The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) forms National Level AYUSH Task force to promote Research and Development in Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha
ASSOCHAM appoints Dr Sudipta Narayan Roy, Managing Director of a Kolkata based Homoeopathic medicine manufacturer, Powell Group as the first Chairman of the national AYUSH Task Force with agenda to promote Research and Development, strengthen manufacturing, enhance export and increased industry-government engagements for overall growth and development of the sector.
Dr Roy, a Homeopathy Graduate from CU, studied further in Germany and UK. He is ex-student of Purulia Ramakrishna Mission and St Xavier’s College, and also an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad. With more than a decade of experience in this sector Dr Roy is committed to the mission of Globalization of Ayush
Dr Roy said among the various priorities of the task force will be, recommendations to Union AYUSH Ministry and key stakeholders on inclusion of Indian Drugs/ plants in Ayurveda, Unani, Homoeopathy Pharmacopeia, as he chaired the first meeting of the task force.
Focus shall also be to take up initiatives in assisting the industry in Novel Drug discovery along with engagement with medicinal plant board for research, promotion of clusters and overseas collaboration with technical assistance for industries. The task force shall work to promote quality and standardization as well as promote awareness programs on pharma co vigilance.