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...]

Need committed practitioners to promote Ayurveda: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: In a candid assessment of what ails the traditional medical science of Ayurveda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the biggest challenge to it is posed by the people associated with the practice itself.He said that unless those who are associated with Ayurveda fully dedicate themselves to it with all the commitment at their disposal, things will not improve."If you are not yourselves committed to it, how will you assure the patients ... If my words sound bitter, then I am following the principle of Ayurveda. A bitter pill helps," he said.The Prime Minister was addressing … [Read more...]

Russian delegation to promote Ayurveda, visiting Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 29 (IANS): A Russian delegation, led by the deputy health minister, is arriving in the state capital to have a first-hand experience of Ayurveda so that it can be promoted in their country. The six-member delegation, led by Minister Igor Kagramanyan and Sergei Kalashnikov, chairman of the Russian parliamentary committee on health, is arriving here Nov 2 and would be here for a week. It is visiting under the aegis of NGO Ayurveda Russia-India Association to have talks with Kerala health and tourism ministers and officials. The NGO's representative M.R. Narayanan told … [Read more...]