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Two MoUs Signed with Argentina and Israel for promoting Ayurveda in those countries
Earlier, two important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) were signed by the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Chennai, under the Union Ministry of AYUSH with universities in Argentina and Israel in the presence of Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH on Wednesday November 30, 2016. These MoUs will pave the way for introducing study of Ayurveda in those countries.
The Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH Shri Ajit M Sharan, Joint Secretary Shri Anil Kumar Ganeriwala, National President of Vijnana Bharati Dr Vijay P. Bhatkar, CEO of National Medicinal Plants Board Smt Shomita Biswas, Provincial Minister of Sri Lanka Shri Bandula Yalegama and Senator from Italy Dr. Maurizio Romani were also present among the dignitaries today.
This mega event is being organized by the World Ayurveda Foundation with support of Ministry of AYUSH, and the State Government of West Bengal. To facilitate development and growth of AYUSH system of medicine, the Ministry of AYUSH is also organizing AROGYA Expo from 1st-4th December, 2016 at Science City, Kolkata to coincide with the 7th World Ayurveda Congress.
This year’s World Ayurveda Congress is the largest ever as compared to the earlier World Ayurveda Congress at Kochi 2002, Pune 2006, Jaipur 2008, Bengaluru 2010, Bhopal 2012 and Delhi 2014. Over 3500 delegates, including over 350 international delegates from 24 countries representing the Global Ayurveda fraternity are expected to participate. Other participants would be Students, Ayurvedic practitioners, traditional healers, academics, research scientists, policy makers, industry, cultivators and collectors of medicinal plants, agricultural and forestry experts, buyers from overseas, regulators from developed nations and members of society in and around Kolkata interested in Ayurveda.
More than 1893 scientific papers of international caliber are being considered for presentation in over 30 multi-track scientific sessions. Pre Congress workshops have already been conducted on Scientific Writing, Panchakarma, Ksharkarma, Afforestation of Medicinal Plants, Mental Health and other matters concerning Ayurveda. For the Ayurvedic industry the B2B meet, Conclave on Ethno Seminar and Scientific Lectures would be the added attractions.