The Centre has approved proposals to set up 100 Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals across the country.
This was stated by Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu last night. He said, during the last three years, the Union government has approved posting of 4,000 AYUSH doctors in primary health centres across the country.
Naik said, the salary of these doctors are being paid by the Union government. He said, an AYUSH hospital equivalent to AIIMS will be opened within a month in New Delhi. He said, the ministry has approved setting up of two 50-bedded integrated AYUSH hospitals in Theni and Tiruvannamalai districts of Tamil Nadu.