AYUSH Grid Project for digitisation of AYUSH sectorDate: 03 July 2019 Tags: Health
The Ministries of AYUSH and Electronics and Information Technology (MeITY) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi to collaborate on the digitization of the AYUSH sector. Under this collaboration, MeITY has agreed to give technical support to AYUSH Ministry for planning and development of AYUSH GRID Project.
AYUSH GRID Project
- This project is being implemented by Ministry of AYUSH in pursuance to the National Health Policy 2017 and e-governance initiative.
- It aims to digitize entire Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), sector leading to transformation in field of health care delivery at all levels, along with greater research, education, delivery of various health care programmes and better drug regulations.
e-initiatives of MeitY
MeitY has taken various Health initiatives such as e-Aushadhi, e-Rakt Kosh, e-Hospital, Online Registration System (ORS) and e-Shushrut for digitizing internal workflows and processes of hospitals across the country. It has also launched an online information guide called Vikaspedia, a portal for the various social sectors including Health and it offers information in 23 languages.