Patents to Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine

Any readymade formula of traditional Indian Ayurvedic System of Medicine cannot be patented since an invention, which in effect, is traditional knowledge or duplication of known properties of traditionally known components has been made non-patentable under Section 3(p) of the Patents Act, 1970.  Moreover, the substantial improvements over traditional medicines which meet the requirements prescribed for patentability in… Read More

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Creation of Separate Central Drug Controller of AYUSH

The Government plans to set up Central Drug Controller of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy (AYUSH) drugs. The proposal in this regard was sent to Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. 13 posts comprising of one Drug Controller General (AYUSH), five Deputy/Assistant Drug Controllers and seven Drug Inspectors have been agreed to. Allocation of Rs.… Read More

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Mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission

The Department of AYUSH has takenseveral steps for mainstreaming of AYUSH under the National Rural Health Mission. The achievements during the last four years (2009-10 to 2012-13) are as follows: A.    Mainstreaming of AYUSH under NRHM: (a)    During 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 for mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission, grants-in-aid amounting to Rs 553.00 crore was given… Read More

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Regulatory Mechanism for Ayurvedic, Unani and Homoeopathic Medicines

Ayurvedic Treatment Procedures  Ayurvedic, Unani and Homoeopathic medicines are regulated in the country under the provisions of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 and the Rules thereunder. For this purpose, the Licensing Authorities are appointed by the State Government to grant license for manufacturing of Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathic medicines and enforce the legal provisions for… Read More

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