Kolkata: Union Minister Shripad Naik Tuesday said quality education in Ayush educational institutes is important for providing healthcare services.
The Ayush systems of health care consist of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy.
“Quality education in the sphere of Ayush systems of healthcare in educational institutes and centres of excellence is important for providing quality healthcare service,” Naik said on the occasion of a foundation stone laying ceremony of a hostel of National Institute of Homeopathy (NIH) here.
The Union Minister of State for Ayush urged all the stakeholders of the institute to strengthen the Ayush systems of healthcare with quality service to all patients visiting the institute.
The minister said the institute should set new milestones of excellence in the sphere with result-oriented healthcare service as patients from across the country as well as from foreign countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Malaysia visit the NIH.
He suggested that the state government should work in tandem with stakeholders for giving proper emphasis on the Ayush systems of healthcare, for creating awareness and to strengthen the potential of the sector.