The Ministry of AYUSH and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the AYUSH Grid project. As a part of the MoU, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will provide technical assistance to the Ministry of AYUSH to digitize the AYUSH sector for a period of 3 years.
This MoU is a continuation of an MoU signed in 2019. The two ministries will continue to work together. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will provide technical assistance, including the adoption of emerging technologies, for the AYUSH Grid project.
Ayush Grid Project;
The AYUSH Grid project was launched by the Ministry of AYUSH in 2018 to form a backbone for the IT sector. The project was launched under the Digital India program which aims to enhance the quality of service and improve service delivery through ‘Information and Development Services. The project will allow the integration of all stakeholders and services or functions related to AYUSH systems of health care. , Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy).
As a part of this MoU, the entire AYUSH sector will be digitized, which will help transform health care delivery at all levels including research, education, drug regulations, and various health programs. Advisory input on the AYUSH Grid project will be provided by a high-level advisory committee. The committee will be headed by Secretary AYUSH and co-chaired by the Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
On the other hand, experts of this initiative of the AYUS were welcomed. Acquisition director of Emil Pharmaceuticals, Sankh Sharma said that AYUSH THE will easily reach all the people. According to the information, a total of 1.5 lakh wellness centers are set up across the country according to the scheme of AYUSH. Out of which 12.5 thousand AYUS will be the method. Among them, AYUSH Doctors, Ayurvedic Homemathies, and the Availability of Greek medicines will also be ensured. These centers will be added through networking, which is the noun of the AYUSH grid.