Ministry of AYUSH Constitutes a 16-Member Committee to Prepare a Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control (Download PDF)

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Ministry of AYUSH has constituted a 16-member committee under chairmanship of H. R. Nagendra, to prepare a Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control. Yoga is a part of adjuvant therapy. In addition to this Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) has opened 08 OPDs in various Govt.

Ayush ministry constitutes a 16-member committee

Ayush Ministry Constitutes a 16-member Committee

Ayush ministry constitutes a 16-member committee

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  • The Ministry of AYUSH has launched a programme to integrate Ayurveda, Homoeopathy and Unani with National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) .
  • A 16 member committee of experts has been constituted by Ministry of AYUSH to prepare a Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control.
  • Committee is headed by Dr. H. R. Nagendra, Chancellor, S-Vyasa University.
  • A total of 49 proposals on Diabetes Mellitus under EMR Scheme of Ministry of AYUSH have been received to verify the efficacy of Yoga on Diabetes Mellitus from various Govt. and Non-Government organization.
  • The proposals have been preliminarily evaluated.
  • Yoga is a part of adjuvant therapy.
  • Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) has opened 08 OPDs in various Govt.
  • Hospitals to integrate preventive practices of Yoga & Naturopathy for treatment of diabetes and other ailments with current medical facilities.

About Ministry of AYUSH

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  • The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, is a governmental body in India.
  • It’s purposed with developing, education and research in Ayurveda, yoga, naturopathy, unani, siddha, and homoeopathy, Sowa-rigpa (Traditional Tibetan medicine), and other Indigenous Medicine systems.
  • The department was created in March 1995 as the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (ISM&H).
  • The Ministry of AYUSH was formed with effect from 9 November 2014 by elevation of Department of AYUSH.
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- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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