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Sep 2015|Volume 12|Issue 9
Sep 2015|Vol 12|Issue 9

Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates AYUSH Wellness Clinic

          NEWDELHI.JUL.25: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a new AYUSH Wellness Clinic and a restored Clock Tower in Schedule ‘B’ area of the President’s Estate to mark the completion of the third year of his Presidency. The centre is Mr. Mukherjee’s way of lending “his passion and support” to the ancient forms of medicine Speaking on the occasion of inauguration of AYUSH Wellness Clinic, the President said that in the three years of his Presidency numerous measures have been taken for the welfare of the residents of the President’s Estate. The President thanked the government and all the staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan for the support extended to him in undertaking various initiatives in the Estate.

       Keeping in view the emphasis laid by the Government to holistic methods of healing and therapy by Indian systems of medicine & homeopathy, Rashtrapati Bhavan has established the AYUSH Wellness Clinic (AWC) in the President’s Estate. The Clinic will cater to the medical needs of the President, officials of President’s Secretariat and residents of the President’s Estate. The AWC will have treatment facilities in the streams of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy under one roof with the assistance of the Ministry of AYUSH. A dilapidated building in the President’s Estate has been renovated and converted into the AWC. The work of renovation was started on March 30, 2015 and completed on July 24, 2015.