Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 By Sanjiv Das on June 26, 2018 Yoga and naturopathy hospital to be set up near Chennai Read Article Share Related Posts Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story News WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha The centre will come up at a cost of ₹ 60 croreA ‘world-class’ yoga and naturopathy hospital, stated to be the first-of-its-kind in the country, will be set up near here at a cost of ₹ 60 crore, K Palaniswami, Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu announced recently. It is being set up to encourage yoga and naturopathy, which played a key role in both preventing and curbing non-communicable diseases due to lifestyle changes, he told the State Assembly. The facility would be set up at the premises of Government Medical College at Chengelpet, about 50 km from Chennai, in an area of 50 acres and will have a teaching facility attached to it, offering graduate, post-graduate and research courses, he said.“I am happy to announce that a world class International Yoga and Naturopathy Science Centre will be set up at a cost of ₹ 60 crore,” the chief minister said making a suo moto statement. Hostel facilities for students and quarters for employees will also come up and adequate personnel will be appointed.“In a natural setting, safe treatment will be provided,” he said adding it will include therapies involving herbal, magnet, water and acupuncture. Palaniswami also made a slew of other announcements on scaling up health infrastructure in state-run hospitals and it includes upgradation of 985 health sub-centres as integrated health centres at a cost of ₹ 82.2 crore. Also, during this year, nutritious food will be provided to 96,200 patients affected by tuberculosis at a cost ₹ 20.20 crore, he said.