Gujarat government to setup international centre for traditional medicine in Jamnagar in a joint venture with WHO

News Desk: An international center for traditional medicine will be set up in Jamnagar, Gujarat, in a joint venture with WHO. The interim work will be carried out by the Institute of Training and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat. The center will invest 250 million for the project.

On this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “India is honoured to be home to a state-of-the-art @WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. This Centre will contribute towards making a healthier planet and leveraging our rich traditional practices for global good”.

According to the WHO, billions of people around the world still use ayurvedic medicine. 170 of its 194 member countries recognizes ayurvedic medicine, and that is what the Indian government is targeting.