Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik has inaugurated the First Ever International Conference on AYUSH and Wellness ‘Arogya 2017’.
The three day exhibition has been jointly organized by Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Government of India including Pharmexcil in partnership with FICCI to showcase the strength and scientific valuation of traditional system of medicine. Nearly 1500 delegates from India and 60 countries are participating in ‘Arogya 2017’.
Minister of Commerce, Suresh Prabhu while addressing the delegates said: “Arogya 2017 is the first of its kind International Conference which has been organized in India. Through this, we have decided to share the traditional medicine knowledge of India with humanity across the world.”
Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik said that Ministry of AYUSH is trying to achieve comprehensive integration of AYUSH in the health services. Ministry of AYUSH is not only promoting developmental activities of traditional medicine at National level but also looking at more international cooperation and collaboration opportunities at bilateral, multi lateral, regional and global levels.
While speaking at the inaugural function, Secretary AYUSH, Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said that India is perhaps the only country in the world with a separate ministry of traditional medicine which reflects government’s commitment towards development of AYUSH system of medicines, Bureaucracy Today reports.