Chhattisgarh Government Amends Chhattisgarh (AYUSH) Service Recruitment Rules, 2022

The Chhattisgarh government has amended the Chhattisgarh Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education Department’s Service Recruitment Rules, 2022, to include the recruitment of District AYUSH Officers with a pay scale of 67300 213100 (Level-13). The changes require 80% Ayurveda Medical Officers, 15% Homoeopathy Medical Officers, and 5% Unani Medical Officers. Educational qualifications include a graduate degree, internship, and five years of working experience in government institutions.

Ayurveda Research Meets Industry at PRAGATI-2024

The interactive meeting aims to explore research opportunities and collaborations between CCRAS and the Ayurveda drug industry. It also aims to maximize the potential of Ayurveda stakeholders by connecting researchers with industry partners. Ultimately, it will also benefit Ayurvedic practitioners and patients.

Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy Inaugurated in Assam

The Central Research Institute of Yoga & Naturopathy will offer clinical training facilities, focusing on areas such as cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes management, autoimmune diseases, and non-communicable disease (NCD) risk reduction. The hospital’s services will encompass inpatient, outpatient, and day care facilities, offering a range of treatments including naturopathy diet and nutrition, yoga therapy, massage & manipulative therapies, acupressure, acupuncture, physiotherapy, and hydrotherapy.

Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (Amendment) Regulations, 2024

This clarification is designed to provide uniformity and inclusivity in the service conditions for individuals transitioning from the Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar and the Department of Swasthvritta to the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda. By incorporating the service conditions of employees from these precursor institutions, the amendment aims to streamline and harmonize the employment terms within the broader framework of the Institute.

Landmark Initiatives to Boost Ayush Sector Launched in North East India

The highlight of the event was the inauguration of the first-ever dedicated Panchakarma block in the North East region. This facility, situated at CARI, is equipped with modern amenities and will provide Panchakarma therapies to the public at reasonable rates. The Pharmacology & Bio Chemistry lab, another new initiative, was also inaugurated during the event. It will scientifically validate therapeutic and safety potential, develop cost-effective poly herbal formulations, and work towards harnessing the rich biodiversity of the North East region.

WHO to Include Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani Morbidity Codes

The ICD series by WHO serves as a global standard for classifying diseases, providing a common language for health information. While the existing data primarily reflects modern biomedical practices, the upcoming ICD 11 TM Module 2 aims to incorporate data and terminology from Ayurveda, Siddha, and Unani (ASU) systems, bringing global uniformity to the classification of traditional medicine.

SMART 2.0 Launched For Ayurveda Teaching Professionals

SMART 2.0 is an acronym for ‘Scope for Mainstreaming Ayurveda Research among Teaching professionals.’ It aims to facilitate robust clinical studies in priority areas of Ayurveda through collaboration with academic institutions and hospitals nationwide. Academic institutions interested in participating in collaborative research activities can submit their ‘Expression of Interest’.

National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Introduces New Regulations for Examinations

The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine has introduced the “National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (National Examinations for Indian System of Medicine) Regulations, 2023.” These regulations aim to standardize and streamline the examination and admission processes within the Indian System of Medicine, ensuring a robust framework for education and practice in the field.