Review Article

AYUSHDHARA | Year : 2014 | Volume : 1 | Issue : 2 | Page : 51-64

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF AYURVEDA - PAST TO PRESENT

Avinash Kumar Jain1*, Bhuvnesh Kumar Sharma2

*1Research Officer (Ayurveda), 2Research Officer (Ayurveda) Scientist-2, Maharao Shekhaji Ayurveda Central Research Institute, Indira Colony, Bani Park, Jhotwara Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

ABSTRACT

In the present era of competition and globalization, every branch of science is trying to retain its identity in the globe by reorientation and developing itself according to the needs by conducting various kinds of research. The present practice of Ayurveda emphasizes on traditional way. The Globalization, Patent, Intellectual Property Rights issues and Bio-piracy are becoming major challenges in the indigenous traditional medical systems like Ayurveda. In order to promote as a global medicine and equip Ayurveda to meet the global healthcare needs of the 21st century, there is an urgent need to modernize the ancient system in pace with the development of science and information technology. So considering all these facts, Ayurveda is needed to restructure in the global context to meet the rising demands of a cyber society with the application of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) technology. This review article highlights how the advancements have been taken in different fields of Ayurveda over the decades till the current scenario.

Keywords:  Ayurveda, Developments, AYUSH, AyuSoft, Ayurgenomics, Pharmacovigilance.

*Corresponding Address:
Dr. Avinash Kumar Jain, Research Officer (Ayurveda), Scientist-2, Maharao Shekhaji Ayurveda, Central Research Institute, Indira Colony, Bani Park, Jhotawara Road, Jaipur-302016, Rajasthan, India. Ph: +919983645598, +919530458999
Email: vaidyaakjain@gmail.com

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