DOWNLOAD OUR APP
IndiaOnline playstore
12:32 AM | Wed, 28 Sep 2016

Download Our Mobile App

Download Font

Centre provides help to institutes for rare AYUSH books

200 Days ago

New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Centre on Friday announced that 31 institutes have been given financial assistance to preserve rare and precious AYUSH (Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) books for translation and publication.

The information was given by the minister of state for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health and Family Welfare Shripad Yesso Naik in a reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

"The Centre for Traditional Medicine and Research, Chennai, has collected 268 rare siddha palm manuscripts and digitized. Tamil Valarchi Kazhagam Chennai has published eight volumes of Siddha medicines in Tamil. Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) is also engaged in digitization of classical Unani book/manuscripts. So far 50 books manuscripts have been digitized by the Council," said the minister.

"Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) is engaged in the studies related to revival and retrieval and digitisation of ancient ayurvedic manuscripts and rare books and they are being published from time to time," he said.

"So far 30 books retrieved from manuscripts have been published and are now available in the public domain," Naik added.

"The Council has surveyed and digitised more than 5,000 ayurvedic manuscripts/rare books from Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam and Jammu & Kashmir (Leh) etc.," he added.

According to key indicators released recently by the National Sample Survey Office, it is estimated that about 6 percent of the people have received treatment from Indian systems of medicine (including Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha), Homoeopathy and Yoga and Naturopathy. (IANS)

Viewed 47 times
  • SHARE THIS
  • TWEET THIS
  • SHARE THIS
  • E-mail

Our Media Partners

app banner

REVOLUTIONARY ONE-STOP ALL-IN-1 MARKETING & BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

  • Digital Marketing
  • Website Designing
  • SMS Marketing
  • Catalogue Designing & Distribution
  • Branding
  • Offers Promotions
  • Manpower Hiring
  • Dealers
    Retail Shops
    Online Sellers

  • Distributors
    Wholesalers
    Manufacturers

  • Hotels
    Restaurants
    Entertainment

  • Doctors
    Chemists
    Hospitals

  • Agencies
    Brokers
    Consultants

  • Coaching Centres
    Hobby Classes
    Institutes

  • All types of
    Small & Medium
    Businesses

  • All types of
    Service
    Providers

FIND OUT MORE