Govt Plans to Set up 4,200 Ayush Wellness Centres in Ongoing Fiscal

Ayush Minister Shripad Yesso Naik informed the Rajya Sabha that 2,500 new centers are planned to be opened within the first four months of the present government.

The government also provided financial assistance to set up integrated Ayush hospitals in 85 districts across various states and has plans to add more. The government is trying to modernize Ayush hospitals across the country and is increasing the number of doctors.

It is also modernizing postgraduate AYUSH medical colleges. The government provided around Rs 53,000 crore for Ministry of Health and Rs 1,686 crore for Ministry of Ayush for the last fiscal. Standing Committee asked to increase the budget for the Ministry of Ayush. Yadav asked the government to introduce NET like an all-India entrance exam for tradition medical education.

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