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First ever International Conference cum Exhibition on AYUSH and Wellness inaugurated in New Delhi

‘Arogya 2017’ has been jointly organized by Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Government of India including Pharmexcil in partnership with FICCI to showcase the strength and scientific valuation of the traditional system of medicine. Nearly 1500 delegates from India and 60 countries are participating in ‘Arogya 2017’.

its kind International Conference which has been organized in India. Through ‘Arogya 2017’, India has decided to share the traditional medicine knowledge of India with humanity across the world, India, however, is not the only country with traditional medicine knowledge. Through this conference with the hope to learn from participants from other countries of the world and the Government of India will be very happy to work with all the countries in this sector.

Ministry of AYUSH, we are not only promoting developmental activities of traditional medicine at National level but also looking at more international cooperation and collaboration opportunities at bilateral, multilateral, regional and global levels

‘Aroyga 2017’ is a comprehensive exhibition cum conference on Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa, Homoeopathy and wellness. More than 250 manufacturers of alternative medicine are showcasing their products and services at International Arogya 2017. The mega event has brought key stakeholders of AYUSH sector together under one roof to showcase latest research and developments in alternative medicine systems of India and boost exports of AYUSH products

A White Paper "AYUSH for the World" by Frost & Sullivan was launched at the event to offer a roadmap for AYUSH regulations and registration in ASEAN and BIMSTEC countries. It notes that India is the second largest exporter of Ayurvedic and alternative medicine to the world and has a potential to generate 3 million job opportunities. The Indian herbal market is valued at around Rs 5,000 crore currently, with an annual growth rate of 14%.

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