Shimila: The Government of India has given its approval to the state government to start B-Pharmacy courses at Rajiv Gandhi Government Ayurvedic College, Paprola, from the coming academic session.
Ayurveda adviser to the Government of India Dr SK Sharma stated this here today. He said the government had already released Rs 2 crore to Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, for running the classes. Besides, the government had also allowed this college to start BSc and MSc nursing courses. It had also sanctioned Rs 3 crore for this programme and out of this amount first instalment of Rs 2 crore had already been sent to the state government. He said if the state government provides necessary infrastructure then these courses could also start from this academic session.
He said if the government filled the vacant posts of teaching staff in Paprola college then postgraduate programme for panchkarma, rog nidan, bal rog, swasth brit and dravya gun could be introduced.
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