“A large-scale population study has shown that Kabasura Kudineer helped significantly to tackle the contagion.
AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said the notification by the CCIM does not amount to any policy deviation or any new decision.
This concerns pre-clinical studies on four oral interventions which have already been taken up for clinical studies, the AYUSH ministry said.
Apart from information about CSIR repurposed drugs, the website -- CuRED -- also provides details about clinical trials of diagnostics and devices in which the scientific body is involved.
These Ayurvedic prescriptions meant for the mild and asymptomatic Covid-19 patients, say the guidelines.
Shripad Yesso Naik, Union AYUSH Minister, visited the CHC on July 28 to review the arrangements at the centre for treatment of COVID-19 patients.
The claim of COVID-19 cured triggered a row with the Union AYUSH ministry telling the herbal products firm not to sell the drug till it has examined the issue.
The petitioner, stated that the company launched the medicine 'Coronil' with the claims of curing Covid-19 infection without following procedures and requisite permissions from the ministry and ICMR.
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Authorities have also planned to use Aarogya Setu app coupled with an IT-driven tool to boost surveillance and contact tracing in COVID-affected areas in Delhi.
Last year, a big event was organised at Red Fort in which Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu had also participated.
This will be a joint initiative of the ministries of AYUSH, health, and science and technology through the CSIR with technical support from the ICMR.
Goa-based teacher Mahesh Degvekar suggesting a possible ayurvedic cure for Covid-19, but the AYUSH Ministry was not validating the "cure".
The ministry is using platforms like video-conferencing and social media to reach out to AYUSH practitioners and involve them in stopping and discouraging false and unsupported claims.