Baramulla: The Department of Indian System of Medicines Jammu and Kashmir organised an awareness camp under National AYUSH Mission at Dak Bangalow here on Monday. The camp was attended by large gathering of people, doctors, youth and officers of the education department.
On the occasion, district officer AYUSH Raja Amjad Ali presented a detailed account of the mission through power-point presentation. He said that national health policy 2017 envisages access to AYUSH remedies through co-location in public facilities. He added that National AYUSH mission is meant for strengthening and expansion of AYUSH services.
Ali said the main purpose of the mission is to promote public outreach programme and yoga in various educational institutions besides educating people about the benefits of AYUSH treatment. He informed the MLA that Delina has been selected as AYUSH gram which has been envisaged into the mission. Other features of the mission were also highlighted thoroughly on the occasion.
AYUSH district coordinator Baramulla, Dr Riyaz Ahmed Khan in his speech said that AYUSH is an internationally acknowledged system for curing diseases and maintaining a quality health standard. He said there is a lot of potential in our forests and mountains but need of the hour is to get quality raw material.
CMO Baramulla Bashir Ahmad Chalkoo applauded the doctors and paramedics of ISM for their contribution in delivery of health services. He said the Allopathy and ISM should go hand-in-glove for providing quality health services with organisation of bridge courses for ISM officers and staff.
The chief guest of the program MLA Baramulla Javeed Hussain Beigh, CMO Baramulla Dr Bashir Ahmed Chalkoo, BMO Sheeri Dr Farooq Ahmed and many officials from health sector were present on the occasion.