KSIDC initiates steps to promote ayurveda – Hindu Business Line

Kochi, April 10:   Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) has initiated steps to forge a common platform for promoting ayurveda worldwide. In this endeavour, the corporation conducted an interactive meeting here with leading ayurvedic manufacturing companies to develop ayurveda as a true complementary and alternative system of medicine across the world. Speaking at the interactive meeting, M. Beena, Managing Director, KSIDC and Secretary AYUSH, said that there are certain factors that limit the use of ayurveda across the globe. This needs to be sorted out and equip this … [Read more...]

Budgetary Provision for Ayurveda – Business Standard

Ayurveda education is regulated under the provisions of Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 read with amended Act of 2003 and Regulations made thereunder. As per the Indian Medicine Central Council (Minimum Standards of Education in Indian Medicine) (Amendment) Regulations, 2012, Ayurveda Education is aimed at producing graduates, having profound knowledge of Ashtanga Ayurved supplemented with knowledge of scientific advances in modern medicine along with extensive practical training to become fully competent to serve the healthcare services.For providing focussed attention to the growth … [Read more...]

Ayurveda may offer solution for Alzheimer – Business Standard

Extract from an Ayurvedic plant may provide the answer to Alzheimer’s disease for which no effective drug is available at present.The Centre for Neuroscience of the Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, is engaged in research into this.Revealing this, Centre Professor and Chair Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath said, P K Warrior of the Arya Vaidyashala of Kottakal, Kerala, had suggested to her an Ayurvedic plant. Finding that no new drug had come out to treat Alzheimer’s and that several drugs had failed in the last 10 years, the Centre had taken up Warrior’s suggestion to take a look at the … [Read more...]