Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy

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The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, is a governmental body in India purposed with developing education and research in ayurveda (Indian traditional medicine), yoga, naturopathy, unani, siddha, and homoeopathy, and other alternative medicine systems.[1] Created in March 1995 as the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (ISM&H), AYUSH received its current name in March 2003. It operates under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Ayush is also a common Hindu given name, derived from Sanskrit, meaning "Long-life".

Bodies under AYUSH[edit]

Bodies under the control of the Department of AYUSH are:

Research councils:[2]

  • Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS)
  • Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS)
  • Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM)
  • Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH)
  • Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN)

National Institutes (Education in Indian Medicine):[3]

Professional councils


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