Modi govt cleared 3 bills on Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Indian System of Medicines recently
Health Bills 2020: Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Parliament not only held its Monsoon Session this year, but also passed several landmark Bills. In light of the pandemic, it was ensured that safety precautions for the pandemic were observed when the Parliament was in session, so that the coronavirus does not curtail any further the functioning of the legislative. Amid this, several landmark Bills in the healthcare sector were cleared by the Parliament, all of them related to alternative medicine. Here’s a look at the three Bills that were cleared.
Monsoon Session 2020: Healthcare Bills passed
The Parliament has passed three Bills related to alternative medicine during the ongoing Monsoon Session. While The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill (NCISM), 2020 was passed by the Rajya Sabha back in March, the Lok Sabha cleared the Bill on September 14. The National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Bill, 2020 was also cleared by the Upper House in March, and by the Lower House on September 14. The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA) Bill, 2020 was cleared by the Lok Sabha in March, and by the Rajya Sabha on September 16.