CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
Govt plans to set up __________ Ayush wellness centres in ongoing fiscal.
A)
1,200
B)
4,200
C)
5370
D)
8,450

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 4,200

Note : Union AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy) Minister Shripad Yesso Naik informed that there are plans to set up 4,200 Ayush wellness centres in the country in FY 2019-20 across several states. The government also provided financial assistance to set up integrated Ayush hospitals in 85 districts across various states, and has plans to add more. The government is trying to modernise Ayush hospitals across the country and is increasing the number of doctors. It is also modernising postgraduate AYUSH medical colleges. The government provided around Rs 53,000 crore for Ministry of Health and Rs 1,686 crore for Ministry of Ayush for the last fiscal. Standing Committee asked to increase the budget for the Ministry of Ayush. Yadav asked the government to introduce NET like all-India entrance exam for tradition medical education.