National Institute of Ayurveda, Union Government Autonomous Bodies
National Institute of Ayurveda was set up as an autonomous institute by the Government of India in order to advance and aid the growth and development of the science of Ayurveda in India. It is an autonomous body under the administrative control of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
The National Institute of Ayurveda was established as an apex institute by the Government of India for promoting the growth and development of Ayurveda as a model Institute and for evolving high standards of teaching, training, research and patient care. It also seeks to invoke a scientific outlook to the knowledge of the Ayurveda System of Medicine. The National Institute of Ayurveda is located in Jaipur, the capital of the State of Rajasthan in India. It is an autonomous institute of the Union Government of India.
Objectives of National Institute of Ayurveda
The National Institute of Ayurveda was set up with the following main objectives:
* To promote the growth and development of Ayurveda;
* To produce graduates and post-graduates in all branches of Ayurveda;
* To conduct, research on various aspects of Ayurveda;
* To provide medical care through Ayurvedic System of Medicine to the suffering humanity;
* To provide and assist in providing services and facilities of the highest order for research, evaluation, training, consultation and guidance to Ayurvedic System of Medicine;
* To conduct experiments and develop patterns of teaching in under-graduate and post-graduate education in all branches of Ayurveda.
Administration of National Institute of Ayurveda
The Institute is under the administrative control of the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and is fully financed by it. The managing body is the Governing Body consisting of 16 Members and presided over by the Honourable Minister of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India. The other Members are: Secretary, Joint Secretary and Advisor (Ayurveda) of the Department of AYUSH, Government of India, the Additional Secretary (FA) of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Secretary (Finance) Secretary Ayurveda) and Director of Ayurveda of Government of Rajasthan and 4 Ayurvedic Experts nominated by the Government of India and 2 by the Government of Rajasthan and the Director of the Institute is the Member Secretary of the Governing Body. There is also a Standing Finance Committee presided over by the joint secretary, Department of AYUSH, Government of India for considering and clearing various financial matters.
(Last Updated on : 03-12-2013)
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Administration
|• ||Indian Administrative System in Ancient Period|
Indian Administrative System in Ancient Period was an extremely well-organised one. Ancient Indian political system goes back to about five thousand years or more. The earliest reference can be traced to the Indus Valley civilization.
|• ||History of Indian Army|
History of Indian Army dates back to the ancient India. From the ancient era to the modern age Indian army has evolved through the ages, with the bravery of Indians.
|• ||Air Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer|
Air Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer was the former Chief Staff of Indian Air Force. He won the Agha Khan trophy for being the first Indian to fly from London to Delhi in a Gypsy Moth.
|• ||Kirti Chakra|
Kirti Chakra is awarded for conspicuous gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy. It is the second highest military honour awarded during peacetime in India. The decoration may be awarded posthumously.
|• ||Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2009|
Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2009 recipients are Soman Baby, P. N. C. Menon, Prof C. K. Prahalad and many others. Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is an award to honour outstanding and meritorious contribution in their chosen profession.