The office of High Commission of India in Lagos has partnered with nutritionists in Nigeria, to introduce the Ayurvedic concepts of nutrition.
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Speaking at the Commission’s office in Lagos to mark “Diwali” India festival.
The Head of Chancery, Office of the High Commission of India in Lagos, Rachit Rawat, said that”government of India, which has focused on improving nutritional status of the country to achieve the target of Swastha Bharat, which means ‘Healthy India’, has extended the many initiatives being taken to promote Indian systems of medicine and age-old scientific traditions to Nigeria to address the problem of malnutrition and resultant health issues.
The concept was introduced to enhance nutritional status and address problems of malnutrition as well as resultant health issues like stunting, wasting and diseases among others.
He further said “Ayurveda the ancient Indian science of life, is the complete well-being of mind, body and social lifestyle and not just the absence of diseases and illness.
India to partner with Nigeria on Ayurvedic health system