Government gives funds to States/UTs under NAM to develop AYUSH System of Medicine

New Delhi:  In an attempt to develope and encourage the AYUSH system of National AYUSH system of medicine in the country, the Central Government has launched a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM). 
The Mission envisages better access to AYUSH services, strengthening of
AYUSH educational institutions, enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU &H) drugs and promotion of medicinal plants for sustainable availability of raw-materials for ASU & H drugs in the States/UTs.

Under NAM grant-in-aid is being provided to State/UT Governments as per their proposed State Annual Action Plans (SAAPs). Since implementation of the programme comes under the purview of State/UT Governments, no target has been fixed by the Central Government State/UT wise. However, resource
pool allocated under NAM for each State/UT Government is communicated to the States/UTs. Accordingly, States/UTs are required to prepare their State Annual Action Plans (SAAPs) as per their requirements in accordance with NAM guidelines.

During 2014-15, under National AYUSH Mission (NAM) funds released by the Central Government is Rs. 7,528.707 lakhs and during the year 2015-16 and the year 2016-17 funds released by the central Government is Rs. 33,101.248 lakhs and Rs. 41711.849 lakhs respectively .

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH,  ShripadYesso Naik in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

New AYUSH medicines for mosquito borne diseases:

 The Research Councils viz Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Science (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS), Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), autonomous bodies under the Ministry of AYUSH are engaged in Research and Development of new drugs. The details of new drugs developed by the Research Councils after clinical trials are as under: -


·            AYUSH Rasayan A & B for geriatric health
·            AYUSH A for Bronchial Asthma

·            AYUSH-D for Diabetes Mellitus

·            C1 oil for wound healing

·            AYUSH-SL for Lymphatic Filariasis

·            PJ-7 for dengue

·            Carctol-S for Ovarian Cancer

·            AYUSH M-3 for Migrain


·      Coleus forskohlii

·      Catheranthus roseus

·      Buxus sempervirens

·      Cynara scolymus

·      Hygrophilla spinosa

·      Persea Americana

·      D5 chooranam for Diabetes mellitus,

·      Rasagandhi mezhugu for Fibroid uterus,

·      Sirupeelaiyathi Kudineer in Kalladaippu (Urolithiasis)

High Level Meeting of AYUSH:
Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) is an autonomous body and apex research Body under Ministry of AYUSH. CCRH has an institutional mechanism wherein a committee consisting of Chairpersons of different Committees including Scientific Advisory Committee, Sub-committee on clinical research and Basic & Fundamental research has been set up to prevent false propaganda against homoeopathy and other related issues.

Homoeopathy is officially recognized system under the Ministry of AYUSH. For regulation of education and practice in Homoeopathy, a statutory body namely, Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH) was constituted under the provisions of Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973. Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), and National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) are apex bodies under Ministry of AYUSH in the field of research and education respectively.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, ShripadYesso Naik in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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