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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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Kolkata Showcases in Top 100 Global Travel Destinations

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Whiteways and Laidlaw Building in Kolkata. Wikimedia

Oct 2, 2017: Kolkata is featured in the top 100 travel destinations globally alongside other Indian cities namely, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, and Bengaluru, as indicated by Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2017.

Chennai stands out in India, other than emerging among the top 10 destinations in Asia Pacific when it comes to overnight visitor arrivals.

Travel and tourism in India is on the rise, an authority of a main travel house in the city told PTI.

Durga Puja festival in Kolkata is a major attraction for foreigners with at least two- to three-day stay, he said.

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According to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017, there are no indications of the slowdown in travel and tourism in Asia Pacific with the region dominating visitor arrivals.

This is additionally affirmed with the main 10 cities in Asia Pacific destinations tracking the most noteworthy amount of global overnight visitor spending. Bringing USD 91.16 billion in travel use in 2016, Asia Pacific outpaced Europe (USD74.74 billion USD) and North America (USD55.02 billion), MasterCard said in an announcement.

Prepared by Naina Mishra of Newsgram. Twitter @Nainamishr94

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