Shimla: Himachal Pradesh would be giving added priority to give boost to health tourism, develop health resorts and introduce ‘Panchkarma’ system to cure various incurable ailments as the State would be opening 9 more ‘Panchkarma’ centres in different parts of the State. This was revealed by Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, while reviewing the progress and targets of the Ayurvedic Department, here today.
Chief Minister said that ‘Panchkarma’ was finding popularity with tourists visiting hilly states for health reasons since it had highest rate of curing various ailments with no side effects. He said that the State had already introduced ‘Panchakarma’ system of health promotion in various ayurvedic medical centres and 9 more would shortly add to the strength. He said that Kerala had been leader in initiation of ayurvedic health promotion activities and Himachal Pradesh would soon be emerging favourite destination not only for nature but health tourism as well. He said that quality services would be made available to the people interested in undergoing ‘Panchkarma’ system of treatment. He said that 28 ayurvedic medical officers would be sent for training to Kerala very soon and services of masseurs requisitioned from the state to train state youth in the profession. He said that State had 40 trained ayurvedic medical officers trained in ‘Panchkarma’ system of health promotion. He said that the sector had vast employment and self employment potential which could help youth in starting their self ventures with quality services.
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