The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Delhi, has signed an MoU with Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, for promoting research in Ayurvedic sciences. The MoU envisages collaboration on quality and standardization of Ayurvedic drugs as well as in Ph.D. programmes in natural product chemistry and pharmacy. The MoU was signed on October 7, 2020, between the two institutions.
The MoU includes studies in pharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. The MoU will also lead to joint projects and publications. The Ministry of Ayush has said that this partnership is expected to result in some cutting edge research in Ayurveda as well as in the promotion and spread of knowledge associated with Ayurvedic Sciences across the globe. It will integrate traditional knowledge with modern sciences and add new dimensions to research in Ayurveda.
The two institutes will work together for evolving knowledge and procedures which will be of use to the National Healthcare System and ultimately to health solutions that will be of relevance at a population scale.