Thiruvananthapuram

International Ayush conclave from tomorrow

The first international AYUSH Conclave, which showcases the Indian systems of medicine on a global platform, will be held here at the Kanakakkunnu grounds from February 15 to 19.

The event, organised by the AYUSH Department, will be inaugurated by Governor P. Sathasivam on February 16.

Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik will be present on the occasion.

Apart from the 2,500 delegates who have registered, research scholars, industrialists, representatives from various government agencies, NRIs, and delegates from across the globe will be attending the conclave, Health Minister K.K. Shylaja said at a press conference here on Wednesday.

A four-day Health Expo to be held at the Sooryakanthi grounds from February 15, featuring some 325 stalls, will be one of the highlights of the conclave.

An Education Expo, with participation of all AYUSH colleges in the State and a meet of local self-government bodies implementing AYUSH projects are also being arranged as part of the conclave.

‘Good Food Conclave’, to be held at the Institution of Engineers’ Hall, near Kanakakunnu, on February 16, is expected to be another major attraction. The event focusses on healthy food, based on traditional systems of medicine. AYUSH-based cookery classes are being held along with this.

A Business Conclave, a Start-up conclave, a drug policy workshop, and discussions on AYUSH-based health tourism, and farmers’ meet, will also be held on these days.


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