Puducherry, Dec 20 (UNI) An awareness programme on diabetes and exhibition on fruits, food, vegetables and cereals which check diabetes was held on Wednesday at the Kosappalayam Urban Health Centre here.
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy participated as a special guest and inaugurated the function held on behalf of the Directorate of Indian system of Medicine and Homeopathy.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Narayanasamy said that presently people attained good awareness and are switching over to Ayurveda and Homeopathy medicines.
Several researches proved that there will not be any side effects in Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Unani medicines while there will be side effects in Allopathy treatment, the Chief Minister said.
Mr Narayansamy said when Rajiv Gandhi was the Prime Minister, priority was given to Homeopathy and a separate wing was created here, besides appointing doctors and constructing a separate hospital.