SHILLONG, Aug 12: In order to promote and systematize the traditiol healing system in the State, the Bio- Resources Development Centre (BRDC), in partnership with the Santhigiri Ashram, Kerela, under the aegis of Integrated Basin Development and Livelihood Promotion Programme (IBDLP) organized a one-day Meghalaya Traditiol Practitioners’ Meet on the theme “Integrated Traditiol Health Care Services as an organized Sector” today at the Conference Hall of Meghalaya Agricultural Magement and Extension Training Institute (MAMETI) in Upper Shillong.
The meet was iugurated by Dr. Shree Ranjan, Additiol Chief Secretary of Meghalaya government.
More than 50 traditiol medicine practitioners from all over the State participated in the meet which provides an opportunity for the practitioners to interact and share their issues and concerns with eminent scientists, professiols on various topics relating to medicil plants and the traditiol healthcare practices in the State of Meghalaya.
The meet also provides a platform to come up with a common vision to promote the indigenous and traditiol health care services in the State as well as the various aspects of conservation, cultivation and value chain linked to the medicil plants.
During the day-long programme, various topics such as “Approach to promote cultivation of potential medicil plants with readymade access to market”, “Wellness Centre for integrated traditiol health care services (Preventive, curative health care, public health etc.)”, “Measures for standardization of products and procedures of traditiol healing method”, “Approach to value addition and manufacturing of medicine and various herbal products”, “Perspective plan for bio-prospection of the properties of potential marketable medicil plants commonly used by herbal practitioners” and “A way forward for GMP, G.I. Certification, IPR, Certification of practices” were discussed.