Honourable Minister of State for External Affairs Shri V. Muraleedharan inaugurated the first organizing committee of GAF. A formation meeting was held at PWD Guest House, Angamaly. Honourable MLA Mr Roji John presided over the function that was attended by representatives of around 20 major Ayurveda organizations. Speaking at the function, the Honourable Minister commented that Ayurveda is an effective medium for furthering the developmental prospects to Kerala. The committee elected the Honourable Minister as the Chairman of the event, with Dr P. Madhavankutty Varier as Working Chairman, Dr G.G. Gangadharan as Secretary General and Dr Suresh Kumar C as Chief Co-ordinator.