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What Modi government is doing to promote Homoeopathic system of medicine

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By Newsgram Staff Writer

The Indian government has allocated a package of Rs. 58 crore for promoting research work in the field of Homoepathy. The fund has been allocated to Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) and will be used interalia for construction of Homoeopathy Research Centre buildings at Lucknow, Jaipur, Mumbai and Imphal. In addition, the allocated fund will also be utilized for validation studies, development of protocol of clinical research studies, evaluation studies and collaborative studies.

22 research institutes are presently functioning under Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) in the country.

For financial year 2015-16, an amount of Rs. 38.25 crores have been allocated for All India Institute of Homoeopathy (AIIH) to meet the cost of land and its possession from Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for establishment of an All India Institute of Homoeopathy (AIIH).

An amount of Rs. 34.00 crores have been allocated for National Institute of Homoeopathy (NIH) for financial year 2015-2016, which will be utilized for construction of academic -cum-library block, purchase of beds, furniture for hospital block, digitization and up gradation of library and  stipend for PG Homoeopathy students.

There are 191 Homoeopathy Medical Colleges in the country, which include State Government and Private Colleges and also one National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata an autonomous institution under the Ministry.

All India Institute of Homoeopathy (AIIH) has been allocated Rs. 38.25 crores to meet the cost of land and its possession from Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for establishment of an All India Institute of Homoeopathy (AIIH). An outlay of Rs. 50.00 crores was included in the 12th Five Year Plan for establishment of All India Institute of Homoeopathy (AIIH). It was decided to establish AIIH at New Delhi, for which the request was made to Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for allotment of 10 acres of land. The land has been identified.

Government of India has approved and notified National AYUSH Mission (NAM) as a centrally Sponsored Scheme on 29th September 2014. Out of the total State resource envelop available, 20% is earmarked for flexible funds. Under flexi pool component of Mission, there is a provision for financial assistance to the State Government/ UTs for the component of Telemedicine which can be proposed under State Annual Action Plan (SAAP).

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Petrol Prices On The Reverse Trend For The Last 13 Days: Prices Fall

Both in Delhi and Kolkata, diesel prices in the fortnight have declined

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Petrol Prices On The Reverse Trend For The Last 13 Days: Prices Falls
Petrol Prices On The Reverse Trend For The Last 13 Days: Prices Falls, flickr

Domestic petrol prices, which had hit record levels for 16 consecutive days in May, have been on the reverse trend for the last 13 days, including Monday, but the relief for consumers has been slow in coming.

The pace of decline has been less than half the rate of surge.

Percentage-wise, since May 30, when prices started to take a downturn, petrol prices have slipped 2.35 per cent in Delhi, compared to the 5.5 per cent in the previous 16 days.

In absolute terms, prices have gone down by Rs 1.85 a litre since May 30, compared to the increase of Rs 3.8 per litre in the during May 14-29. On Monday, fuel was sold at Rs 76.58 per litre in the national capital, down 20 paise from Sunday’s level, the IndianOil Corp’s website showed.

In Mumbai, where petrol prices were the highest in the country last month, the decline has been much slow at Rs 1.23 per litre so far, against the rise of Rs 3.76 a litre during May 14-29.

On Monday, petrol price in Mumbai was Rs 84.41 per litre against Rs 84.61 on Sunday. Similarly, in Kolkata and Chennai, the fuel was sold at Rs 79.25 and Rs 79.48 respectively.

In Kolkata and Chennai too, the decline has been Rs 1.81 and Rs 1.65 per litre in the last 13 days, around 50 per cent of the previous rate of increase.

In tandem with petrol prices, diesel too has seen a decline, but of only around 2 per cent in all the major cities including Delhi, compared to over 5 per cent rise in the previous fortnight.

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Petrol station, flickr

Both in Delhi and Kolkata, diesel prices in the last 13 days have declined by Rs 1.36, and in Mumbai and Kolkata, the fall was of Rs 1.44 and Rs 1.45 per litre respectively.

Also read: Petrol price slashes by 32 paise and diesel price by 85 paise

On Monday, prices of the fuel in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were at Rs 67.95, Rs 70.50, Rs 72.35 and Rs 71.73 per litre, respectively. (IANS)

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