The central sector scheme for the promotion of international co-operation in Ayush establishes to increase the scope of international exchange of Ayush-related information and co-operation with other countries for collaborative efforts in the development of the traditional systems of medicine. The demand for natural medicine is growing globally. The government of India has been receiving requests from several countries for the deputation of AYUSH experts to take up teaching and clinical work and for technical assistance in framing regulations & standards of practice and education. Invitations are frequently received for participation of Indian experts and entrepreneurs in international conferences, exhibitions, trade fairs, etc. This creates an opportunity for India to get a chance to play the role of leadership in extending assistance to various countries for the promotion of AYUSH. This scheme promotes international exchange not only to earn goodwill for the country, as well as help in the globalization of AYUSH.
These are eligible under this wide-ranging scheme:
Attach the following documents with the application:
The selection process to apply in the IC Component will be as follows:
The scheme is announced on the AYUSH website and brochures on the scheme are widely distributed to all potential applicants.
A database of outside experts will be created based on recommendation of the State Governments and nomination of the Central Government by inviting applications through circulation to all AYUSH UG / PG Colleges and open advertisement.
Any applicant will be free to send a two-page concept note which gives information on (a) proposed objectives, (b) record of accomplishment of meritorious accomplishments, (c) profile of available staff and infrastructure, (d) information on national and international awards and (e) broad budget estimate for a four-year program.
Concept notes approved by the Selection Committee will be invited to submit a full proposal.
The appraisal Committee will review and select the best proposal to evaluate.
A database of International NGOs engage in promotion of AYUSH would be prepared by the Department with the help of Indian Embassies / Missions.
A database of consultants for preparing market development reports for promotion of exports would be prepared by the Department with the help of Indian Embassies/ Missions Dept. of Commerce / Chemical and Petrochemical Pharmex Cil/ AYUSH Companies having significant exports.
Application format for Incentive to drug manufacturers, entrepreneurs, AYUSH institutions etc. for international propagation of AYUSH and registration of their products by USFDA/EMEA/UK-MHRA for exports is given at Annexure-I. Application format for Promotion of Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Unani, and Yoga abroad through young Postgraduates is given at Annexure-III and for other components of IC is given at Annexure-II