Governor calls for more promotion in Ayurveda sector

Gangtok, 29 Apr (IPR): Hon’ble Governor Shri Ganga Prasad today afternoon paid a visit to Regional Ayurveda Research Institute in Tadong. On reaching the institute, he was accorded warm reception by the team of doctors and researchers headed by Assistant Director and Centre In-charge, Dr. Shriprakash.

The Governor sought information on the facilities and technical aspects of the institute and interacted with the research officers and staff.

In a brief function, a formal presentation was made on various therapeutic process of Ayurveda including ‘Panchakarma Chikitsha’ and ‘Swasthya Vritt’ by Dr. Rahul and Dr. Shravan Kumar Shahu respectively.

In his address, the Governor stressed on the need to promote Ayurveda for health and well being of the masses. Ayurveda, being the ancient health and medical practice with deep scientific base, was developed over centuries of research and experiments in India and it must be brought forth for the balanced and rational treatment of ailments, the Governor said. He also appealed all to adopt Ayurveda and keep healthy lifestyle for happier and healthy life.

The Governor while appreciating the research based activities carried out by the centre also urged the institute to take greater role in community health, reaching out to the masses with its services.