* PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda, Dhargal; says these institutions will give speed to the AYUSH healthcare system
PANAJI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said with Ayurveda, Goa could take its tourism industry to a different level.
“With Ayurveda, Goa could take its tourism industry to a different level. In my opinion, Goa has the potential to boost tourism by promoting Ayurveda and Naturopathy,” said PM Modi.
PM Modi addressed the Valedictory function of the 9th World Ayurveda Congress in Goa.
He further inaugurated the 3 National AYUSH Institutes – All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Goa, National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM), Ghaziabad and National Institute of Homeopathy (NIH), Delhi, in Panaji, Goa.
“These three institutions will give speed to the AYUSH healthcare system. Over 30 countries have recognised Ayurveda as a traditional medicine system. We have to promote Ayurveda in other countries also,” said PM Modi
Ayurveda teaches us that just like a machine, our body also works well only when both its hardware (body) and software (heart) work in tandem.
He further said that Ayurveda is not just about treatment; it also promotes wellness. Yoga and Ayurveda are the new hope for the world.
“We had Ayurveda’s result as well as effect, but we were lagging behind in terms of evidence. Therefore, today we’ve to do documentation of ‘Data Based Evidence’,” the PM added.
PM Modi also said that Ayurveda teaches us the right way of living. It is a guide on how to maintain our mental and physical health.
“We have put forward a futuristic vision of ‘One Earth One Health’ before the world. It means a universal vision for health,” he said.
The Prime Minister said that Ayurveda teaches us that just like a machine, our body also works well only when both its hardware (body) and software (heart) work in tandem.
Stressing on database documentation for Ayurveda, Prime minister Narendra Modi said that the union government is moving ahead towards forming a national Aayush Consortium.
“Ayush industry has seen seven times growth and touched Rs 1.5 lakh crore from Rs 20000 crore, and in future it can expand globally,” he added
Meanwhile, Prime minister Narendra Modi also stressed creating a road map to take Ayurveda forward.