New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) India has signed Memoranda of Understanding with 25 countries across the world for cooperation in the field of traditional medicine.
The Narendra Modi government has over the past few years made efforts to promote the traditional system of medicine and get it recognised worldwide as part of the country’s soft power.
With such a mandate to promote AYUSH in the international practice of medicines, the Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) ministry has also inked 23 MoUs to undertake collaborative research in AYUSH systems of medicine.
Another 13 MoUs have been signed for setting up of AYUSH academic chairs with various foreign institutes and universities.
The Minister of State, AYUSH, Kiren Rijiju gave this information in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
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