Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said the government has set a target of setting up 12,500 AYUSH centres across India. He said the government is trying to set up 4000 such centres this year itself.
Giving away Yoga Awards to the winners for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga in New Delhi, Shri Modi said 1.5 lakh health and wellness centres are being opened across the country.
The Prime Minister said AYUSH and Yoga are strong pillars of ‘Fit India’ movement. He attributed his health to Yoga, Pranayama and Ayurveda.
During the ceremony, Shri Modi released 12 commemorative postal stamps to honour eminent scholars, practitioners and Great Master Healers of AYUSH Systems.