Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said the state would be developed as the capital of Ayurveda and Yoga.
With a view to achieve this target, the state government has already passed the proposal for setting up AYUSH University in Kurukshetra, Vij said speaking after inaugurating the Panchkarma Centre established by AYUSH Department in Ambala Cantt.
Vij said a five-storey civil hospital was being constructed in Ambala Cantt at a cost of Rs 40 crore which would have Cath Lab, AYUSH services and other necessary facilities.
A building of same size has been approved for housing the Regional Tertiary Cancer Centre. In a bid to develop ancient medicine systems, AYUSH services would be provided in each district hospital, Community Health Centre and Public Health Centre, he added.
Earlier, Vij inaugurated development projects worth Rs 1.93 crore in Ambala Cantonment.