New Delhi, Oct 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate country’s first All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) on October 17.
AIIA is aimed to bring in synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda and modern diagnostic tools and technology.
This would be India’s first edical institute under the Ministry of AYUSH to hold the coveted status of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) accreditation.
The Minister of AYUSH, Sripad Yesso Naik on saturday said “Set up as an apex institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, the AIIA will bring synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda and modern diagnostic tools and technology.”
In its initial phase, the institute has been set up within a total campus area of 10.015 acres with a budget of Rs 157 crore.
“It has a NABH accredited Hospital and an Academic Block. Out Patient Services are being provided in the hospital block of AIIA and medicines are given free of cost,” stated Naik.
Presently, the clinical specialties running in the hospital block are Neurological and Degenerative Disease Care Unit among others.
Other departments include Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Care Unit, Diabetes & Metabolic/Allergic Disorders Care Unit, Yoga, Panchakarma Clinic, Kriya Kalpa.
“Diabetic Retinopathy Clinic, Kshara Evum Anushastra Karma and Infertility Clinic are also there and it also has pathology, biochemistry, microbiology and Radiology laboratories/Diagnosis facilities. The indoor patient department has provision for 200 beds,” he added.