The Ministry of Defence has signed two pacts with Ministry of Ayush for starting Ayurveda Centres at various medical facilities of the Armed Forces.
These MoUs were signed during the three-day mega event, Global Ayush Investment
and Innovation Summit, organised at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 20-22 April.
Two MoUs were signed between the MoD and Ayush Ministry during the event, one for starting Ayurveda Centres at 37 Cantonment hospitals and another for starting the Ayurveda Centres at 12 Military Hospitals of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS).
The Defence Ministry, in a statement, said that the centres will “make available well-established and time-tested therapies of Ayurveda to the residents of Cantonments, including families of Armed Forces personnel and civilians depending on these hospitals”. These Ayurveda Centres will be functional across the country from 1 May, the ministry said.