission. About the Repository The repository will play a major role in collection, demonstration and documentation of raw drugs from Southern Plateau region. ..

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Ministry of AYUSH sign agreement to boost Medicinal Plant Cultivation

On September 24, 2020, the National Medicinal Plants Board operating under the Ministry of AYUSH signed a Memorandum of Understanding with major Herbal industrial bodies and other major AYUSH industries to promote medicinal plant cultivation. Highlights The industrial bodies that signed the agreement include ADMA (Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturer Association), FICCI, CII, ANMOI (Ayurvedic Medicines Manufacturers ..

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Conservation and Promotion of Medicinal Plants

The National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) under the Ministry of AYUSH is implementing following schemes to encourage farming/cultivation, conservation, processing and promotion of medicinal plants throughout the country: National AYUSH Mission (NAM) The large scale farming/cultivation of medicinal plants is being supported under the ‘Medicinal Plants’ component of the National AYUSH Mission (NAM). The scheme ..

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