‘Medicinal plants soon in every park’ | Patna News

PATNA: All public parks in Patna will have a separate corner for medicinal plants to acquaint people with their benefits, the principal secretary of the department of state forests, environment and climate change, Deepak Kumar Singh, said during of the inaugural session of a webinar seminar on herbal medicines organized by the Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital (GACH Patna on the occasion of the celebrations of the 96th day of the foundation on Monday.
Singh said the help of doctors and Ayurvedic students would be sought in planting useful medicinal plants in different places including parks and other recreation centers in the city. He also instructed Ayush physicians to conduct detailed research on the efficacy of herbal medicines in making medicine for various simple and complicated diseases. He assured of all government assistance in the cultivation of medicinal plants.
The Special Secretary of the Department of Health, Arvind Singh, detailed the various plans for the development of Ayurvedic institutions in the state and announced that the problem of shortage of teachers in the Ayurvedic college will soon be resolved.
More than 300 eminent Ayush doctors from different parts of the country attended the webinar on the first day. A college alumni reunion was also held in the afternoon, attended by several prominent physicians.
At the start, GACH Principal Dineshwar Prasad welcomed the guests. GACH Superintendent Vijay Shankar Dubey and Seminar Organizing Secretary Virendra Kumar Singh also spoke on the occasion. A semi-annual college magazine was also published on occasion.

Alvin J. Chase