With a view to provide benefits of Indian traditional Ayurveda System of medicine to a wider clientele, Ministry of Defence (MoD) will operationalise Ayurveda Centre at Cantonment
Hospital, Kamptee from May 1 this year.
The Ministry is all set to start such centres in 37
Cantonment hospitals, including Kamptee,
across the country. The decision was taken at a
high level meeting held between the Defence
Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and the Secretary
Ministry of AYUSH, Vaidya Rakesh Kotecha
The move will make available well-established and time-tested therapies of Ayurveda to the residents of Cantonments including Armed Forces personnel, their families and civilians availing health services from these hospitals.
To support this initiative, Ministry of AYUSH is providing skilled AYUSH Doctors and Pharmacists to these 37 Cantonment hospitals. It has also been decided that officials of Directorate General of Defence Estates (DGDE), Ministry of Defence and Ministry of AYUSH would work in collaboration to make these Ayurveda centres functional.