Chief Information Commissioner Punjab R I Singh today inaugurated the two-day national conference NIMACON-2010 at Government Medical College-32. The conference has been organized by the Chandigarh chapter of National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA).
In his welcome address, Dr Ashok K Sharma, Chairman, NIMA Chandigarh Chapter, said, “The ancient Indian civilization has been a beacon of light for the universe. Ancient Indian universities like Nalanda attracted students from all over the world. One science which spread and became universal was Ayurveda. Ayurveda has deep roots in the psyche and ethos of the Indian people, catered to the health needs of Indians for centuries. But, today India is the capital of Diabetes and Cardiac diseases. Lifestyle related diseases are also increasing day by day. Ayurveda can provide solution to the deteriorating health situation of the country.