Country's first govt Panchakarma center opens in Bhopal


  •  Now people will not have to travel to Kerala for Panchakarma

Bhopal: Now people will not have to travel to Kerala for Panchakarma. In Bhopal itself, therapists from Kerala will perform Panchakarma in the middle of a 5 star hotel facility. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today inaugurated the country's first Government Panchkarma and Wellness Center on the banks of Kaliasot Dam in Bhopal. In this center built on the hill, people will get the facility of Panchakarma on the banks of greenery and dam.
CM Chouhan has said that Bhopal's Pandit Khushilal Sharma Government Ayurveda Institute should not only be in the top-10 of the country but also make its mark as the best institute in the country. For this purpose, we have to encourage research in the institute and conduct activities using innovative technology. 

Ayurveda is way of leading a healthy life
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that India has the most ancient, rich cultural and historical tradition in the world. Our culture follows the principle of "first happiness is a healthy body". The basis of performing all the dharma i.e. duties is the body and it is necessary to remain healthy. Ayurveda and Yoga focus on the idea and practice of how to stay healthy. This system does not work on the principle that when we are sick, then only treatment should be done. 

Special task force to encourage research
Minister of State for AYUSH Shri Ramkishore Nano Kawre said that as a result of “Vaidya Aapke Dwar” scheme, innovations in the form of Dhanvantari training, Devaranya Yojana and Yoga se Nirog programme implemented under the leadership of Chief Minister Shri Chouhan, the state has been recognised at the national level in the field of AYUSH. A special task force has been created to encourage research in Ayurveda. Research centres are also being established in seven colleges of the state. 

Treatments available in wellness centre
In the Panchakarma super specialty and wellness centre developed under Directorate of AYUSH, medical facilities like specialized Panchakarma therapy, rheumatic and spine disease therapy, lifestyle related disease prevention, advanced neuro rehabilitation, old age disease therapy, pregnant and lactating women, paediatrics, rejuvenation, skin and beauty counselling, stress management, natural examination, pulse examination will be available. The centre has In Patient Department, Super Deluxe Room, Deluxe Room and Semi Private facilities are available. Besides, there are also arrangements for treatments like Jacuzzi gold bath, steam chamber, yoga, meditation and Ayurveda diet, Kerala Panchakarma, Abhyangam, Shirodhara.