14 February 2022 | News
Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation stones of three buildings at CARI and State Ayurveda College in Guwahati
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The Union Ayush and Ports, Shipping & Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stones for setting up a Panchakarma Block at Central Ayurveda Research Institute (CARI) in Borsajai and a Panchakarma Centre of Excellence at State Ayurveda College in Jalukbari, Guwahati. The cost of these centres is Rs 20 crores.
A Centre of Excellence for Panchakarma will be established at the State Ayurvedic College. The State Ayurvedic Pharmacy will also be upgraded under Ayurswastha Yojana of the Ministry of AYUSH. The total cost of these initiatives is pegged at Rs 10 crore.
The Panchakarma Block at CARI will be a G+2 building and the Pharmacology & Chemistry Laboratories will be a G+3 building. The built-up cost for these two buildings will also be Rs 10 crore.
The new buildings for Panchkarma will help in providing world-class training courses for skill development. The pharmacology and chemistry building at CARI will help in pre-clinical experimental procedures, drugs standardisation, chemical testing for any herb, animal-related toxicology report etc. This first of its kind facility is in the Northeast.