AYUSH Ministry recognizes AAYU as part of Start-up India’s “Digital Yoga Program”
AAYU, an AI-based health and wellness app, was recently recognized by the Ministry of Ayush for India’s “Start-up” program in the “Yoga in the Digital Era” category, which is part of of the government program “Digital India” vision. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the program at the “Digital Yoga Expo” held in Mysuru on International Yoga Day. During the event, the Prime Minister recognized the AAYU app, its offerings and the ongoing national initiative to make India disease free.
Prime Minister Modi also spoke about the Startup Yoga Challenge launched by the Ministry of Ayush and highlighted the contribution of young people and startups to innovation and new ideas in the field of yoga.
AAYU, which caught the attention of the Prime Minister at the event, claims to offer therapeutic health solutions to lifestyle-related illnesses using natural, sustainable and traditional methods of yoga and meditation. The app was started at S-VYASA University, Bengaluru by Honorable CM of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai.
RESET TECH, the creators of AAYU collaborated with S-VYASA, a yoga university to recently launch the movement “Rog Mukt Bharat” – “India without disease” with the aim of curing people from chronic diseases and disorders of the mode of life. This movement was started by the Honorable Governor of Karnataka Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot.
“We are delighted to gain the support of the Ministry of Ayush, which will enable us to free Indians from chronic and lifestyle diseases and hope to make India a healthier nation. AAYU’s mission is to offer therapeutic health solutions using digital modes of yoga and meditation. We are pleased to be able to work with and support the Government of India given our vision of Rog Mukt Bharat,” said Abidali Dantrelia, CEO of RESET TECH in a press release.
“The recent innovative initiatives of the Government of India and the attention to the revival of yoga have motivated us to start a national movement that aims to transform the way of life through yoga among the people. We want to use the power of innovation technology to solve real-world health challenges and, in turn, create a high growth trajectory in the health technology ecosystem. We would like to bring yoga into the digital age, through our platform based on AI and bring the healing powers of yoga to the world,” said Vamsi Krishna Talasila, co-founder and CTO of RESET TECH.
“Disease Free India movement aims to reach and impact more than 5 million patients with chronic diseases over a 5-year period through the app. It will effectively provide users with personalized wellness solutions and offer consultations based on an individual’s personal history and will monitor their progress, enabling them to speed up their healing and recovery.The movement has launched the first stage with the Swastha Shakti program which will host wellness activities, holistic offerings and masterclasses that people will be able to access freely,” he said.
AAYU uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics as building blocks of its technology architecture. The app was designed by doctors from S-VYASA University and the knowledge and information in it is based on research of more than 750 medical papers, the makers claim.