The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Naik has inaugurated the Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy (RRI) in Agartala, Tripura. Shri Naik has urged Homeopathic researchers to contribute and help the Government in the management of epidemics like Dengue, Chikungunya, Malaria and Swine Flu as the contribution of Homeopathy in controlling epidemics is well known in the past. The Regional Research Institute (RRI) is one of the 9 institutes functioning under CCRH. Spread over an area of 2.05 acres, it has facility of general OPD, Research OPD, pathological investigations, 30 bedded IPD. More importantly the Institute has the facility of Yoga & Naturopathy and there is a scope of future expansion also. This is the 3rd Homoeopathic regional research institute in the North Eastern states and the first with own land and building.