Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) negotiating with Odisha government for a 25 Crore Central Research Institute for Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences
November 24th, 2010
Following is an excerpt from a report in samayalive.com.
Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) would start a two-year diploma course in naturopathy and yoga thearpy from next academic year, a top official said on Wednesday.
The course, sanctioned by union health ministry, was to cater to the growing demands for para-medical staff and assistants in the field of naturopathy and yoga therapy, Dr B T Chidananda Murthy, Director, CCRYN, Delhi, told to reporter.
… Stating that there were 12 naturopathy and yogic science colleges in the Country and about 300 doctors were coming out every year, he said the Council from next year would provide a scholarship of Rs 5,000 to those who are getting admitted for degree course outside their state, for the entire five years.
… Under Council’s new initiative, the ministry has approved to open six Central Research Institute for Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences at a cost of Rs 25 crore each, and three had already started construction in Karnataka,Haryana and Manipur, which would have 100 bedded hospitals.
The Council was negotiating with the Governments of Orissa, Jharkhand and Assam for starting such Centres, since it required a minimum of 10 acre of land free of cost.Discussions were on with Tamil Nadu government also, he said.
This is in addition to the planned central government take over of the Govt. Dr. AC Homoeopathy Medical College in Bhubaneshwar.
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