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...]

Bridge course proposed for practitioners of Ayurveda – The Hindu

Vanita Muralikumar, chairperson, Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM), has said that the council has developed a nine-month bridge course to train practitioners of Ayurveda to treat commonly encountered health problems faced by residents of rural areas. The council is awaiting the approval of the Union government. “Ayurveda curriculum has both Ayurveda and modern medicine. While remaining in our own platform, we want to make use of the advanced technology for the growth and development of the Ayurveda system to treat the commonly encountered health problems using modern medicine, within … [Read more...]