Sirf News needs to recruit journalists in large numbers to increase the volume of news stories. Please help us pay them by donating. Click on the button below to contribute.
Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said, time has come for a “health revolution” under the guidance of the traditional medicine system and pitched for affordable and accessible healthcare.
The PM was addressing a gathering after dedicating the country’s first All India Institute of Ayurveda to the nation. He noted that the world is heading “back to nature and wellness”
He described the medical system as India’s strength and urged those working in the sector to revive it. He also asked experts from the field to find medicines which can, like allopathy, give immediate relief to people but without side-effects.
The Prime Minister also urged private players to use part of their corporate social responsibility funds to help strengthen Ayurveda.
“We have seen the IT revolution in last 30 years. Now, the time has come for a health revolution under the aegis of Ayurveda.Let’s pledge to strengthen, revive Ayurveda,” Modi said at the event.
Modi said, Ayurveda-related hospitals should be set up in each district of the country.He added,the Ayush ministry would ensure that there was a good Ayurveda hospital in each district.
He said, the Ministries of Ayush and Agriculture can guide farmers to sow medicinal plants in their fields. This will also help farmers boost their income in line with the government’s plan to double their income by 2022 when India attains 75 years of independence.
Modi also reiterated the importance of cleanliness as part of preventive healthcare.
Sirf News is now Koo-ing. Click on the button below to join our handle (@sirf_news) and stay updated with our posts on the platform that won the Atmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge, 2020
Sirf News is now on Telegram as well. Click on the button below to join our channel (@sirfnewsdotcom) and stay updated with our unique approach to news