Two new institutes set up for imparting education in AYUSH: Shri Shripad Naik


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The Central Government has established five National Institutes to impart education in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani & Homoeopathy, In addition the Government has established two new institutes during the academic session 2016-17 namely (i) All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi for Post-graduate education and (ii) North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy, Shillong for Under-graduate education in Ayurveda & Homoeopathy.

Further, any person intending to establish a new Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathic (ASU&H) Medical College may apply as per section 13A of Indian Medicine Central Council (IMCC) Act, 1970 and section 12A of Homoeopathy Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973.

   Ministry of AYUSH has instructed to ASU&H college while grant/denial of permission for the academic session 2016-17 that all the college shall obtained National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH) accreditation of the attached Hospital within one year from the receipt of permission/denial letter.

The Government has setup 05 Central Councils for Research in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Yoga & Naturopathy and Homoeopathy for undertaking coordinating formulating, developing and promoting research on scientific lines. The activities are carried out through peripheral institute/Centres/Units located all over India and also through collaborative studies with various universities, hospitals and institutes. The research activities of the council include medicinal plant research (Medico-ethno botanical survey, pharmacognosy and tissue culture), Drug Standardization Pharmacological Research, Clinical Research, Literary Research & Documentation, and other outreach activities. Further, Ministry of AYUSH has introduced Extra Mural Research (EMR) scheme to conduct the research on various aspects of AYUSH systems.

The Government of India has approved and notified National AYUSH Mission (NAM) on 29thSeptember 2014 which envisages better access to AYUSH services; strengthening of AYUSH educational institutions, facilitate the enforcement of quality control of ASU&H drugs and sustainable availability of ASU&H raw materials in the States/UTs during 12th Plan.

The Ministry of AYUSH provides propogation and promotion of AYUSH systems in the country by creating awareness amongst the citizens about the efficacy of the AYUSH system and dissemination of proven results of research and Development work conducted in AYUSH systems through various media and other publicity activities including organizing Arogya Fairs, participation in AYUSH related Fairs, organizing Workshops, Seminars on AYUSH system of medicine.

STATE/UT-WISE NUMBER OF AYURVEDA, SIDDHA UNANI , HOMOEPTHY AND NATURIPATHY COLLEGES IN THE COUNTRY
(As on 30.11.2015)


Sl. No.
State/UT
Ayurveda
Siddha
Unani
Homoeopathy
Naturopathy
Total
1.                  
Andhra Pradesh
03
00
01
04
00
08
2.                  
Arunachal Pradesh
00
00
00
01
00
01
3.                  
Assam
01
00
00
03
00
04
4.                  
Bihar
08
00
04
16
00
28
5.                  
Chandigarh
01
00
00
01
00
02
6.                  
Chhattisgarh
04
00
01
03
01
09
7.                  
Delhi
02
00
02
02
00
06
8.                  
Goa
01
00
00
01
00
02
9.                  
Gujarat
14
00
00
18
01
33
10.              
Haryana
10
00
00
01
00
11
11.              
Himachal Pradesh
02
00
00
01
00
03
12.              
Jammu and Kashmir
01
00
02
00
00
03
13.              
Jharkhand
01
00
00
04
00
05
14.              
Karnataka
61
00
05
11
04
81
15.              
Kerala
17
01
01
05
00
24
16.              
Madhya Pradesh
19
00
04
20
02
45
17.              
Maharashtra
69
00
06
50
00
125
18.              
Orissa
06
00
00
06
00
12
19.              
Pondicherry
01
00
00
00
00
01
20.              
Punjab
13
00
00
04
00
17
21.              
Rajasthan
12
00
02
08
03
25
22.              
Tamil Nadu
06
08
01
12
05
32
23.              
Telangana
05
00
02
03
01
11
24.              
Uttar Pradesh
30
00
13
09
02
54
25.              
Uttarakhand
06
00
01
02
00
09
26.              
West Bengal
04
00
01
12
00
17
Total :
297
09
46
197
19
568

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri ShripadYesso Naik in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha

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