Ministry of AYUSH signs MoU with MeitY for digitalisation of AYUSH sector
Tags: National News
The Ministry of AYUSH and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the AYUSH Grid project.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- As a part of the MoU, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will provide technical assistance to the Ministry of AYUSH to digitise the AYUSH sector for a period of 3 years.
This MoU is a continuation of an MoU signed in 2019.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will provide technical support including adoption of emerging technologies for the AYUSH Grid project.
Advisory input on the AYUSH Grid project will be provided by a high level advisory committee. The committee will be headed by Secretary AYUSH and co-chaired by Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
Ayush Grid Project :
AYUSH Grid is a proposed central information and communication platform that will provide various technical services for standardisation of all systems of medicine (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa and Homoeopathy) under AYUSH.
The AYUSH Grid project was launched by the Ministry of AYUSH in 2018 to form a backbone for the IT sector.
The project was launched under the Digital India program which supports 'Information and Technology' to enhance service quality and improve service delivery.
The project will allow integration of all stakeholders and services or functions related to AYUSH systems of health care.
Please Rate this article, so that we can improve the quality for you -