Over 7.7 lakh registered ‘AYUSH Doctors’ practising in India

Friday, April 7, 2017

by IMT News Desk

New Delhi: There are more than 7.7 lakh registered AYUSH doctors practising across the country, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik informed the Lok Sabha on Friday.

The number of registered AYUSH practitioners (doctors), as on January 1, 2016, is 7,71,468, which includes Ayurveda (4,19,217), Unani (48,196), Siddha (8,528), Naturopathy (2,220), and Homoeopathy (2,93,307), the minister said.

Naik further said that there are 626 colleges — 341 Ayurveda, 19 Naturopathy & Yoga, 52 Unani, 10 Siddha and 204 Homoeopathy — imparting medical education at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels in AYUSH in the country.

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