7th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo

7thedition of “World Ayurveda Congress”, the largest gathering of its kind, is scheduled to be held in Science city, Kolkata, West Bengal from 1st to 4th December 2016.

World Ayurveda

Advancement in modern sciences and paradigm shift in assessing the therap-
eutic value of old and exisitng medical practices often lead to the questioning of traditional approaches. Hence, sustenance of traditional sciences requires strong advocacy.

Forums and groups that bring out the continued relevance and nuances of traditional therapies such as Ayurveda create a sure-footed impact over time.

Goals of WAC

Having established itself as a vital platform for Ayurveda, WAC has set itself the following goals for the future:
• To facilitate acceptance and recognition for Ayurveda...

WACs at a glance

Over 12 years and through six Congresses, the WAC has emerged as a global platform for all stakeholders for networking and engaging in intellectual exchange to strengthen the Ayurveda.

Our Team

Shri J P Nadda

Chief Patron

Honourable Minister For Health & Family Welfare, Government Of India

Shri Sripad Yesso Naik

Chief Patron

Honourable Minister For AYUSH Government Of India

Shri Ajit M Sharan, IAS

Chair, National Steering Committee

Secretary Ministry of AYUSH, Government Of India

Dr Sowmya Swaminathan

Chair, National Organising Committee

Secretary, DHR & Director General ICMR, Government Of India

7th WAC


  • pm
    Our efforts are to tap real potential of Ayurveda, other AYUSH systems in imparting preventive, promotive, holistic healthcare to people. (more…)
    Shri Narendra Modi
    Hon’ble Prime Minister
  • sripad

    It is with great pride and pleasure that I look forward to the 7th World Ayurveda Congress & AROGYA Expo 2016 being held at the Science Centre, Kolkata. (more…)

    Shri Shripad Naik
    Hon’ble Minister for AYUSH Govt. of India
  • ajit

    Anticipation soars high, as the 7th edition of the World Ayurveda Congress (WAC), being organized by the World Ayurveda Foundation coming up. (more…)

    Shri Ajit M Sharan
    Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH Govt. of India
  • sowmya

    The World Ayurveda Foundation proudly presents the 7th edition of World Ayurveda Congress (WAC), a knowledge festival in all its grandeur, thanks to the active support of the Ministry of AYUSH, (more…)

    Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
    Director-General, ICMR Government Of India

Seventh WAC Projections

Expected figures of 7th WAC are given below.





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