Lucknow: The first AYUSH University of Uttar Pradesh is likely to come up in Ayodhya.
Though the place is yet to be finalised, Ayodhya is likely to be selected, said a senior government officer. Sources said Ayodhya administration has been asked to find land for the project. The construction will begin from next financial year. A presentation for the university was recently made before CM Yogi Adityanath.
Officials said the university would be an umbrella project, which will highlight the merits of traditional Indian medicines like ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, besides providing a platform for research in ayurveda, unani and homeopathy. The university complex would also have a herbal garden.
The university would serve as a centre to promote farming of medicinal plants and this would add to farmers’ income in the region.
Listing out other features of the project, officials said: “The building would be built based on Vastu Shastra. The university would function on a self-sustenance model so that its dependency on the state exchequer is limited. Also, it would be developed to promote wellness tourism besides serving to patients in general.-Times Of India