Tamil Nadu Directorate of Indian System
of Medicine and Homoeopathy has started an Integrated
Pharmacy Course for two years duration this year.
The course is integrated with Ayurveda, Siddha,
Unani,Naturopathy and Homoeopathy. Shri S.K.Panda,
Joint secretary, Department of AYUSH, Government
of India distributed the admission cards to the
first batch students in the brainstorming seminar
organized by the Directorate last month, held
at Centenary hall, University of Madras.
Government of Tamil
Nadu conducted Diploma in pharmacy for siddha
and Homoeopathy separately earlier, Now the all
the systems are integrated together to fulfill
the requirement in government dispensaries This
two years course is being offered at Govt Siddha
Medical college, Chennai and Government Siddha
Medical college , Palayamkottai with the capacity
of 100 students.
the Minister of Health and Family welfare, Government
of Tamil Nadu was the chief Guest of the occasion.
Thiru V K Subburaj, Principal secretary, Department
of Health and Family Welfare Thiru.G.A.Rajkumar,
Principal Secretary and Director, Department of
Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Government of
Tamil Nadu, Tmt.Girija Vaidyanathan, Project Director-
NRHM, also participated the function. Tmt Anita
Das, Former Secretary AYUSH, Government of India
distributed the appointment order to the recruited
Unani doctors under NRHM scheme.
Thiru G.A. Rajkumar
told “ “Government of Tamil Nadu has
opened 300 dispensaries under National rural Health
Mission scheme. The Directorate is recruiting
the Asst Medical officers for all categories and
30 Homoeopaths had been selected. 20 Homoeopathic
Pharmacists post are vacant due to non availability
of candidates '.