There are two autonomous organizations functioning under Ministry of AYUSH for Unani Medicine, namely Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) and National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM). There are 24 Unani Centres functioning in the country under these Institutes.
The number of patients getting treatment in these centres during last three years are as under:
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The total amount of funds spent in the year 2014-15 is Rs. 2471573 thousand, 2015-16 is Rs 1071256 thousand and 2016-17 is Rs. 1105985 thousand.
This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, ShripadYesso Naik in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on July 28.