New Delhi: Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of AYUSH and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India presided over the inauguration of the AROGYA health fair, at Raipur today. The fair was inaugurated by Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh. Also present during the function were Amar Agarwal, State Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Ramesh Bais, Member of Parliament, Raipur, representatives from FICCI and other stakeholders of the AYUSH sector.
The Union Ministry of AYUSH in collaboration with Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Chhattisgarh and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry has organized the AROGYA RAIPUR, a four days comprehensive health fair on Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy from the 6th – 9th February, 2015 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
AROGYA Fairs showcase the advancements in clinical practices, research and documentation, manufacturing and the processes involved in these systems of medicine and also the medicinal plants sector. The Health Mela attracts international researchers, manufacturers and processors and people from all walks of life who evince a great interest in the traditional knowledge systems of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani Medicine and the therapeutic effects of Yoga which is globally known as a drugless therapy system.
The Ministry of AYUSH in collaboration with the State Government of Chhattisgarh and organizational support from FICCI has selected Raipur as the venue for this prestigious event looking at its importance as a major center for growth of AYUSH raw material. At the AROGYA Raipur, several companies of Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Siddha and Unani are participating from six States including Chhattisgarh. Regular lectures by eminent AYUSH Practitioners from the State of Chhattisgarh will also be held over next four days.