A Holistic Healthcare AYUSH Center Opened at NIMS, Hyd, by T Harish Rao

Telangana Finance and Health Minister T Harish Rao opened the Ayush Integrated Wellness Centre at NIMS on August 31, 2023. The National AYUSH Mission and Telangana AYUSH Mission founded the centre. 

The minister announced that the wellness centre would provide access to Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy, and natural cures under one roof. The public will have access to more information and a more comprehensive wellness approach to healthcare. 

You can attempt several treatments at the centre. They offer matravasti, kativasti, nasya, kukkutanda akshi tarpana, greeva vasthi januvasti, ekanga dhara shirodhara, urovasti full body massage, partial massage, therapeutic diet, merudanda vasti, lymphatic drainage massage, acupuncture, chest and liver packs.  

Many retired government officials and personnel use wellness centres, the minister said. The minister added that Nature Cure Hospital, which cost Rs 10 crore, was founded because the state government promotes alternative treatments. 

We have 834 Ayurvedic clinics, five medical colleges, and four medical research facilities. Harish Rao announced that Ayush centres with 50 beds each would be constructed at Vikarabad, Bhupalpally, and Siddipet. 

He also announced that the state's nine new medical colleges will soon enrol students. After counselling, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao will open the ceremony. There will be 26 medical schools instead of five. 

The new colleges would add 900 MBBS seats. Telangana had 850 MBBS seats at the time of the split. We have 3915 seats, said Harish Rao. He said Telangana would create a medical college in each district, making history.