Ministry of Ayush, Government of India, has instituted ‘National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Award’ to eminent Vaidyas and Ayurveda experts to promote best practices of Ayurveda.
This award will be conferred on Ayurveda Day. Ayurveda Day every year is celebrated on Dhanwantri Jayanti (Dhanteras). Dhanwantri Jayanti falls on 17th October 2017 this year
National Dhanwantri Award consists of Citation, Trophy and Cash Award of Rupees Five Lakhs
Applications/nominations in the prescribed format along with necessary support documents should reach the Ministry on the email address firstname.lastname@example.org by 05.30 pm 18th September 2017
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