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Currently, the Ministry of Ayush is running a Scheme namely, AYURSWASTHYA Yojana.

What is AYURSWASTHYA Yojana?

  • It is a Central Sector Scheme.
  • It is having two components
    • AYUSH and Public Health (PHI) and
    • Centre of Excellence (CoE) from the Financial Year 2021-22 by merging two erstwhile schemes of this Ministry namely
      • Central Sector Scheme of Grant-in-Aid for Promotion of AYUSH Intervention in Public Health Initiatives (PHI) and
      • Central Sector Scheme for assistance to AYUSH organizations (Government / Non-Government Non-Profit) engaged in AYUSH Education/ Drug Development & Research / Clinical Research etc. for upgradation to Centre of Excellence (CoE).
    • Under the Centre of Excellence component of AYURSWASTHYA Yojana, financial assistance is provided to eligible individual organizations/institutes for establishing and upgrading their functions & facilities and/or for research & development activities in AYUSH.
    • The objectives of the Centre of Excellence component of AYURSWASTHYA Yojana are:
      • To support establishment of advanced/ specialized AYUSH medical health unit in reputed AYUSH and Allopathic institutions both in Government and Non-Government sector.
      • To support creative and innovative proposals for establishment and upgradation of both functions and facilities of reputed institutions to strengthen competencies of AYUSH professionals in education technology, research & innovation and such other fields necessary for promotion of AYUSH at national as well as international level.
      • To support creative and innovative proposals for prestigious organizations which have well-established buildings and infrastructure, and wish to work for AYUSH systems to the level of Centre of Excellence.
    • The maximum admissible financial assistance under the Centre of Excellence component of AYURSWASTHYA Yojana, to an organization/institute is 10.00 crores for maximum period of three years.


Q1) When was the AYUSH mission launched?

The National AYUSH Mission (NAM) was launched as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on 29 September 2014 by the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India during the 12th five year Plan

Source: Status of centres of excellence scheme ‘AYURSWASTHYA Yojana