AAPI has started its activities with a modest beginning with 50 Founder Life Members. More and more Ayurvedic doctors are invited to become a member of this new Association. You can know more about AAPI through its web site www.aapiindia.org and can also download AAPI membership form. AAPI is publishing its Quarterly Journal under the title “Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine (AAM)”.It has launched an online brainstorming dialogue among the Ayurvedic fraternity to identify the strengths and weaknesses of Ayurveda, besides challenges and opportunities before it. The Association is organizing frequent group and mass meetings of Ayurvedic practitioners in Ayurvedic institutions and with the public to create awareness about Ayurveda. It also attempts to uplift the image of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic doctors, besides trying to motivate its members to improve their style of functioning and work culture. AAPI plans to approach Governmental agencies and policy makers to accelerate the process of meaningful mainstreaming of Ayurveda and to provide it and its member’s rightful place, besides attempts to sustain the upsurge of interest in Ayurveda out side India for its timely globalization in right perspective.