MOD signs MoU with Ministry of AYUSH

Apr 20:Two MoUs have been signed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with the 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.

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:


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

  1. Army
S NoMilitary HospitalCommand
1.Base Hospital Delhi CanttWestern Command
2.CH (WC) ChandimandirWestern Command
3.CH (CC) LucknowCentral Command
4.CH (SC) PuneSouthern Command
5.CH (EC) Kolkata  Eastern Command
6.MH JabalpurCentral Command
7.MH Jaipur Southern Western Command
8.166 MH, Jammu Northern Command
9.151 BH, GuwahatiEastern Command
  1. Navy

          (a)      INHS Asvini, Mumbai

  1. Air Force

          (a)      CH (AF) Bangalore

          (b)      11 Air Force Hospital, Hindon


Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.