The Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturers Association of India (AMMAOI) delegation, which met Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently, has sought the Centre’s help in addressing issues faced by the Ayurvedic sector in the country. The AMMAOI also demanded Ayush department to initiate necessary procedures to provide health insurance policy holders access to ayurveda care.
“The Ayush department had initiated talks with almost 11 national insurance companies in the country to include Ayurveda under their insurance cover,” AMMAOI patron Padmashree P R Krishna Kumar said.
The delegation led by Krishna Kumar, AMMOI General Secretary D Ramanathan, and President S G Ramesh Warrier apprised the Prime Minister of the challenges in the Ayurvedic sector including the lack of industrial subsidy, issues pertaining to sale licence, export and others. The delegation also discussed the need to revamp Ayurvedic education and syllabus in the country.