9th World Ayurveda Congress And Arogya Expo 2022:
9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) was inaugurated recently at Panaji, Goa.
- The 9th WAC aims to showcase the efficacy and strength of the AYUSH systems of medicine at the Global level.
- Objective: To provide a global platform for all the stakeholders, including industry leaders, practitioners, traditional healers, educationists, students, medicine manufacturers, growers of medicinal plants and marketing strategists, for networking and engaging in intellectual exchange to strengthen the Ayurveda sector, envision its future, and facilitate interaction between professionals and consumers to boost Ayurveda commerce.
AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) sector:
- During 2014-2020, the AYUSH industry grew 17 per cent year-on-year while the Ayurveda market is predicted to grow at 15 per cent CAGR from 2021-2026.
- The Ayush Grid project was initiated by the Ministry in 2018 for creating a comprehensive IT backbone for the entire sector.