Cabinet nod to continuation of National Ayush Mission as centrally-sponsored scheme
The scheme would continue from April 1, 2021, to March 31, 2026, with a financial implication of Rs 4,607.30 crore to be spent during the period.
Thakur told reporters that the scheme involves the expansion of the Ayush sector to promote the holistic health of Indians.
He said under the scheme, old and traditional medicinal systems would be promoted, and Ayush wellness centers, medical colleges, hospitals, and dispensaries set up and upgraded.
He said the Cabinet also approved the change of nomenclature and mandate of the North Eastern Institute of Folk Medicine (NEIFM) as the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Folk Medicine Research (NEIAFMR).
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