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Important Landmarks

 

 
Landmark Achieved Year
Conception of Research in Unani Medicine by Masihul Mulk Hakim Ajmal Khan 1920s
Historic Oath for Research 1926
Setting up of First Research Laboratory at Ayurvedic & Unani Tibbia College, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 1927
Derivation of alkaloids from Rauwalfia serpentina (Asrol) 1927
Appointment of Health Survey and Development Committee by Govt.
of India to consider development of Unani, Ayurveda & other systems
1943
Resolution of Conference of Health Ministers for setting up
educational and research Centres in ISM
1946
Appointment of C.G. Pandit Committee for development of ISM&H 1949
Establishment of Department of Research in Unani Medicine at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 1955
Establishment of Institute of History of Medicine and Medical Research 1962
Establishment of Central Council for Research in Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy (CCRIMH) by Govt. of India 1969
Enactment of IMCC Act for development of education in Unani, Ayurveda and Siddha Systems 1970
Setting up of First Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine at Hyderabad 1972
Formulation of a Kit of 26 Unani medicines for common ailments 1977
Dissolution of CCRIMH and formation of independent research Councils for Unani Medicine and other systems 1978
Starting of independent functioning of CCRUM 1979
Amalgamation of the CCRUM Research Centres leading to establishment of Regional Research Institutes at Bombay, Aligarh, and Srinagar 1984
Setting-up of National Institute of Unani Medicine, Bangalore 1984
Amalgamation of Literary Research Units leading to the establishment of Literary Research Institute of Unani Medicine at Delhi 1986
Publication of six Unani formulations found clinically effective in Vitiligo 1986
Organization of First International Seminar on Unani Medicine 1987
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and NRDC for patenting and commercial exploitation of Unani drugs 1999
Re-organization of CCRUM 1999
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and CSIR for development of bio-active molecules from single and compound Unani drugs 2000
Filing of patents on seven Unani formulations 2001
Launching of Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL)on Unani Medicine 2002
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and Vallabh Bhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi for collaborative studies on bronchial asthma 2004
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi for collaborative clinical studies/therapeutic trials 2006
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and Aligarh Muslim University in the area of drug standardization and quality control of Unani formulations 2006
Designating CCRUM as Secretariat for Unani Pharmacopoeia of India 2006
Designating CCRUM as Secretariat for award of Extra Mural Research Projects in Unani Medicine by the Department of AYUSH 2006
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and Lady Harding Medical Collegefor collaborative research on Infective Hepatitis 2007
Establishment of Indo-US Centre for Research in Indian Systems of Medicine (CRISM), University of Mississippi (USA). 2008
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi for collaborative clinical research and standardization of drug 2008
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and University of Tehran (Iran) 2010
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and National Manuscripts Mission For preservation of Unani Medicine 2010
Signing of MoU between CCRUM and University of Western Capetown,
(SA) for development infrastructure of Unani Medicine in South Africa
2010

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