The number of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals in the country, State/UT-wise is enclosed at Annexure-I
The Government of India has not assessed the performance and outcome of AYUSH hospital functioning in the States, since these hospitals are under the administrative control of State Governments.
Under Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Development of AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries, there is provision for financial assistance to the State Governments for upgradation of State Government AYUSH Hospitals. The States are eligible for seeking financial assistance of Rs. 50 Lakhs onetime per unit for renovation/alteration of existing premises, equipments and furniture, Rs. 4.50 Lakhs per annum per unit for supply of essential AYUSH drugs, Rs. 0.70 Lakhs per annum per unit as contingency and contractual deployment of AYUSH doctors (Specialists-2), AYUSH Pharmacists-2 and paramedical staff. The details of financial assistance to the States under upgradation of AYUSH Hospitals component of the Scheme are enclosed at Annexure-II.
Further, provision has also been kept under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Development of AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries for setting up of 50/10 bedded Integrated AYUSH Hospital in North Eastern States including Sikkim and Other Hilly States (Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu& Kashmir). The details of financial assistance to the States for the setting up of 50/10 Integrated AYUSH Hospitals component of the Scheme are enclosed at Annexure-III.
The above information was given by the Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Shri S. Gandhiselvan in the Lok Sabha today.