Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, D-G of Research and Information System (RIS) and Prof. T.C. James, Visiting Fellow at RIS assured the involvement and overall support to the event. The duo held a meeting at their office in Indian Habitat Centre with Dr Suresh Kumar C, General Secretary of CISSA, where RIS promised their wholehearted support for the event. They were also conferred upon the responsibility of coordinating the Indo-African meet on traditional medicines that is scheduled at the GAF. They will also lead the panel discussion which is based on their research and findings on the issue of standardization in Ayurveda drugs.