PM Modi extended his heartiest greetings and wishes on the occasion and wrote that “Greetings on Ayurveda Day. On this special day, I will be inaugurating two Ayurveda institutes, located in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The programme begins at 10:30 am. Do watch!”
The inauguration of the assigned two institutions by the PM would be streamed on the government website MyGov platform from 10:30 am.
“The Prime Minister would dedicate two future-ready Ayurveda institutions to the nation on the 5th Ayurveda Day today.
The institutes naming Institute of Teaching & Research in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur.
Both the institutes are premier institutions of Ayurveda in the country. The former has been conferred the status of an Institution of National Importance by an Act of the Parliament, and the latter that of an Institution Deemed to be University by the University Grants Commission,” as per an official statement.
Ministry of AYUSH since 2016 has been celebrating Ayurveda Day every year on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti Dhanteras.