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Friday, 9 June 2017

Ministry of AYUSH inaugurates 2nd National Health Editors' Conference on Yoga

The second National Health Editors’ Conference on Yoga has begun in New Delhi. The conference aimed at giving insight to the journalists about the scientific aspects of yoga and its benefits for health. The theme of the conference is 'Yoga for Health and Harmony'. Eminent experts of yoga and modern medicine present highlights from recent research work on aspects of yoga.

The event was inaugurated by Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik. It is being organized by Ministry of AYUSH in association with Press Information Bureau as a part of celebrations of the 3rd International Day of Yoga on 21st of June.

Static Takeaways for IBPS PO Exam-
  • The Ministry of AYUSH was formed on 9th November 2014
  • Earlier it was known as the Department of Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy (ISM&H) which was created in March 1995
  • It was renamed as Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) in November 2003.
  • Shripad Yasso Naik is the Minister of  Ministry of AYUSH.
Source- Air World Service

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