Ministry signs MoU for promotion of evidence-based research in Ayush sector for public healthcare system

Updated: Nov 25 2022 5:16PM

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ayush ministry and the Department of Science and Technology (DST), which functions under the Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, on Friday for the promotion of evidence-based research and scientific intervention in the Ayush sector for the public healthcare system.

The MoU will identify the potential areas of research to explore cooperation, convergence and synergy for evidence-based scientific intervention in the Ayush sector and further application of these into the public healthcare system, according to a statement issued by the Ayush ministry.

The MoU was signed by Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of Ayush, and Dr Srivari Chandrasekhar, Secretary, DST, in the presence of senior officials from the Ayush ministry and scientists of the DST.