Degree and diploma courses in ayurveda in Rajasthan are drawing students from SAARC nations, Europe and USA.  The National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur, run by the ministry of Ayush, has received ‘expression of interest’ from foreign students to study ayurveda.

Shankar Rao, director of NIA, said, “This year again, we have received a phenomenal response from foreign students.  The popularity of ayurveda has been increasing.  Students are making a beeline for its courses because of the vast job opportunities this stream offers.”

The NIA is affiliated with Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University which one among four such universities in the country.

Students are exposed to the ancient science of ayurveda from ancient and modern texts.  The state-of-the-art labs are equipped with advanced medical and surgical equipment along with a pharmacy unit for drug production.

Students interested in MD and PhD courses can apply for admission on website: www.nia.nic.in

Source: Times of India