New Delhi, Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Government's aim is to open 12,500 AYUSH centers across the country. 'We are aiming to open 12,500 AYUSH centers across the country, ' Mr Modi said after presenting Yoga awards to the winners of PM’s Award for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga at an event organised by the Ministry of AYUSH here.
Mr Modi also launched 10 AYUSH Health and Wellness Centres (AYUSH HWCs) located in the state of Haryana. 'Our effort is to open 4,000 AYUSH centers this year,' the Prime Minister said. He said two days ago, the Government decided to set up 75 medical colleges in the country and through this, additional 16,000 seats in MBBS will be created. 'AYUSH and Yog are strong pillars of Fit India movement,' the Prime Minister said.UNI