Centre okays 100-bed yoga and naturopathy hospital for Shoolini University
Shoolini University has been accorded sanction to set up a 100-bed Naturopathy and Yoga hospital with a grant of Rs. 80 lakh by the central government. In a communication to the university, the Central Council for Research has conveyed a financial assistance of Rs.80 lakh for the establishment of a 100-bed hospital of naturopathy and yoga. The University also proposes to start a UGC approved five-year Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences (BNYS) from the next academic session.
Shoolini University vice-chancellor Prof PK Khosla informed, “Government of India had an initiative for re-establishing and practicing, and to increase the acceptability of Yoga and Naturopathy in today’s world and for the betterment of mankind. In light of this, Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN), Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, New Delhi approved a Yoganada Medical School of Yoga and Naturopathy (100-bed hospital) at Shoolini University.”
This hundred-bed hospital, region’s first of its kind in a university, is being created within a time span of one year with the aim of imparting knowledge and practices of Yoga Sciences and meditation with the aid of naturopathic medications for health and well-being. The facility is inclusive of a Yoga centre, bath centre, massage laboratory, diet centre, exercise/acupuncture centre, pathology, meditation hall and herbal garden.
The services would be available 24x7 for people with pathological diseases like depression, brain problems, asthma, malnutrition, diabetes, obesity, heart problems, sexual issues, drug & alcoholic dependence and infectious diseases.
Shoolini strives to provide quality education, research skills, and better job opportunities to make the youth of the country more knowledgeable and employable. With the thought of Vice-Chancellor, Prof PK Khosla, the university started a BSc Yoga program to build the career in Yoga & meditation in 2017.