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2 Nepali manuscripts added to UNESCO’s list

Khatmandu(PTI), 20th June, 2013:¬†Two old Nepali manuscripts in the field of Ayurveda and Tantrism have been added to UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register, the UN body’s office here said. Nepali manuscripts the ‘Nisvasattatvasamhita’ and the ‘Susrutasamhita’ that are, respectively, the earliest surviving tantric manuscript and the oldest document in the field of Ayurveda were … Continue reading

Rs 553 crores given to States / UTs for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission during 2009-13

Press Information Bureau, Government of India, 8th June, 2013: A total of Rs 553.00 crores was given to the States / UTs for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission during 2009-13. This resulted in the establishment of new AYUSH facilities in 803 Primary Health Centres, 113 Community Health Centres, 24 District Hospitals and … Continue reading

Major insurance cos refuse to include Ayush treatment in mediclaim despite IRDA order

PB, 29th May, 2013: Major insurance companies in the country are refusing to abide by the IRDA order to include Ayush products and services in the mediclaim insurance policy. IRDA issued a directive in this regard sometime in last February after repeated representations from ayush industry. IRDA under section 5(1) of the IRDA (Health Insurance) … Continue reading