The Ministry of AYUSH inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for cooperation in research and education in areas of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science.
Earlier, CSIR and Ayush Ministry jointly developed the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) which prevents bio-piracy and misappropriation of traditional knowledge.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for LIC AAO Exam:
- CSIR Headquarter: New Delhi, Director General: Shekhar C. Mande.
- Union Minister of State (IC) in the Ministry of AYUSH: Shripad Naik.