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Post Covid-19: New worldwide interest in Ayurveda

According to the Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, who is also a professor of diabetes and endocrinology, the western world has turned to India to explore the best practices of alternate medicine.

The period ahead is for Ayurveda, the safest healthcare system in the world. The pandemic has made people all over the world think of a system that harnesses the strength nature for taking care of human health. The COVID-19 has evoked worldwide interest in India’s traditional healthcare systems like Ayurveda, naturopathy and Yoga to build immunity and search for a healthy lifestyle, says Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh. In the last four-five months the western world has turned to India to explore the best practices of alternate medicine.

New India will become AtmaNirbhar in health care and will also contribute to the world in providing immunity booster mechanisms through the traditional medicine system. COVID-19 has reiterated and re-emphasised the virtues of integrated healthcare. There is a need to make it part of world medical regimes including that of WHO, says Dr Jitendra Singh, a professor of diabetes and endocrinology. Authored eight books Dr Singh is also a consultant, clinical practitioner and ex-chairman for the National Scientific Committee Diabetes and the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India.

Udaykumar K.V
Udaykumar K.V

The government is considering medicinal plantation in one million hectares with an investment of Rs 4,000 crore under mission Atmanirbhar Bharat.



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