Perspective: Heal in India | 14 May, 2022

Sansad TV

In this episode of the Perspective Prog. based on ‘Heal in India’. AYUSH’ denotes Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy. With people from different countries of the world coming to India for treatment in large numbers, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing Medical Tourism Centres in Asia. Market size of the AYUSH sector has grown by 17% p.a. from 2014 to 2020 and it is further projected to reach 23.3 billion US Dollars in FY 2022. With an aim to further boost Medical Tourism, the government has launched ‘Heal in India’ programme. In a bid to promote the traditional medicine industry Prime Minister Modi in April this year announced that India will soon launch `AYUSH mark’ which will provide authenticity to AYUSH products made in India. He also announced a special visa category for those who want to travel to the country to avail of AYUSH therapies. Today we will discuss the opportunities and challenges in the traditional medicine industry and it’s use to further promote medical tourism in India.

1. Tanuja Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda
2. Dr. Manoj Nesari, Advisor, Ayurveda, Ministry of Ayush, GoI
3. Dr. Nitin Agrawal, National Secretory, Vishwa Ayurved Parishad

Anchor: Vishal Dahiya
Producer: Sagheer Ahmad

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