Sarbananda Sonowal on Infrastructure development
Ayush Ministry has fast-tracked up-gradation and construction of various Ayush Infrastructure across the country
A meeting to review the construction projects of the Ayush National Councils and National institutes was held under the chairmanship of Minister of Ayush, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal. Minister of State for Ayush, Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai, Shri Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of Ayush, Vice Chancellor, Directors and Director Generals of Ayush Institutes/Central Councils along with project management consultants' representatives participated in this meeting.
On this occasion, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal said that time-bound infra development of National Institutes, Central Councils is a prime focus area, which will enable Ayush to better serve humanity.Ministry of Ayush aims to create a world class Ayush infrastructure across the country, which will be pivotal to drive India's Ayush revolution. Almost, 41 Ayush infrastructure projects, which include new buildings and up gradation of present National institutes/Central Councils is being planned at an estimated cost of Rs. 1955.45 crores across the country. On this occasion, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal said that time-bound infra development of National Institutes, Central Councils is a prime focus area, which will enable Ayush to better serve humanity. He gave directions for fast completion of all works for benefit of the people. The Minister further added that building of Ayush infrastructure should be approached in the same way as Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's holistic infrastructure development scheme "GatiShakti". Ayush officials and project management consultants should take serious note of this action philosophy.
Ministry of Ayush key Infrastructure projects include establishing satellite institutes of four National Institutes, phase II campus of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), New Delhi, North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy (NEIAH) at Shillong. Other key projects include Ayush wing at AIIMS, NCI at Jhajjar, Nisarg Gram at NIN, Pune and others. The prominent project management consultants, who have been engaged for these projects are NPCC Ltd., WAPCOS Ltd., NBCC (I) Ltd, CPWD, MECON and PWD. Last week the minister inaugurated Ayush building complex at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai. This complex will house the regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy (RRIH), under Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) and Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine (RRIUM) under Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM).
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