Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Traditional Medicine
Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU) and Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) for cooperation in the field of Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Traditional Medicine in the presence of Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH and Defence, Shri Sripad Naik at New Delhi on 20th November, 2019.
Speaking on this occasion the Minister stressed upon the need for Translational Research in Ayurveda through interdisciplinary approaches for global acceptance and understanding of Indian Knowledge System of Medicine such as Ayurveda and appreciated the efforts of CCRAS, JNU and ILBS for their noble initiatives that may open new horizons in this field. Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Vice Chancellor, JNU Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar and Dr. Vijay Kumar, Dean (Research), ILBS were also present on this occasion.
This Research Collaboration with these State of Art Institutions would be able to generate tangible evidences on fundamental principles of Ayurveda through multiomics studies and also safety, efficacy of Ayurveda Interventions for emerging health challenges such as non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).