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Will set up institutions of Indian System of Medicine. We will start integrated courses for Indian System of Medicine (ISM) and modern science and Ayurgenomics

Adequate Progress

The number of courses in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha has remain stagnant at 10 and no new courses have been added during the tenure of BJP government. No new integrated courses have been introduced in the field of Indian System of Medicine and modern science and Ayurgenomics, as per AYUSH ministry records.

North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy was inaugurated at Shillong, in December, 2016. All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi has also become functional in 2016. Another institute, North Eastern Institute of Folk Medicine (NEIFM), Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh is expected to become functional in 2017.

As per the education policy of AYUSH ministry, permissions have been given to open new colleges of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani and also increase the admission capacity of undergraduate courses. Permission has also been granted to open new PG courses in Ayurveda.

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