Indian Traditional Sciences APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote and facilitate informed discussions on issues concerning all Indian Traditional Sciences practised in the UK and abroad (Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotish, Vastu, Unani and Sangeet) for inclusion into the NHS by providing a forum for cross-party parliamentarians, senior policy makers, academics, practitioners, leading community figures and stakeholders.

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Recent Documents related to Indian Traditional Sciences

1. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA
11/06/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: Assembly in 2015; further recognises Indian Traditional Sciences, the aim of which is prevention of disease

2. Indian Traditional Sciences
23/12/2015 - APPGs

Found: discussions on issues concerning all Indian Traditional Sciences practised in the UK and abroad (Ayurveda

3. UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million
18/04/2018 - Met Office
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Found: Partnership. Announcement comes as part of the Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the UK today. Science

4. UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million
18/04/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Partnership. Announcement comes as part of the Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the UK today. Science

5. REVOCATION OF ARTICLE 370 BY INDIAN GOVERNMENT THEREBY UNDERMINING THE AUTONOMY OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
03/09/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House deplores the actions by Indian Prime Minister Modi and his BJP Government to revoke article

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Recent Speeches related to Indian Traditional Sciences

1. Science and Innovation Strategy
23/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: few remarks about the latest publication on life sciences and industrial strategy.The basis of the - Speech Link
2: life sciences. I know that the Minister is particularly interested in this area. The life sciences strategy - Speech Link
3: challenge, bringing together under one roof both the traditional research councils and the relatively new Innovation - Speech Link

2. Office for Investment
20/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: world-renowned innovation corridor, and our local life sciences sector is one area of particular opportunity and - Speech Link
2: scheme, whether that is rail in Doncaster or life sciences in other parts of the country.I think we - Speech Link

3. Banknote Diversity
02/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: inclusive attitude in one of our oldest and most traditional institutions.Such positive action would - Speech Link

4. Covid-19 Update
17/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: He did a bit of a Captain Hindsight act on the Indian variant. He did not seem to mention that we put - Speech Link
2: accept that the entry and community spread of the Indian variant shows that that simply is not the case - Speech Link
3: decisions and, of course, they were taken before the Indian variant became a variant under investigation, let - Speech Link

5. British Indian Ocean Territory (Citizenship)
16/01/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: descended from individuals born in the British Indian Ocean Territory to register as British overseas - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Indian Traditional Sciences
1. Life Sciences
asked by: Anthony Browne
09/11/2020
... what steps his Department are taking to ensure that the UK life sciences sector continues to have access to (a) research funding and (b) collaborative working opportunities with European partners after 31 December 2020.

2. Life Sciences
asked by: Catherine West
17/11/2020
... what recent steps his Department has taken to increase the level of human relevant life sciences in the UK.

3. Life Sciences
asked by: Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick
23/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the life sciences sector is central to the economic recovery.

4. Life Sciences
asked by: Chi Onwurah
30/09/2020
... when the Life Sciences Investment Programme is planned to be launched; and whether he plans to increase that programme's budget in the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.

5. Life Sciences
asked by: Patrick Grady
08/03/2021
... Accelerating human relevant life sciences in the UK.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Rana Portrait
Lord Rana
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Verma Portrait
Baroness Verma
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Amarjeet S Bhamra, PO Box 1, Windsor SL4 4UZ

Email: indiansciences@gmail.com

No benefits in kind are on record for the Indian Traditional Sciences APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Indian Traditional Sciences APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Hussain Portrait
Lord Hussain
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Lord Ranger Portrait
Lord Ranger
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Côte d’Ivoire , Indo-Pacific , Sri Lanka
Tom Brake Portrait
Tom Brake
Officer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Carshalton and Wallington
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Suri Portrait
Lord Suri
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
British Sikhs
Keith Vaz Portrait
Keith Vaz
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Leicester East
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Patel of Blackburn Portrait
Lord Patel of Blackburn
Vice-Chair
Labour - Deceased - 29 May 2019
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Bilimoria Portrait
Lord Bilimoria
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 10th October 2018
Lord Stone of Blackheath Portrait
Lord Stone of Blackheath
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
2 APPG Memberships
Egypt , Olympic and Paralympic Games