AYUSH Ministry

AYUSH Ministry’s efforts lauded on World Siddha Day

“A large-scale population study has shown that Kabasura Kudineer helped significantly to tackle the contagion.

published on : 6th January 2021

Govt authorises post-grad Ayurveda practitioners to be trained to perform surgical procedures

AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said the notification by the CCIM does not amount to any policy deviation or any new decision.

published on : 22nd November 2020

First animal study in India on coronavirus moves to its final stage: AYUSH Ministry

This concerns pre-clinical studies on four oral interventions which have already been taken up for clinical studies, the AYUSH ministry said.

published on : 20th November 2020

Vardhan launches website for info on clinical trial of CSIR ushered repurposed drugs 

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.

published on : 20th October 2020

Guduchi, Ashwagandha, Ayush-64: Centre releases Ayurveda protocol to combat Covid-19 

These Ayurvedic prescriptions meant for the mild and asymptomatic Covid-19 patients, say the guidelines.

published on : 6th October 2020

All India Institute of Ayurveda starts providing free testing, treatment to COVID-19 patients

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.

published on : 30th July 2020

Didn't promote COVID-19 cure, just shared trial results: Baba Ramdev's Patanjali on Coronil drug

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.

published on : 1st July 2020

PIL alleging irregularities by Baba Ramdev's pharmacy in Uttarakhand HC

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.

published on : 30th June 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS| With over 70,000 cases, Delhi edges past Mumbai to become India's worst-affected city

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.

published on : 23rd June 2020

Low-key International Yoga Day event at Purana Qila due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Last year, a big event was organised at Red Fort in which Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu had also participated.

published on : 19th June 2020

COVID-19: Govt to conduct randomised controlled clinical trial of ashwagandha

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.

published on : 7th May 2020

AYUSH Ministry not validating Goa teacher's COVID-19 cure

Goa-based teacher Mahesh Degvekar suggesting a possible ayurvedic cure for Covid-19, but the AYUSH Ministry was not validating the "cure".

published on : 25th April 2020

AYUSH Ministry to explore therapies for containment of COVID-19 outbreak, seeks online suggestions

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.

published on : 31st March 2020