Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate three National Ayush Institutes on December 11 with the aim of improving infrastructure and promoting research in traditional medicine. PM Modi will inaugurate the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Goa, the National Institute of UnMedicine (NIUM) in Ghaziabad, and the National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) in Delhi.
According to the Ministry of Ayush, these satellite institutes will improve research, international cooperation, and make Ayush services more affordable to a larger community. These institutes will aid in the delivery of affordable healthcare to all citizens and to the country’s various regions. On December 11, the Ministry of Ayush will host the 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC), which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend.
In Panjim, Goa, the event will highlight the scientificity, efficacy, and strength of the Ayush system of medicine on a global level. According to a Ministry of Ayush statement, the development of three new national Ayush institutes in Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Unani would create 400 additional seats for 400 students pursuing UG, PG, and Doctoral programmes, as well as 550 additional beds in these three streams.
The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Goa will work to provide the highest quality facilities for UG, PG, and post-doctoral courses in education, research, and patient care services using the Ayurvedic medical system. According to the statement, it will be transformed into an Ayurvedic wellness hub encouraging Medical Value Travel (MVT) and will serve as a model centre for international and national collaboration for academic and research purposes.
The National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) in Delhi, according to the statement, is the first of its kind to be established in Northern India for the development of the Homoeopathic system of medicine and the provision of health care services. It will work on mainstreaming and integrating Ayush healthcare services with contemporary medications, as well as encouraging R&D and innovation and developing reputable national institutes.
The National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, will serve as a satellite center for the existing National Institute of Unani Medicine in Bangalore. It will be the first of its kind in Northern India, serving patients from Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and other Indian states, as well as international nationals under MVT.