New Delhi : Halls and sessions of a three-day event, Global Ayush investment and innovation Summit being held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, are full of enthusiastic people participating in the event. On the second day of the event, various interesting exhibitions, displays including start-ups, innovations in Ayush Sector are garnering the attention of visitors.
The Ayushchef Competition grabbed special attention of visitors to promote healthy food and Ayush Aahar. A total of 30 contestants participated in the competition, who were selected out of 200 contestants across the world. Under the theme ‘Ahara for Poshan’, the AyushChef Competition had six entry categories, namely, Cereal-based preparations, Millets-based preparations, Nuts/Pulses-based preparations, Fruits/Vegetable-based preparations, Dairy product-based preparations and Fusion. The winner is awarded a cash of Rs 1 Lakh while Rs. 75,000 and Rs 50,000 have been given to the first runner-up and the second runner-up, respectively.
The exhibition halls are also loaded with ayurvedic beauty and cosmetic products, promoting beauty through Ayush. Some of the interesting products by Green Forest, a startup by Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA) Jamnagar, include natural baby soap made of milk and honey, vedic jal which works as an antacid etc. Further, they have also made the world’s first Ayurvedic Milkshake powder “ojosmriti”.
One among many start-ups is Ncipher, a device which will help Ayurveda doctors or Vaidya to do naadi parikshan and get the digital result. Another interesting startup is Ayupathy, which has been developed by the Cummins College of Engineering Women to check heart conditions at the early stage.
Apart from all these activities, several activities like plenary sessions, symposium, round tables etc. were also scheduled on the second day of Summit, where eminent experts and speakers expressed their views. Some of the significant topics included Ayush based bio-medical engineering innovations, global Ayush research and development initiatives.