50-bed AYUSH hospital to be set up in Jalpaiguri

The West Bengal Government has decided to set up a 50-bed AYUSH hospital in Jalpaiguri district.

State AYUSH Minister Asish Banerjee revealed this on Thursday after a meeting with representatives of the Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers’ Association of India at Swasthya Bhaban, the health department’s headquarters.

The Minister has urged representatives of the association to recruit ayurvedic passouts in their organisations through campus interviews in the three ayurvedic medical colleges in the state.

The Minister has also asked to maintain standards and quality of ayurvedic products.