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Raha to get Ayurveda institute

Hand over 200 bighas of land for All India Institute of Ayurveda within 10 days, CM tells Revenue department

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, June 29: Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal today directed Revenue department to initiate the process of allotment of a suitable land in and around Raha in gaon district and complete the process within 10 days so as to hand over the land to the authority concerned for setting up of All India Institute of Ayurveda.

The All India Institute of Ayurveda in Raha will be second institute of its kind after New Delhi.

Sonowal said that the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India has expressed its keenness of setting up of a state-of-the-art All India Institute of Ayurveda. The State Government has decided Raha to be the site for the proposed institute and several hundred crores will be involved for the construction of the same.

It may be mentioned that the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Ayurveda, Yoga, turopathy, Uni, Siddha and Homeopathy,  Shripad ik in a letter dated June 16 to the Chief Minister conveyed the Ministry’s intention in setting up of All India Institute of Ayurveda in Assam. He also requested the Chief Minister for initiating the needful in allotting 200 bighas of land for the institution.