Delhi, 4th November 2022: Our ancient medical knowledge is more than 5000 years old and people should be made aware of that. It is really commendable the way AYUSH has given service to the masses through its various streams, namely, Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, said Union AYUSH Minister in Pune today, 5th November 2022. He was speaking after visiting the National Institute of Naturopathy in Pune.
Director of the Institute Dr. K. Satyalakshmi gave a presentation on this occasion about the work of the organization. After visiting various departments of the institute, The minister took a overview of the working of the organisation and interacted with some of the patients who had come for treatment. A wreath was laid at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bapu Bhavan, situated in the premises of the institute.
Minister further said that “credibility and acceptability of Ayurveda products has grown globally. The size of AYUSH product market until 2014 was only 3 billion dollars. Now the AYUSH product market has reached the scale of 18.2 billion dollars. This journey of growth of AYUSH products will continue even in the future.”
Minister expressed confidence that AYUSH will also pave the way for further development of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. He said that “Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of AYUSH are working together with the common goal of preventing disease and promoting health.
Many Assamese people living in Pune met Minister and held discussions on various topics. He also garlanded the photo of famous singer from Assam Bharat Ratna late Bhupen Hazarika. Today is the death anniversary of Hazarika and Sonoval attended various programs organized on this occasion.