All India Institute of Ayurveda under Ministry of Ayush has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU in coordination with Western Sydney University Australia, in virtual mode to appoint an Academic Chair in Ayurveda.
The MoU was signed by Professor Tanuja Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda and Vice-Chancellor and President, Western Sydney University, Australia, Professor Barney Glover.
The new Academic Chair will undertake academic and collaborative research activities in Ayurveda.
It includes herbal medicine and yoga as well as design academic standards and short-term and medium-term courses and educational guidelines.
This Chair will also conduct workshops,seminars and conferences on Ayurveda.
The Ayurveda Academic Chair will be based at Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute, located on the West mead campus, with tenure for a period of three years.
The appointment of the chair is jointly funded by the Ministry of Ayush and Western Sydney University and anticipated to commence early in 2022.