New Delhi: The AYUSH Grid is envisaged as a comprehensive IT backbone covering the different silos of the AYUSH Sector. Ministry of AYUSH has finalised components of AYUSH Grid Project in consultation with various stakeholders. The process of Expression of Interest (EOI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) for on-boarding of Project Management Consultancy (PMC) for the AYUSH Grid Project has been completed and the eligible agency discovered through the process has been selected.
Ministry of AYUSH has taken up various pilot projects like AYUSH Hospital Management Information System (A-HMIS), Yoga locator application, Telemedicine, Yoga Portal, A-HMIS trainings, IT course for AYUSH Professionals, etc. which shall be merged into AYUSH Grid Project after completion of pilot period.
Ministry of AYUSH has also signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for technical help in AYUSH Grid Project and accordingly, Ministry has handed over projects of Dashboard, GIS facility for various functionalities of AYUSH and AYUSH Information Hub to National e- Governance Division(NeGD)/ Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-Informatics(BISAG).
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.