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Ayurveda to be Included in MBBS Syllabus in Haryana

  • 06 Feb 2023
  • 3 min read

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On February 3, 2022, Haryana Home, Health and AYUSH Minister Anil Vij said in the state level program under the 75th Surya Namaskar Abhiyan program in Ambala Cantonment that Ayurveda will also be included in the MBBS curriculum in Haryana.

Key points

  • Minister Anil Vij said that under the MBBS degree for four years, the student will study allopathic, while ayurveda will be studied for one year, for this a team has been formed which will work to prepare the course.
  • The AYUSH Minister said that in the meeting of the Haryana Cabinet, ayush department has been given the status of a separate department so that this department can also come forward on the lines of other departments and it can be identified separately and whatever work must be done by this department can be done.
  • A Yoga Commission has been formed in Haryana to take Yoga forward. The state government has taken a resolution that Yogashalas should be built in 6500 villages of the state, in view of this, 1000 Yogashalas have been built, work is going on for the rest. Yogashalas are also being built in the cities wherever there is possible space.
  • He said that like allopathic medicines, ayurvedic medicines will also be re-engaged.
  • The AYUSH Minister also said that AYUSH University has been created to promote alternate medicine. Ayush has five wings, which include Ayurveda, Yoga, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy. Work is being done on these five wings. Ayush University has been opened in Kurukshetra. There is 100 acres of land where the building will be constructed. People from far and wide will come here and take education in Haryana.
  • He informed that National Institute of Ayurveda is being built in Panchkula at a cost of about Rs 270 crore. It will be ready by December. A 250-bed hospital will also be built here, and 500 doctors will come out from here.
  • He said that Unani College has been set up in Nuh, Homeopathic College in Ambala Cantonment and Naturopathy Hospital in Devarkhana. There are 569 AYUSH health wellness centers, 4 Ayurvedic hospitals, 6 AYUSH primary health hospitals, 19 Unani hospitals, 26 homeopathic, 21 AYUSH wings and every district hospital in Haryana has AYUSH wing.
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