A new AYUSH hospital will come up soon in Odisha to provide health care to the people, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here today. Laying the foundations stone of Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Hospital, Naveen said the proposed hospital will come up in Dhenkanal District.
He said the state government has recognized Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy system of medicine as a viable method of health care which has gained significant community acceptance. At present 800 Ayurvedic clinics and five hospitals are functioning in the state and a new Ayurveda hospital will come up in Dhenkanal soon,the Chief minister said..
He said the growth of health institutions in the state will substantially improve wellness, provide better health service and promote health tourism. The Chief Minister thanked SriSri Ravi Shankar for his endeavour to set up this facility which would have a 300 bedded hospital which would certainly benefit a large number of people.
The 5,000 year old traditional healing science Ayurveda, is now the new trend all over. Its huge popularity in the west is indicative of its better future on the global landscape CM remarked.