“Overall, the fiscal budget 2021-22 is extremely promising. At Pankajakasthuri, we welcome the monumental increase in allocation of funds towards improving India’s healthcare system and making it more robust,” said Dr J Hareendran Nair, Founder and Managing Director. Pankajakasthuri Herbals Pvt Ltd.
“Over the years, the healthcare sector has been a key driver for economic growth and it is encouraging to see it listed among the six pillars towards strengthening the Prime Minister’s vision of Atmanirbharta.
We are yet to truly explore the full potential of Ayurveda
With the government focusing on establishing integrated public health labs and health information portals, we hope to see a more holistic approach to new drug discovery to overcome pre-existing challenges,” he added.
“In India, while we have, as a nation, accepted Ayurveda as a natural part of our lives and our homes, we are yet to truly explore its full potential – and this has never been more urgent or more necessary than during the current times. This is truly the beginning of India’s prowess as a global centre of science-backed traditional medicine and we are hopeful that Ayurveda will be proactively promoted under the Swasth Bharat Yojana and other public health schemes.”