India Health Update – 16 classical Ayurvedic Formulations in 6 non-communicable diseases validated by CCRAS

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16 classical Ayurvedic Formulations in 6 non-communicable diseases validated by CCRAS

The Govt. of India, Ministry of AYUSH has setup Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) as an apex body for formulation, coordination, development and promotion of research in Ayurveda and Sowa Rigpa on scientific lines and research activities in India. Under literary Research, about 3500 palm leaf /paper manuscripts including rare books have been digitized by CCRAS from the different parts of India.

The details of efforts taken by CCRAS are as under: –

(i) Two formulations viz. AYUSH-82 for diabetics and AYUSH-56 for Rheumatoid arthritis developed by CCRAS have been commercialized;

(ii) National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (NPCDCS) has been launched in three State viz. Gujarat, Rajasthan and Bihar.

(iii) CCRAS has validated 16 Classical Ayurvedic Formulations in six non communicable diseases.

There are 30 research institutes running all over India under CCRAS. The funds are provided to CCRAS directly under Central Sector Scheme; there is no state-wise disbursement in the matter. The details of allocated and disbursed budget to CCRAS are as under:-

(Rs. in lakhs)
2013-14
Allocated and disbursed
2014-15
Allocated and disbursed
2015-16
Allocated and disbursed
14,562.96 15,687.03 16,491.50

 

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri ShripadYesso Naik in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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