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Ayush ministry skirts rules, ignores CCIM to approve 138 ayurveda colleges

The ministry ignored the Central Council of Indian Medicine, which found these colleges to be unfit to run undergraduate and graduate courses

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Ayurveda Colleges  |  Ayush Ministry

Nitin Sethi & Sahil Makkar  |  New Delhi 



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Between 2016 and 2018, the permitted as many as 138 new and existing to run graduate and postgraduate courses in ayurvedic medicine and surgery, even though these colleges lacked teachers, infrastructure, equipment and other staff mandated as the bare minimum by the law. These ill-equipped and understaffed colleges admitted thousands of students.

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First Published: Wed, August 01 2018. 22:45 IST

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