Narendra Modi calls for Ayurveda-led 'health revolution', promises hospitals based on traditional system

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during the dedication of the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation, on the occasion of second Ayurveda Day, in New Delhi on Tuesday

FP Staff October 18, 2017 19:38:11 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during the dedication of the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation, on the occasion of second Ayurveda Day, in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during the dedication of the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation, on the occasion of second Ayurveda Day, in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI
Underscoring the importance of Ayurveda, Modi said time has come for a "health revolution" under the aegis of the traditional medicine system and pitched for affordable and accessible healthcare. PTI
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Underscoring the importance of Ayurveda, Modi said time has come for a "health revolution" under the aegis of the traditional medicine system and pitched for affordable and accessible healthcare. PTI
Modi described the medicine system as India's strength and urged those working in the sector to revive it. He also asked experts from the field to find medicines which can, like allopathy, give immediate relief to people but without side-effects. PTI
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Modi described the medicine system as India's strength and urged those working in the sector to revive it. He also asked experts from the field to find medicines which can, like allopathy, give immediate relief to people but without side-effects. PTI
The prime minister also urged private players to use part of their corporate social responsibility funds to help strengthen Ayurveda. "We have seen the IT revolution in last 30 years. Now, time has come for a health revolution under the aegis of Ayurveda. Let's pledge to strengthen, revive Ayurveda," Modi said at the event. PTI
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The prime minister also urged private players to use part of their corporate social responsibility funds to help strengthen Ayurveda. "We have seen the IT revolution in last 30 years. Now, time has come for a health revolution under the aegis of Ayurveda. Let's pledge to strengthen, revive Ayurveda," Modi said at the event. PTI
Listing steps being taken by his government to revive and strengthen the system, Modi said Ayurveda-related hospitals should be set up in each district of the country. He said the Ayush ministry would ensure that there was a good Ayurveda hospital in each district. PTI
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Listing steps being taken by his government to revive and strengthen the system, Modi said Ayurveda-related hospitals should be set up in each district of the country. He said the Ayush ministry would ensure that there was a good Ayurveda hospital in each district. PTI
Noting that people across the world were getting attracted towards good health as well as wellness, the prime minister suggested that time was ripe for an atmosphere of Ayurveda to evolve. PTI
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Noting that people across the world were getting attracted towards good health as well as wellness, the prime minister suggested that time was ripe for an atmosphere of Ayurveda to evolve. PTI