15 May 2023 | News
North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy is an autonomous Institute under Ministry of Ayush
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The Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping & Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal recently inaugurated six new buildings as part of the Project II of North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy (NEIAH) in Shillong, to expand capacity. The cost of the construction of these new buildings is estimated at more than Rs 60 crore.
Speaking on the occasion, Sonowal said that expansion of this premier institute can play an instrumental role in furthering the role of traditional medicine in the region. "We see a huge role of integrative medicine in the healthcare solutions delivery system of the country in the forthcoming years. The investment made by the government through these new buildings will embolden our effort to rejuvenate traditional medicine in this region of the country", he said. The Minister also announced NEIAH will be starting its ambulance services soon.
In the academics, NEIAH has already enrolled six undergraduate batches into Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery (BHMS). From 50 students in 2016-17, the intake of students has now been increased to 63 per batch. The courses are affiliated to North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, Meghalaya.
The North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy (NEIAH) is an autonomous Institute under Ministry of Ayush, Government of India.