panaji, March 21, 2016 …. The Ministry of AYUSH has been organizing AROGYA, Comprehensive National Level fair on Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy in the major capital cities since 2001 to promote awareness and showcase developments in the various AYUSH systems.

In view of the huge public response for AROGYA fairs, the ministry has decided to organise a National level AROGYA fair at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium, Bambolim from March 26 to 29, 2016. This AROGYA fair has attracted importance as it would involve participation of International delegates.

The AROGYA fair would be inaugurated by Shri Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State (IC), AYUSH on 26th March at 11 AM. Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, South Goa Member of Parliament also been invited for the inaugural function.

Central Research Councils/National Institutes in the AYUSH system of Medicine along with National Medicinal Plant Board, Indian Medicines Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited and private AYUSH industries will participate in the four day event and showcase their strength in the realm of Research, Education and Development of products to promote healthcare through AYUSH systems, AROGYA fair provides an all-encompassing platform to all AYUSH stakeholders to come together to project all facts of the AYUSH.   

The fair aims to create awareness among the members of the public about the efficiency of the AYUSH systems, their cost-effectiveness and the availability of herbs and plants used for prevention and treatment of common ailments at their doorsteps through various mass-media channels to achieve the objective of Health for all.