Ayurvedic food supplements are in demand worldwide: Union Minister AYUSH
Union Minister of State for the Development of Women and Children, Dr Munjpara Mahendrabhai, visited the government on Monday. Ayurvedic Hospital and AYUSH J&K Headquarters, Jammu, on the last day of his 5 day tour of Jammu and Kashmir.
At first, the Minister paid floral tributes to Lord Dhanvantri’s idol in Dhanvantri Kunj at the hospital premises, followed by the inauguration of the 6th Ayurveda Day celebration. It should be noted that the AYUSH Management has launched the “Ayurveda for Poshan” campaign on the theme of National Ayurveda Day for this year according to the directives of the Ministry of AYUSH.
Dr Munjpara Mahendrabhai has interacted with patients with IPD and OPD and took a keen interest in Ayush procedures performed on patients at IPD and OPD.
The Minister also visited the medicinal garden established at the AYUSH J&K management premises, Jammu and appreciated the management’s efforts in establishing the herb garden, an essential component of the health and wellness center. AYUSH.
The minister later chaired an interactive session in which he focused on the principles and practices of optimal nutrition enshrined in Ayurveda. He also highlighted the role of nutrition in combating noncommunicable diseases and the potential of the Ayur nutraceutical industry to meet the global demand for Ayurvedic dietary supplements.
In his speech, Dr Munjpara expressed his satisfaction with the healthcare services provided to patients through specialized Ayush modalities such as Panchkarma, Ksharsutra, Yoga & Naturopathy. He also announced a 75 lakh rupee package for upgrading the delivery of health services to the government. Ayurvedic Hospital, Jammu. It has focused on researching and collecting and documenting clinical evidence to make Ayurveda an evidence-based health system.
The Minister was accompanied by Director AYUSH, Dr J&K Mohan Singh, Additional Secretary H&ME Rajeshwar Singh Charak, Government Medical Superintendent. Dr Vandana Dogra Ayurvedic Hospital and other senior officers.