18 September 2021 | News
The institution will go a long way to promote the indigenous systems of medicine
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Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the first batch of BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery) course of the Government Unani Medical College & Hospital (GUMC&H) at Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir. The event was also graced by Lieutenant Governor of UT J&K, Manoj Sinha through virtual mode.
Earlier, Sonowal took part in a plantation drive of 71 medicinal plant saplings to commemorate 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine in Srinagar.
Terming the inauguration of the BUMS course as a historic moment for the whole UT, the Union Minister said that institution will go a long way to promote the indigenous systems of medicine in the UT of J&K particularly the Unani System of Medicine in the Kashmir Division. He said that the Ayush Ministry is determined to provide basic healthcare services to the people of the country.