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Make India a global Ayurveda hub :PM

Dr.Suresh  receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Global Ayurveda Festival venue in Kozhikode on Tuesday.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon to make India a global destination of ayurveda. He was inaugurating ‘Vision Conclave ‘of the Global Ayurveda Festival at Swapnanagari in Kozhikode on Tuesday.

The Centre was duty-bound to promote the traditional systems of medicine, including Ayurveda, in the country,  he said.India can be a leader in holistic healthcare in the world.

“Our government is fully committed to the promotion of ayurveda. A separate ministry has been formed for promoting ayurveda and traditional medicine.


He said the government would set up research facilities and supports to propagate and popularise the system.

We do need to look beyond the provided health care; a combination of physical and mental wellness by widening the horizon of traditional system of medicine.

All the systems of traditional medicine has based on philosophy, Sarve Bavanthu Sukhino, Sarve Bvaanthu Niramaya.

Ayurveda is a long tradition of Science; indigenous system of health and wellness.

‘Ayur’ is life and ‘Veda’ is Science .The long tradition of Indian systems like Yoga,Siddha, and ayurveda have harmonious relationship  with Nature.

The real potential of ayurveda is still untapped due to many reasons like inadequate scientific scrutiny maintaining standard and quality of medicine.”

Traditional herbs are locally available to the community.


The P.M. urged the young Ayurveda practitioners enter into start up venture by introducing integrated medical practice.

‘Ensure quality in treatment. Ayurveda practitioners must agree this.

P.M Narendra Modi quoted slokas from the ancient texts:Sama dosha samagni cha sama dhatu mala kriya prasanntmendriya manah svastha ithyabhidiyate’.He pointed out the contribution of India in ayurveda .

Union Minister for Ayush Shripad Yasso Naik presided over the function.Chief Minister Oommen Chandy spoke.G Gangadharan welcomed the gathering.Governor justice P.Sathasivam, minister for health V.S.Sivakumar also were present.

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