Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Sripad Naik inaugurated the Amrita Institute for Integrated Medicine and Research Center under Amrita University in Kochi, on January 10, 2015. While inaugurating the Minister said, the knowledge came from teachers and practitioners to scholars. “Our ancestors had such a remarkable sense of observations that they could see the effect of natural products, viz. herbs, animal products and minerals on human body,” noted Naik.