Haryana to have AYUSH University

  • Press Trust of India, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jun 18, 2016 23:54 IST

Haryana to have country’s first of its kind AYUSH university as the state cabinet approved a proposal to upgrade Shri Krishna Government Ayurvedic College, Kurukshetra as a university.

The Shri Krishna AYUSH University would have courses of all the systems of AYUSH, a release said here on Saturday.

Health Minister Anil Vij, said an ordinance would soon be introduced for the university following which it would become functional.

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in all AYUSH systems including Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy would be started in the university, he said.

These would include surgery, anatomy, physiology and ‘panchakarma’, among others.

Students from other states would also be able to study in this university, he added.

He said at present, one Homeopathic and 10 Ayurvedic colleges are functioning in the state, including two government colleges.

These were affiliated with Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak. However, all the 11 colleges would now be affiliated with Shri Krishna AYUSH University, the Health Minister added.

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