FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
ITAGAR, Sept 2: The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh to sanction required fund for establishment of a 50-bedded Ayurveda Medical College & Hospital at Tezu in Lohit district.
The assurance came when state Health and Family Welfare Minister Rajesh Tacho called on Union Minister of State (Independent) for AYUSH Shripad Yasso ik at New Delhi on Tuesday to appraise him on treasure of the rich and rare medicil plants available in the state and to safeguard them by establishing the college.
Tacho sought support from the ministry in establishing a separate AYUSH directorate to streamline the system of medicine and to enhance the resource pool allocation under tiol AYUSH Mission to the state, an official communiqué informed here today.
ik assured to sanction the required fund soon on receipt of the Land Possession Certificate (LPC) against the proposed college and state government’s assurance to allocate Rs 2 crore this fincial year as assured.
Tacho also called on the health department (research) secretary Dr Soumya Swamithan and discussed early sanctioning of establishment of viral diagnostic lab under central pool, Grant of a Model Rural Health Research Unit (MRHRU) and one time seed grant of Rs five crore for promotion of Health research for Aruchal Pradesh. The Secretary assured to sanction the required fund within three weeks for establishing the laboratory, the communiqué said.