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78 new colleges teaching Ayurvedic, Unani, Homoeopathy and Siddha Medicine during the academic year 2017-18

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78 new colleges teaching Ayurvedic, Unani, 2017-18

There are 78 number of Medicine, Medicine and Homoeopathy as well as Siddha during the academic year 2017-18 which are currently functioning. The total strength of students in these new institutions is 6020 and the total strength of qualified teachers enrolled and recruited in these new institutions is 1207.

New Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathic colleges have to fulfil the minimum standards requirement in terms of infrastructure, teaching and training facilities referred in Indian Medicine Central Council (Requirement of Minimum standards for under graduate Ayurveda Colleges and attached hospitals) Regulation 2016, Indian Medicine Central Council (Requirement of Minimum standards for under graduate Colleges and attached hospitals) Regulation 2016, Indian Medicine Central Council (Requirement of Minimum standards for under graduate Siddha Colleges and attached hospitals) Regulation 2016 and Homoeopathic Central Council (Minimum standards Requirement of Homoeopathic colleges and attached hospitals) Regulation 2013 to ensure that quality education is maintained.

Only such colleges which have complied to the requirement of said Regulations have been granted permission by the Central Government.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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First Published: Tue, February 06 2018. 00:20 IST