Government Announces Measures for Promotion of Homoeopathy
The Central Government has constituted Central Council of Homoeopathy under the provisions of Homeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 to regulate education and practice of Homoeopathy.
The Central Government has also established an apex Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy to carry out research activities in different aspects of Homoeopathy. It has a network of 22 research centers and 05 Homoeopathic treatment centers and is carrying out intramural research including collaboration with institutes of excellence. CCRH is undertaking various public health initiative programmes like â€˜Homoeopathy for healthy childâ€™ with Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RSBK) launched by Government of India, and Integrating AYSUH systems (Homoeopathy) in National Programme for prevention and control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The Central Government has provided treatment facilities in Homeopathy under its CGHS Scheme in seventeen (17) different towns and cities.
Government of India has approved and notified National AYUSH Mission (NAM) as a centrally Sponsored Scheme on 29.09.2014, which inter alia includes the component of AYUSH services, where there is provision of financial assistance for co-location of AYUSH facilities at Primary Health Centers (PHCs), Community Health Centers (CHCs) and District Hospitals (DHs), upgradation of existing Government AYUSH hospitals, setting up of 50 bedded integrated AYUSH hospitals and supply of essential drugs to AYUSH hospitals and dispensaries including Homoeopathy system.
An amount of Rs 2312.205 lakhs (Rs. 1778.285 Lakh as central Share and Rs. 533.92 lakhs as State share) has been indicated as resource pool for the year 2015-16 to the state of Rajasthan under National AYUSH Mission (NAM) including Homoeopathy system of Medicine.
This information was given by the Minister of State, AYUSH(IC), Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.