First announcement of the 6th WAC & Arogya Expo
“MP could be the Experimental Land for Ayurveda”
- Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan
About : 5th WAC & Arogya Expo programs held on 10 December 2012, Bhopal.
Main Event : Valedictory Ceremony of 5th WAC & Arogya Expo 2012.
“Madhya Pradesh could be the experimental land for Ayurveda.” said Mr. Shivraj singh Chauhan at the valedictory ceremony. This Valedictory ceremony of the 5th World Ayurveda Congress and the Arogya Expo took place at Gyan Sagar Hall, Lal Pared ground, Bhopal which was presided by Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Hon. Chief Minister of MP and the guest of honour were Shri Jayant Malaiya, Minister for environment and water resources and Shri ailash Vijayvargiya, Minister for industry, science and technology, MP Government.
At the last day Mr. Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that whatever conclusions will be derived from WAC (World Ayurveda Congress), he will try to apply that in the state. He further announced that new Industrial Ayurvedic policies will be made by the MP Govt where money will not be the barrier and “Logo ko bachana hai toh Ayurveda badhao” campaign will be launched. He further added that Khushilal Sharma Ayurvedic College will be used as the centre for excellence and in every district of MP ‘Health Fare’ will be organized on big level. Also the Advisory Board will be setup in MP to promote Ayurveda and a proposal was made to organize the 6th World Ayurveda Congress in Bhopal again by the CM.
Ayurveda Medical Camp treated incurable diseases
About : Programs held on 9 December 2012, Bhopal.
Main Event : Ayurveda Medical Camp.
‘Ayurveda Medical camp’ started in the 5th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo -2012, is treating incurable diseases of the patients. Diseases like cancer, kidney failure, chronic infection, skin diseases, respiratory diseases, eye disorders, mood disorders, calculus, joint disease, gynecology and aesthetic diseases are being treated in this medical camp. There are 23 stalls in this medical camp. In which the patients are being distributed free medicines after their treatment. 2000 people pre-registered themselves online for this medical camp and in addition to that so far other 2,000 people have also registered at the camp in today’s date. The registration fee in the camp is only Rs.10/-. Also today Mr. Suresh Soni, leader of Vigyan Bharti; Mr. Anil Madhav Dave, Member of Parliament; MLA Vishwas Sarang and Mr. Arvind Menon visited the ‘Ayurveda Medical Camp’.
In this Camp, eminent Ayurvedic physicians from every nook and corner of the country have come for counseling and treatment of patients. Psychiatrist Dr. Lakshmikant Kortikar told us that people visiting at the Psyche disease section are mainly the patients of epilepsy, depression and blockage of mind. Dr.Vinay Velankar, Nephrologist told that in kidney diseases section, mainly chronic renal failure and kidney stone patients are coming. Chronic infection disease specialist Dr. Santosh Vevpurkar told that the main problems of elderly patients - such as joint pain, back pain, spinal pain problems are the main diseases that are being treated in the camp. Dr. Dhananjay Kulkarni and Dr. Urmila Bitkar (Oncologists) told that in the cancer therapy camp patients with oral cancer and breast cancer are coming. The patients can contact Pandit Khushilal Sharma Ayurvedic College and Vigyan Bharti for the further treatment, after consultation with medical practitioners at the camp.
“Ayurveda is the basic foundation of medicine system”
- Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi
About : 5th WAC & Arogya Expo Programs held until 8 December 2012, Bhopal.
“Ayurveda is the basic foundation of medicine system. Ayurveda is our traditional heritage. It will always be there. We can demolish the disease from the root with the help of Ayurvedic medicine system and can build an image of complete good health. Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine is being developed in the whole world on the basis of Indian traditional knowledge of Ayurveda. Therefore, it is the role of government and society to participate in helping it to grow.” These thoughts were expressed by Former Union Minister, MP and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Mr. Murli Manohar Joshi at the opening of the Fifth World Ayurveda Congress.
The “WORLD AYURVEDA CONGRESS” was inaugurated on the second day of 5th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo 2012 (7 to 10 December). On this occasion Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi were the chief guest, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan were the special guest and the chairpersons were the eminent scientist Padmashree Dr. Vijay Bhatkar with the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya and AYUSH Minister Shri Mahendra Hardia. Dr Joshi said in his address that “To the promote Ayurveda the concerned University should be established.” He further added that courses should be changed and the study of Sanskrit should be made compulsory. We should develop a system of medicine which is accessible, affordable and effective. He appreciated the participation of Central Industry and Commerce Ministry in the program and talked about its importance in clearing the patents problems in the field of Ayurveda to be able to reach at global level. He also appealed to make AYUSH Ministry at the central level as well.
"Ayurveda has no side effects" - Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya
About : 5th WAC & Arogya Expo Programs held on 7 December 2012
Main Events : Inaugural function of Arogya Expo 2012 & other workshops
The 5th World Ayurveda Congress and Expo 2012 started with a boom on friday at Lal Pared ground, Bhopal. The delegates from all over the world attended this wonderful event. The 1st day started with inaugural function of ‘Arogya Expo.” where the special guests were Kailash Vijayvargiya (Minister of Science & Technology), Krishna Gaur (Mayor of Bhopal), R.A. Khandelwal (Commissioner, AYUSH), Mahendra Hadia (Minister for AYUSH, Govt. of M.P.), Dr. K.I. Vasu, Gopal das Mehta, Subharathee Dey, Dr. M.S. Deshpande, Dr. Nitin Marwah, Dr. Geeta Krishnan, Dr. N.P. Shukla. Dr. J.P.Shukla and Dr. Umesh Kumar Shukla.
Minister of Science and technology, Mr. Kailash Vijayvargiya said, “Ayurveda is one such pathy which has no side effects”. R.A. Khandelwal (Commissioner, AYUSH) further supported the view by saying, “When no other pathy helps in curing the disease then Ayurveda is the option that people take and get cured finally.”
Panchakarma - the essence of healthy living
About : 5th WAC Programs held on 6th December 2012, Bhopal
Main Event : Workshop of Panchkarma and Kshara
'Workshop of Panchkarma' and 'Workshop on Kshara' – Agni Karma are pre-congress workshops being conducted on the sidelines of 5th world Ayurveda congress and Arogya Expo, 2012- Bhopal. The same is organized on 6th and 7th December 2012 and Pt. Khusilal Sharma Govt. Ayurveda College, Bhopal is hosting both the workshops. More than 300 Delegates across the globe registered for these workshops.
Elaborating the workshop, Dr. Geeta Krishnan, Secretary General, WAC acknowledged about the 10 year history of WAC and Arogya Expo .He explained the objective of Panchkarma i.e. to improve the quality and stop the misuse of Panchkarma. At the end he thanked the M.P government for the whole hearted support.
Today Consumer Wants Quality Ayurveda
About : Programs held on 5-6 December 2012, Bhopal.
Main Event : Quality Assurance Training Workshop.
“Ayurveda has come down to us as a tradition, but today, the problem is that consumer wants to understand it from scientific level and be assured of quality” as told by Dr. Nagesh Sandu, technical committee head, ADMA at the 1st event i.e. ‘Quality Assurance training Workshop” of 5th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo 2012, Bhopal. The event was organized by ADMA and was held in the premises of VNS Pharmacy College, Bhopal. Various experts from the field were present including Dr. D.K. Swami (Head, VNS group of institutes); Dr. Geeta Krishnan (Gen. Secretary, World Ayurveda Congress); Dr. Nagesh Sandu (technical committee head , Gen. Secretary); Mr. Jai kumar (Gen. Secretary, Vijnana Bharti); Mr. R.A. Khandelwal (Commissioner, AYUSH); Dr. Gopal Garg and Prof. Preetam Saraf (Associate Professor, VNS College).
This was first of its kind 2day workshop where almost all needs of an Ayurvedic manufacturer, academicians, Industry and researchers were fulfilled for the preparation and analysis of Ayurvedic medicines. It was a hands on experience for the delegates for quality testing and quality assurance of raw materials (herbs) that goes into Ayurvedic products. The delegates learned the process of pharmacognosy (related to quality control) and pharmacology (related to After effects study) for the betterment of Ayurvedic Industry. The main motto of the workshop was to create awareness for ‘Quality Ayurveda’.