The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga,
Naturopathy, Unani,Siddha and Homoepathy.
The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy,
Unani,Siddha and Homoepathy. Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and
Homoeopathy (ISM&H) was created in March,1995 and re-named as Department of
Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) in
November, 2003 with a view to provide Healthcare, Education and Research in
Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Homoepathy Systems. The
Department continued to lay emphasis on improving health care facilities,
upgrading AYUSH Educational standards and also creating awareness about AYUSH.
Govt of Karnataka has taken initiative in mainstreaming of AYUSH in National
Health Care under NRHM in right earnest.
The AYUSH systems are time-tested methods to tackle life style
disorders which are becoming a major threat to health in present era.These
systems play major role not only in preventing the diseases but in curative
aspect too. AYUSH system give a holistic approach to health systems there by
boosting the whole health system in the society. Hence it is necessary to
Popularize, Review, Revitalize, the AYUSH system by giving proper
infrastructure, Human Resource, training, etc. AYUSH systems of Medicines are
well accepted by community, particularly in rural areas because these are
socially acceptable, comparatively safe and efficacious and easily available
which can be prepared locally from the available resources. By this it is
possible to make these systems accessible to the people in general and patients