AYUSH Full Form – What Is The Full Form Of AYUSH

AYUSH Full Form is Ayurvedic, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. Its name was Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy (ISM&H) during the establishment in March 1995 and its name was changed to AYUSH in November 2003. It is headquartered in New Delhi. AS of July 2017, Sh. Shripad Yesso Naik is the Minister of State of AYUSH. Its motive was to pay more attention for  the development of Education and Research in Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani,  Siddha and Homoeopathy. 

Objectives Of AYUSH

  • To upgrade the educational standards  of Indian Systems of Medicines and Homoeopathy colleges in the country.
  • To strengthen existing research institutions and  to ensure a time-bound research programme on identified diseases for which these  systems have an effective treatment.
  • To draw up schemes for promotion, cultivation and  regeneration of medicinal plants used in these systems.
  • To evolve Pharmacopoeial standards for Indian Systems  of Medicine and Homoeopathy drugs.


  1. Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS)
  2. Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN)
  3. Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM)
  4. Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS)
  5. Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH)


NameName of the contacted person
National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA)Dr. K. Shankar Rao
National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN)Dr. (Mrs.) K. SatyaLakshmi
National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM)Prof.M.A.Siddiqui
National Institute of Siddha (NIS)Dr.V. Banumathi
National Institute of Homoeopathy
Dr. Abhijit Chattopadhyya
Institute of Post-Graduate Training and
Research in Ayurveda, (I.P.G.T.R.A.)
Prof. Vd. Anup Thakur
Rashtriya Ayurved Vidyapeeth (RAV)Dr. Anupam Srivastava

Drug Manufacturing Unit

  • Indian Medicine Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd. (IMPCL), Uttarakhand


  • Pharmacopoeial Laboratory for Indian Medicine (PLIM), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory (HPL), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy (PCIM&H),
    Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad 201002

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