Wednesday, 03 August 2022 | PNS | Haridwar
Indian culture accords major importance to nature and it is from nature that people gain prosperity and health. Yoga guru Swami Ramdev said this while speaking on the second day of the international conference on ‘Modernisation of Traditional Indian Medicine: Public Health and Industrial Perspective’ organised by Patanjali Research Foundation and University of Patanjali in collaboration with Society for Conservation and Resource Development of Medicinal Plants, New Delhi and NABARD Dehradun.
Addressing the scientists and other participants, Ramdev said that today crores of people have given place to Tulsi, Aloe Vera and Giloy in their gardens at home. He said that Acharya Balkrishna has also contributed towards making this happen. Speaking on the occasion, Balkrishna said that Patanjali’s research and acceptance has increased in the world of Ayurvedic medicines.
Assistant professor of Patanjali Ayurved College Dr Rajesh Mishra spoke on the topic of Vedic phytonology, Banaras Hindu University professor HB Singh spoke on organised organic agriculture and DRDO scientist Ranjit Singh shared his experiences with seabuckthorn. Among the other speakers, IIT Guwahati professor Rakhi Chaturvedi spoke on plant tissue culture techniques, Rajamani from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University spoke on the subject of medicinal plants while Indira Gandhi University, Haryana vice chancellor JP Yadav threw light on the control of dengue using Ayurveda.