As Yog Guru Baba Ramdev launched “first evidence-based medicine for COVID-19 by Patanjali”, Health Minister of India Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was present at the event, applauded traditional medicinal system, saying growth rate of Ayurveda’s economy post-COVID rose to 50-90%. “Ayurveda has Rs 30,000 crore economy in India. As per official data, it used to see a growth of 15-20% every year pre-COVID. Post-COVID, this growth rate has risen to 50-90%. It’s an indication that people have accepted it. There’s marked improvement in exports and FDI,” said the Union Health Minister.