New Delhi, October 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in the national capital on ‘Ayurveda Day’. The institute set up under Ministry of AYUSH is modelled on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

The AIIA has been set up on a total area of 10.015 acres on a budget of Rs 157 crore. It is the first medical institute under the AYUSH ministry to hold the coveted National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) accreditation.