Mumbai: In a recent development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the World Health Organization is setting up a WHO Global Centre on Traditional Medicine in India.
“The World Health Organization is setting up the WHO Global Center on Traditional Medicine in India to strengthen research on traditional medicines,” the Prime Minister said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was speaking after inaugurating the Institute of Teaching and Research at Ayurveda, Jamnagar (Gujarat), and National Ayurveda Institute, Jaipur (Rajasthan) through video conferencing.
The Prime Minister also said that this time Ayurveda Day is special for Gujarat and Rajasthan and the youth.
“Today in Jamnagar, the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar enjoys national importance. While in Jaipur, the National Institute of Ayurveda is dedicated as a deemed university,” PM Modi said.
Speaking about the WHO Global Center on Traditional Medicine, which will be established in India, PM Modi said, “I am confident that the way India has come to the world’s pharmacy will become the center of traditional medicine.” A Center for Global Welfare. This center will take the development of medicines and related research to greater heights. “
The institutes which have been inaugurated today are the premier institutes of Ayurveda in the country. The Institute of Teaching and Research at the Ayurveda Institute, Jamnagar, has been accorded the status of an Institute of National Importance (INI) by an Act of Parliament, and the National Institute of Ayurveda Jaipur that of an Institution Deemed to be University by the University Grants Commission, said an official statement.