National Ayurveda Day to be celebrated throughout the Country on 28th October .“Mission Madhumeha through Ayurveda” to be launched . On the occasion of National Ayurveda Day, the Ministry of AYUSH is organizing a one day National Seminar on ‘’Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda’’ on 28th October 2016 at New Delhi. The Minister of State (IC) PMO, DoNER,DOPT, Dr. Jitender Singh will inaugurate the seminar and Minister of AYUSH (IC) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik will preside over the programme. The Ministry of AYUSH is also going to launch “Mission Madhumeha through Ayurveda” on the occasion. The Mission Madhumeha will be implemented throughout the country through a specially designed National Treatment Protocol for effective management of Diabetes through Ayurveda. The national treatment Protocol will be also released on the occasion of National Seminar.
In this regard , Ministry of AYUSH has communicated to various State Governments (Department of AYUSH/Department of Health/Department of Medical Education), State AYUSH Directorates, All Ayurveda Educational Institutes, Ayurveda Pharma to celebrate the National Ayurveda Day in a befitting manner by organizing Public lectures/Seminars/Exhibitions on the theme of Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda.
Several State Government AYUSH departments have taken proactive steps in this regard and have planned for various activities on this day by providing free Ayurvedic health care services for the patients of Diabetes by organizing health check-up camps, public lectures for creating awareness in public regarding Diabetes etc.
Government of India has decided to celebrate National Ayurveda Day every year on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti.