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UNION AYUSH MINISTER INAUGURATES EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITION ON MEDICINAL PLANTS

Panaji: - 17 October, 2018

 Asvina 25 , 1940

 

Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shri Shripad Y. Naik  inaugurated Educational Exhibition on Medicinal Plants organized by Lions Club International District 317-B  and Ayurvedic Natural Health Center Pvt. Ltd (Goa) at Institute Menezes Braganza  Hall in the City today.

Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Dr. Pramod Sawant, MJF Lion. Monica P. Sawant, District Governor Lions Club International District 317 (B), Dr. Joe Pereira, (MD Ayurveda) Assistant Professor/ Consultant at GAM and RC Shiroda Goa, Shri. Aditya Harmalkar, Social Worker and Plant based Diet Specialist.

 The AYUSH Minister speaking on the occasion lauded the social work done by service institutions like Lions club. He further spoke on the importance of Ayurveda and his future plans and ideas about promoting Ayurveda across the world. He further said due to lack of knowledge we are not acquainted with system of medicine surrounding nature comprised with medicinal herbs. He further urged teachers to organize such exhibitions in schools and provide information about   medicinal plants to students and others for gain knowledge.

Dr. Sawant addressing the gathering called upon the people to   make use of Ayurvedic medicines in their day to day life and urged for its preservation.

 MJF Lion. Lillian E. Fernandes, President of Lion Club of Aldona welcomed the gathering, Smt.Maria Fernandes compered the programme while Lion. Bruno S. Fernandes, DC for Ayurveda and Natural Care proposed the vote of thanks.

DI/NB/TSS/PN/PP/ 2018/871

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