CS to head AYUSH state society

Srinagar: The state government on Tuesday accorded sanction to constitution of a 10-member governing body for state AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy).
According to a government order, the body comprises Chief Secretary as chairman, administrative secretaries Planning and Development, Finance, Forest, Health & Medical Education and Horticulture, Director General ISM (AYUSH J&K Mission Director), Mission Director National Health Mission, Chief Executive Officer State Medicinal Plants Board and Controller, Drugs &Food Authority.
The body may co-opt any expert as deemed necessary, with the approval of the Chairperson, the order said.
“The Governing Body shall provide AYUSH System Overview, review of AYUSH policy and Programme implementations, inter-sectoral coordination, advocacy measures required to promote AYUSH visibility and approval of State Annual Action Plan (SAAP),” it added.

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