THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Ayurveda Medical Association of India (AMAI) is organising a convention on July 26 to declare its rights. The association will submit a document consisting of 27 demands, including seeking stringent action against quacks. Other demands include introducing a mechanism to incorporate Ayurveda in the Ardram mission, implementing co-location of projects, regulating the advertisements of medicines and filling posts.
“We want the state to put pressure on the Central Government to reduce higher tax slabs for classic ayurvedic medicine,” said Dr V G Udayakumar, chairman of the organising committee.
Deputy Speaker V Sasi will inaugurate the convention to be held at the Government Ayurveda College in Thiruvananthapuram.
President of AMAI Dr G Vinod Kumar will preside over the function. Member of State Secretariat of CPM M V Govindan Master will release the paper. KPCC vice-president V D Satheesan, CPI leader C Divakaran MLA, IUML state committee member C Mammotty and BJP national executive committee member V Muraleedharan will attend the meeting.