Daily News Analysis

NATIONAL AYUSH MISSION

15th July, 2021 Health

Context

  • The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of National AYUSH Mission (NAM).

 

About

  • NAM is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme from. It was launched in 2014.
  • It is being implemented by Ministry of AYUSH.

 

Objectives

  • To provide cost effective AYUSH Services,
  • Universal access through upgrading AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries,
  • co-location of AYUSH facilities at Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and District Hospitals (DHs).
  • setting up of new upto 50 bedded integrated AYUSH Hospital,
  • AYUSH Public Health programmes and
  • operationalization of 12,500 AYUSH Health and Wellness Centres.

 

Mandatory Components

  • AYUSH Services
  • AYUSH Educational Institutions
  • Quality Control of ASU &H Drugs
  • Medicinal Plants

 

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/cabinet-nod-to-continuation-of-national-ayush-mission-as-centrally-sponsored-scheme/article35320977.ece