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Swasthya Rakshan/Parikshan Programme in Unani Medicine


         The Government of India launched “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” on 2nd October, 2014 to accomplish the vision of a ‘Clean India’. On the lines of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission), the Ministry of AYUSH has started Swasthya Rakshan Programme (SRP) through its national institutes and research councils to protect and promote health by adopting five villages/urban slums per institute per year having predominance of backward population have been selected for undertaking the programme for identifying, preventing and treating the diseases related to poor hygiene and sanitation.

The main objectives of the programme are to instigate Swasthya Rakshan Mobile OPDs for providing free AYUSH treatment and organizing camps for screening and early diagnosis of diseases in rural areas. The programme also includes creating awareness through health education, developing and distributing IEC material in local languages for better outreach and compliance of AYUSH systems of medicine.

CCRUM has successfully completed three years SRP through its 12 institutes/ centres; Central Research Institutes of Unani Medicine (CRIUMs), Hyderabad and Lucknow; Regional Research Institutes of Unani Medicine (RRIUMs), Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Srinagar, Patna, Aligarh and Bhadrak; and Regional Research Centres (RRCs), Allahabad and Silchar.

Total number of patients registered since inception upto 31.03.2019 were 2,17,869.

Total number of health camps conducted in program is approximately 2383.

Total number of patients attended camps were 1,25,002.


Central Council for Research Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India