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Steps taken by the Government to provide AYUSH facilities in Hospitals and Dispensaries

Steps taken by the Government to provide AYUSH facilities in Hospitals and Dispensaries

Steps taken by the Government to provide AYUSH facilities in Hospitals and Dispensaries

Under National AYUSH Mission (NAM) financial support is provided to States/UTs for better access to AYUSH services through co-location of AYUSH facilities at Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and Districts hospitals(DHs), upgradation of the exclusive AYUSH hospitals and Dispensaries as per the requirement projected by them in their State Annual action Plans (SAAPs).

Under the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), an autonomous organization of Government of India, two Ayurvedic extension centres at Safdarjung Hospital and Lady Hardinge Hospital have been established at New Delhi. Further, Under the Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), an autonomous organization of Government of India, two Unani extension centres have been established at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital at New Delhi.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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