Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates National Institute of Naturopathy ‘NISARG GRAM’ in Pune, Maharashtra

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Pune, 25th February 2024: Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated two significant institutes under the Ministry of Ayush, aiming to bolster the country’s holistic healthcare landscape. The ‘Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy’ (CRIYN) in Jhajjar, Haryana, and the National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), titled ‘NISARG GRAM,’ in Pune, Maharashtra, were officially inaugurated.

In his inaugural address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the government’s commitment to enhancing immunity and disease-fighting capabilities. He highlighted the focus on nutrition, Yoga, Ayurveda, and hygiene as preventive measures against diseases. The Prime Minister stressed the promotion of both traditional Indian systems of medicine and modern medicine. He expressed pride in inaugurating two significant hospitals and research centers dedicated to Yoga and Naturopathy in Maharashtra and Haryana. Additionally, he mentioned the establishment of a WHO center related to traditional medicine in Gujarat. The government aims to ensure accessible and improved healthcare for every individual, irrespective of their economic status.

Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal, virtually participated in the event from Kalyani, West Bengal. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Union Minister of State for Ayush and Women and Child Development, Dr. Munjpara Mahendra Bhai, also joined the event from Gujarat.

At the on-site inaugural event of the ‘Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy’ in Jhajjar, Haryana, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and other dignitaries participated. Chief Minister Khattar highlighted the significant opportunity for the institution in Devarkhana village and praised the global recognition achieved by Yoga under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi.

The ‘Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy, Jhajjar (Haryana),’ built under the Ministry of Ayush, serves as an apex-level Yoga and Naturopathy research and education facility. The project, costing INR 63.88 Crore, includes a 200-bed hospital, OPD, Treatment Block, Academic Block, Hostel, Residential Block, Yoga Block, and Diet Block, spread across 19 acres.

‘NISARG GRAM,’ located in Pune, Maharashtra, is a 250-bed hospital with a Multi-disciplinary Research and Extension Service Centre. It also houses a Naturopathy Medical College offering Under Graduate (UG)/Post Graduate (PG)/Para Medical Courses. The project, valued at INR 213.55 Crore, includes residential and non-residential facilities such as Boys & Girls Hostel, Auditorium, Yoga Hall, Cottages, and the iconic Gandhi Memorial Hall.

Both the National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) in Pune and the Central Research Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy (CRIYN) in Deverkhana Village, Jhajjar, mark significant milestones in advancing holistic healthcare through traditional systems. These institutes employ diverse approaches, including hydrotherapy, massage, clinical nutrition, and yoga therapy, to address emerging healthcare challenges, particularly the increasing prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and educational programs, these institutes aim to empower individuals to prioritize their health and well-being.