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The institute of Teaching and Research In Ayurveda Act 2020

AyurVeda is the ancient system of healing in India. The most important feature of the Ayurveda is it’s unmatchable treating method’s relevancy even today. The wisdom of Ayurveda evolved through several centuries by eminent ayurvedic practitioners are not being utilized in its pure form and many valuable knowledge of these systems were ruined irrecoverably due to the ignorance of its preservation through passage of times. As a thoughtful step for preserving the valuable Ayurvedic concepts for the future generations the Act of The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act 2020 was enacted on 21st September 2020.

The concise Act contains two chapters with 31 sections. The prime importance of the Act is to establish the Institution of National importance in imparting training and teaching of Ayurvedic principles and methods or any matters or subjects relate to the promotion of Ayurveda. Chapter 2 section 4 states the Institutes that comes under the purview of Act declared as institutions of National importance. The Institute of post graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Jamnagar, Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar, The Indian institute of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical sciences are incorporated as Anteceding Institutions for Teaching and Research in Ayurveda according to the Act.

The structure of the institute is enumerated in the second chapter. Section 12 and section13 of the act deals with the main objectives and functions of the act. The main objective is to provide post graduate and undergraduate medical education in Ayurveda and pharmacy through various methods or patterns in teaching in these institutes ensuring quality and progressive high standards. The research patterns are done on indepth patterns. Accumulating all high educational qualification and there by promoting selfsufficiency in ayurvedic research, training and education to carve specialists among ayurvedic teachers in the field of Ayurveda. With a view to promote the objectives enumerated in section 12, section 13 focus on various training and research facilities both in Ayurveda and pharmacy in undergraduate and post graduate levels in the institutions coming under this act.

The funds of the institutions are provided by the Central Government, any money received in the form of grant, donation, bequests, transfers, fees or any manner money is received by the institute and the fund will be deposited in the Central government authorized and controlled banks.

All orders or authentication of orders or instrument of institute are authenticated by the Director of the institute. According to section22 the Institute has vested powers to grant medical degrees, diplomas and any other academic distinctions or titles. Recognition of Medical qualifications of the institutions are subject to the provisions of the Act and such qualification should not be in contrary to law in force including Indian Medicine Central council Act 1970 and University Grants Commission Act 1956.
By virtue of section27 the Central Government has power to make rules from time to time through Official Gazatte and transitional provisions are dealt in section 31.

The act is truly a remarkable step from the Government to uphold and promote the Ancient Wisdom of Ayurveda to the future generations through high standard of teaching and research methods in the Institutions.

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