Ministry of railways and ministry of AYUSH have decided to scale up AYUSH health services in BR Singh Hospital of Eastern Railway, Perambur Railway Hospital Southern Railway, Central Hospital of Northern Railway, JR Hospital in Western Railway and the Central Hospital of Northeast Frontier Railway.
A MoU was signed between Ministry of Railways and Ministry of AYUSH in New Delhi on Wednesday to augment the AYUSH system services in its zonal hospitals at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Guwahati. Principal Executive Director/Health Gajendra Kumar, on behalf of the Ministry of Railways and Advisor Manoj Nesari from Ministry of AYUSH, signed the MOU. Minister of state for Railways Manoj Sinha, minister of state for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik were among the dignitaries present.
On the occasion, Manoj Sinha said that ensuring wellness of railway employees is of prime concern. The traditional knowledge of AYUSH systems can be harnessed to particularly help the vast majority of railway staff who are required to put in stressful field duties.