New Delhi, May 1: Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that Ayush practices have a big potential to help India become an economic superpower as the alternative methods of treatment and cure which has been prevalent for centuries is gaining increasing popularity.
He called for greater research and innovation which will so help in further growth of the Ayush sector. Speaking at the launch of Ayush Entrepreneurship Development programme jointly organised by the Ministry of Ayush and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises for promoting the Ayush sector in the country under different Schemes of the Ministry of MSME, MrGadkariemphasised that Indian Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Yoga, Siddha are required to be promoted at a larger level.
He stated that there is a great demand for Indian Ayurveda, Yoga, Homeopathy, Siddha in other countries, existing Entrepreneurs should take this opportunity and open their clinics or outlets there and support export. He added that globally the Ayurvedic treatment and yoga are in huge demand which is growing.
He said this demand can be met by increasing trained manpower especially under the guidance of the renowned MrGadkari also said that there is a need to launch a programme that can strengthen Ayush Sector, create -more Enterprises, Job Creation to support Indian economy.
The Minister highlighted that raw materials of Ayurveda usually found in forest area, rural areas, tribal areas, aspiration districts and there is a need to for processing units, clusters there for job creation, enterprise development, self employment. (UNI)