New Delhi: The Ayush Ministry of Uttarakhand has claimed that Patanjali didn’t have the licence to discover a treatment for coronavirus. The licence was issued just for the manufacturing of immunity booster kits and fever drugs. Also Read – ‘Coronil is a Good Thing But…’ AYUSH Ministry to Approve Patanjali COVID-19 Med After Verification
The AYUSH Ministry stated that it has taken cognizance of reports media experiences about Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Haridwar growing Ayurvedic medicines for the therapy of COVID-19 and stated the corporate has been requested to “stop advertising/publicising such claims till the issue is duly examined”. Also Read – Patanjali Launches Coronavirus Medicine: What is Coronil And How it Helps in Treating COVID-19 Patients?
Dr YS Rawat, Joint Director State Medicinal Licensing Authority from Uttarakhand stated: “Divya Pharmacy did not apply for licence of any kind of medicine related to Corona nor were they given any license in this regard. The licence was issued only for immunity booster kits and fever medicine. But now that it has come to the attention of the AYUSH department, a notice will be issued to Divya Pharmacy. If their reply is not satisfactory, then their current licenses will be cancelled.” Also Read – ‘No More Communication Gap’: Patanjali Says It Gave All Details to Govt on Coronil Kit
Uttarakhand authorities is the licencing authority as Ramdev’s Patanjali is predicated out of Haridwar. The Cente requested the state authorities for the small print of Ramdev’s two new medication — Coronil and Swasari. In reply, the Ayush division of the state authorities stated they by no means licensed Patanjali to make COVID drug.
“As per Patanjali’s application, we issued them a license. They didn’t mention coronavirus. We only approved the license for immunity booster, cough and fever,” a licencing officer of the state’s Ayurveda division was quoted as saying by ANI.
Earlier within the day, AYUSH minister Shripad Naik stated that Patanjali’s medication will probably be given a go-ahead solely after the federal government appears to be like into the report despatched by the corporate. “It’s a good thing that Baba Ramdev has given a new medicine to the country but as per rule, it has to come to AYUSH ministry first,” Naik stated, in line with ANI.
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