To establish research and development centers in those colleges who impart Indian Medicine teaching in Tamil Nadu, the state government has allocated Rs 12 crore.
For the Research & Development to be set up in all Indian Medicine teaching colleges, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has approved the amount in order to support students and teachers' participation in the initiative.
The official release stated that the new researches and efforts will make the Indian Medicine popularize across the world after they will be published in form of articles or research papers in the future.
Other than 12 crore, CM Jayalalithaa have also sanctioned Rs 15 crore for developing infrastructure of the government colleges that teach Indian medicine.
The colleges eligible for these grants cover Government Siddha Colleges in Chennai and Palayamkottai and the Government Homeopathy College in Madurai, among others.