Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced a bouquet of activities and campaigns of Ministry of Ayush to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahaotsav. The activities include cultivation of medicinal plants on 75 thousand hectares of land to benefit farmers on 31st August and the launch of the Y-Break App, a five minute Yoga protocol for office goers on 1st September. He said the launch of the cultivation campaign of medicinal plants will ensure the availability of medicines and will be a source of steady income for the farmers. The activity will be implemented through National Medicinal Plants Board.
Mr Sonowal said that the week-long activities and campaigns, from 30th August to 5th September, will aim at reaching remote areas of the country and address all categories of the population. The Ayush week will begin from tomorrow with a national webinar for Ayush students on the topic Surviving the storm through Ayush Shelter. Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is a series of events being organised by the Government to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence. The Mahotsav will be celebrated as a Jan-Utsav in the spirit of Jan-Bhagidari.