Raman Singh opens Kerala’s Shantigiri Ayurveda Kendra in Korba
RAIPUR: Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that the state
government has been making every possible effort to promote Ayurveda Medical
system also in Chhattisgarh. Many complicated diseases could be treated through
Ayurveda, which is the oldest system of India, he added.
While inaugurating Shantigiri Ayurveda Evam Siddha Swasthya
Kendra, established by in institution from Kerala at Jamnipali in Korba
district, the chief minister said that Ayurveda plays the role of a source of
inspiration for maintaining lifestyle and eating habits of human being. Ayush
directorate has been making a planned effort for the development of Ayurvada,
homoeopathy, unani and Sidda treatment methods of Indian Medical System in the
state, he added.
Addressing the function, he said that the state government has
expanded health services in a wide manner in Chhattisgarh, during the last 10
years. Facilities have been increased in government hospitals. Many schemes
have been implemented to provide treatment facilities to the poor in many
He said, Chhattisgarh is the first state in the country that has
started Mukhyamantri Swasthya Bima Yojana for providing free treatment facility
in registered hospital to the 56-lakh families of the state, without any
discrimination of rich or poor. Under this scheme, based on smart card, each
needy family has so far been getting free treatment upto Rs 30,000 limit per
year, which now has been increased to Rs 50,000 per year.
The chief minister wished success to the Shantigiri Ayurveda
Evam Siddha Swasthya Kendra, established by the Kerala institution in Korba. He
said that Kerala has a special identity in the areas of Ayurveda and Panchakarma
Health minister and district in-charge minister of Korba Amar
Agrawal, MP Dr Banshilal Mahto, MLA Lakhan Lal Devangan and several other
peoples’ representatives were present.