The Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal announced that a satellite centre of the National Homoeopathy Institute (NIH) will be opened & operationalised at Narela in Delhi soon. The announcement was made while the Union Minister-along with senior officials of the Ministry of AYUSH - visited the National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) for a review meeting on Thursday.
Speaking about the role & scope of AYUSH in providing patient care, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "The AYUSH medicine is gaining popularity in India & around the world. We must seize this opportunity to provide our country with the crowning glory of a healthy India.
The AYUSH institutes of national prominence - both in-patient care & clinical research - must work towards sustaining excellence in curative, preventive, promotion &rehabilitative aspects of healthcare. The government is committed & accord highest priority to rejuvenate our traditional medicinal practices as per their strength for the benefit of people to avail a better quality of life."
The AYUSH institutes of national prominence - both in-patient care & clinical research - must work towards sustaining excellence in curative, preventive, promotion &rehabilitative aspects of healthcare.Speaking about the rich tradition of Homoeopathy in Bengal, the Union Minister said, "West Bengal is the cradle of Homoeopathy. This is the place where homoeopathy was nurtured and popularized in India. The NIH is offering unparalleled educational opportunities in Homoeopathy for students."
The review meeting at the National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) was also attended by the Director of NIH, Director General Central Council of Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH); top officials of AYUSH research units located in Kolkata as well as top officials from the Ministry of AYUSH.
During the review, the Minister enquired about the requirements of various institutes for better functioning with an aim to extend excellent healthcare facilities to common people. 2 "I am happy to know that this institute has been treating as many as 1000 or more patients every day. This hospital meets the best standard of patient care in India - as a NABH hospital - and it must continue its journey of extending the best patient care service," added the Minister.