The Advanced Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education and Research (ACYTER), a collaborative venture between JIPMER, Puducherry and Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi (An autonomous organization under Deptt. of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi) was established by a MOU between JIPMER and MDNIY on 7th June 2008. This advanced centre will focus primarily on the role of yoga in the prevention and management of cardiovascular disorders and diabetes mellitus.
MDNIY will be providing financial assistance and necessary academic input related to yoga and take steps to initiate collaborative research projects on yoga and its applications related to cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus.
JIPMER will offer its infrastructure and faculty for purposes of collaborative ventures with MDNIY in the field of yoga and its applications to cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus.