Awareness of Ayurveda and Yoga
The following schemes are being implemented by the Ministry to create awareness regarding Yoga and Ayurveda in the country:
(i) Centrally sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission.
(ii) Central Sector Scheme for Promotion of Information, Education & Communication (IEC).
(iii) Yoga Training to Police Personnel.
(iv) Expansion of AYUSH CGHS Dispensaries.
Apart from the above, Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy conducts Yoga camps, Yoga classes, education programmes etc. Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences organizes (i) Tribal Health Care Programme. (ii) Integration of AYUSH (Ayurveda) in National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease & Stroke (NPCDCS). (iii) Swathya Rakshan Programme.
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in a written reply to an unstarred question in the Lok Sabha today.