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Ministry of Defence signs MoUs with Ministry of AYUSH to start Ayurveda Centres at 37 Cantonment & 12 AFMS military hospitals

Newdelhi:20/4/22:Two MoUs have been signed by Ministry of Defence (MoD) with Ministry of AYUSH (MoA), one for starting Ayurveda Centres at 37 Cantonment Hospitals and another for starting Ayurveda Centres at 12 Military Hospitals of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). These MoUs were signed during the three-day mega event, Global Ayush Investment & Innovation Summit, organised at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat from April 20-22, 2022. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the august gathering during the inaugural function, where Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO) was also present.

Defence Ministry signs MoU with Ministry of Ayush to start 12 Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) military hospitals.

Signatories for these MoUs were Special Secretary, MoA Shri Pramod Kumar Pathak, DGAFMS Surg Vice Admiral Rajat Datta and Additional Director General Defence Estates Smt Sonam Yangdol.

This will make available well-established and time-tested therapies of Ayurveda to the residents of Cantonments, including families of Armed Forces personnel and civilians depending on these hospitals. These Ayurveda Centres will be functional across the country from May 01, 2022.

The list of 37 Cantonment hospitals is as follows:

Agra
Allahabad
Bareilly
Dehradun
Mhow
Pachmarhi
Shahjahanpur
Jabalpur
Badamibagh
Barrackpore
Ahmedabad
Dehuroad
Khadki
Secunderabad
Dagshai
Ferozepur
Jalandhar
Jammu
Jutogh
Kasauli
Khasyol
Subathu
Jhansi
Babina
Roorkee
Danapur
Kamptee
Ranikhet
Lansdowne
Ramgarh
Mathura
Belgaum
Morar
Wellington
Amritsar
Bakloh
Dalhousie

The list of 12 military hospitals of AFMS is as follows: 

  1. Army

S No Military Hospital Command
1. Base Hospital Delhi Cantt Western Command
2. CH (WC) Chandimandir Western Command
3. CH (CC) Lucknow Central Command
4. CH (SC) Pune Southern Command
5. CH (EC) Kolkata Eastern Command
6. MH Jabalpur Central Command
7. MH Jaipur Southern Western Command
8. 166 MH, Jammu Northern Command
9. 151 BH, Guwahati Eastern Command
  1. Navy

          (a)      INHS Asvini, Mumbai

  1. Air Force

          (a)      CH (AF) Bangalore

          (b)      11 Air Force Hospital, Hindon

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