Haryana will have country’s first of its kind AYUSH university.
Chandigarh, June 18 – Haryana will have country’s first of its kind AYUSH university as the State cabinet approved a proposal to upgrade Shri Krishna Government Ayurvedic College, Kurukshetra to Shri Krishna AYUSH University. This university would have courses of all the systems of AYUSH.
While stating this today, Health Minister, Mr. Anil Vij, said that an ordinance would soon be introduced for this University, following which it would become functional. He said that undergraduate and postgraduate courses in all AYUSH systems including Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy would be started in this University. These would include surgery, anatomy, physiology and ‘panchakarma’, among others. Students from other States would also be eligible to study in this University, he added.
He said that at present, one Homeopathic and 10 Ayurvedic colleges are functioning in the State, including two government colleges. These were affiliated with Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak. However, all the 11 colleges would now be affiliated with Shri Krishna AYUSH University, he added.