Plan seeks to expand the reach of healthcare and work towards long term
objective of establishing a system of Universal Health Coverage in the country.
During the 12th Plan period, AYUSH system would be increasingly
main-streamed using their areas of strengths in preventive and promotive healthcare, diseases and health conditions
relating to women and children, older persons, NCDs, mental ailments, stress
management, palliative care, rehabilitation and health promotion.
Thrust Areas of the 12th Plan:
An allocation of Rs.10,044crores has been
made for AYUSH during 12th Plan as against the 11th Plan
expenditure of Rs. 2994 crores to focus on the
following thrust areas.
involvement of AYUSH in the health services and its greater role for bridging
the gaps for achieving Universal Health Coverage.
of AYUSH seeks to use its core competence in preventive and promotive
healthcare, diseases and health conditions relating to women and children,
older persons, NCDs, mental ailments, stress management, palliative care,
rehabilitation and health promotion for Universal Health Coverage.
12th Plan Proposals:The 12th Plan proposals include setting up of the following
Medicine Pharmaceutical Co. Limited.
Institute of Yoga.
Institute of Homoeopathy.
Institute of Unani Medicine.
Institute of Sowa Rigpa.
Institute of Medicinal Plants.
AYUSH Library & Achieves.
Council for Research in Sowa Rigpa.
Commission for Human Resources in AYUSH.
Drug Controller for AYUSH.
Institute of AYUSH Pharmaceuticals Sciences.
Institute of Geriatrics.
Institute on Metabolic & Life Style Diseases.
Institute of Drugs Tobacco De-addiction.
The following new programmes are also proposed to be introduced as a part of
the National Mission on AYUSH.
vigilance initiative for ASU drugs.
of Research Councils’ Unit.
AYUSH Health Programme.
& Dispensaries (under NRHM including AYUSH – Flexi-pool).