“As AYUSH treatment is becoming popular across the world, its faculty should take special interest in imparting knowledge about the subject to the students,” opined U.T. Khader, Minister for Health and Family Welfare.

He was speaking after inaugurating the Ayurveda and Panchakarma Treatment camp at Palace premises here yesterday, established by the Yoga Dasara Sub-Committee for the benefit of mahouts, kavadis and their family members.

Khader said that AYUSH system had become popular in Germany with the country coming forward to tie-up with Karnataka and discussions are on through video conferencing. He added that it would pave way for State AYUSH doctors to go to Germany for exchange of expertise. He asked the mahouts and kavadis to make best use of the Ayurveda camp as their efforts during Dasara was invaluable.

Briefing the media on the camp, District Ayush officer Dr. Nagesh said that the camp offered oil massage and Yoga therapy for joint pain and nervous problems. He added that the AYUSH doctors would be assisted by therapist, pharmacist and nursing staff.

Vajpayee Health Scheme Officer Boregowda, DHO Dr. S.M. Malegowda, Palace Board Dy. Director T.S. Subramanya, office-bearers of Dasara Yoga Sub-committee and others were present.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore