Status: Besides celebrating International Yoga Day, the government collaborated with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to launch the m-Yoga to bring out the Common Yoga Protocols. The government has also launched an AYUSH Visa for foreign nationals for treatment under AYUSH systems, which includes Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Naturopathy, Siddha and Homeopathy. This is aimed to boost medical tourism in India and help Indian traditional medicine become a global phenomenon. Additionally, more than 60,000 persons have been certified as Yoga professionals according to the Yoga Certification Board. On the research front, the government has launched a National AYUSH Research Consortium and a new scheme ‘Ayurgyan’ to promote research in AYUSH systems to validate the effectiveness and safety and potential integration with modern medicine. Also, the government had planned to open 12,500 AYUSH Health and Wellness Clubs (HWC) in the past five years, out of which over 9100 were functional by January 2024. i ii iii iv v