Ayurveda Day Celebrated

  • Ayurveda Day is celebrated every year on Dhanvantari Jayanti.
  • The need for medicinal plant cultivation is increasing rapidly worldwide due to global expansion.
  • A micro website for Ayurveda Day was created which got the support of about twenty crore people from all over the world.
  • Institutions like IIT, AIIMS and CSIR have joined hands with Ayush to understand the molecular properties of Ayurvedic medicines.
  • With the help of ISRO mapping of medicinal plants across the country is being done.
  • Ayurveda is not limited to human health only.
  • Air Vrikshayurveda, Animal Ayurveda, etc.
  • Notification of regulation of Ayurveda diet by FSSAI is a big success for Ayush.
  • National Dhanvantari Ayurveda Awards were announced for distinguished service in the field of Ayurveda.
  • These special honours were given to Vaidya RM Awahad, Vaidya PV Damania, and Vaidya L Mahadevan Sarma.
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