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An amount of Rs. 3694.136 released to West Bengal under NAM during last 3 years: AYUSH Minister

Under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM), total amount of grant-in-aid of Rs.471.230 lakhs, Rs. 1,924.85 lakhs and Rs. 1,298.056 lakhs have been released during the year 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 respectively to West Bengal. The said amount have been allocated for the activities under AYUSH Services, AYUSH Educational Institution, Quality Control of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU&H) Drugs, Medicinal Plants, Flexi pool and Administrative cost.

Under National AYUSH Mission (NAM), eight camps have been organised in the district of Bankura under Public Health Outreach Activities.

Under National AYUSH Mission (NAM), the State Government of West Bengal has selected the following villages district-wise under AYUSH Gram:

(i) Village – Saguna, District- Nadia.

(ii) Village- Pathra, District- Paschim Medinipur.

(iii) Village- Polba, District- Hooghly.

(iv) Village- Sahapur, District- Malda.


This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri ShripadYesso Naik in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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