What is PRAGATI-2024?

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Overview:

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Ayush, launced “PRAGATI- 2024”.

About PRAGATI-2024: 

  • Pharma Research in AyurGyan And Techno Innovation (PRAGATI) aims to explore research opportunities and foster collaboration between CCRAS and the Ayurveda drug industry.

Key facts about Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences

  • It is an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India.
  • It is an apex body in India for undertaking, coordinating, formulating, developing, and promoting research on scientific lines in Ayurvedic sciences.
  • The research activities of the Council include Medicinal Plant Research (Medico-Ethno Botanical Survey, Pharmacognosy, and Tissue Culture), Drug Standardization, Pharmacological Research, Clinical Research, Literary Research & Documentation and Tribal Health Care Research Programme.
  • It also does formulation, coordination, development and promotion of research on scientific lines in Ayurveda and Sowa-Rigpa systems of medicine.
  • Headquarter: New Delhi

Q1 What is Sowa-Rigpa?

It is one of the oldest, living and well documented medical traditions of the world. It has been popularly practiced in Tibet, Mangolia, Bhutan, some parts of China, Nepal, Himalayan regions of India and few parts of former Sovier union etc.

Source: Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences Launches “PRAGATI-2024”, an initiative to shape the future of Ayurveda