The Department of ISM&H renamed in Nov 2003 as Dept of AYUSH with a view to provide Healthcare, Education and Research in Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy Systems. The Department continues to lay emphasis on improving health care facilities, upgrading AYUSH Educational standards and also creating awareness about AYUSH. Govt. of Karnataka has taken initiative in mainstreaming of AYUSH in National Health Care under NRHM in the right earnest.
Department of AYUSH
The AYUSH systems are time-tested methods to tackle life style disorders, which are becoming a major threat to health in present era.
- To provide availability and accessibility of Quality health care to people, especially for those in rural areas, the poor, women & children.
- To provide safe and effective health care to rural Population
- To make people self reliant for their primary health care needs.
- To supplement vitamins & other vitamin nutrition supplement through natural and Herbal sources.
- To provide preventive, promotional, and curative, health care through AYUSH.
- To reduce IMR / MMR and increase life expectancy by timely and quality health interventions.
- To provide Health Care facility to the vulnerable section of the society especially the rural population and population of the most backward areas, the Thandas, SC/ST population, Tribal’s and people in remote areas.
Sri G. N. Sreekantaiah, IFS
Director, Department of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka
SDM COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHY AND YOGIC SCIENCES
India’s first and premier Degree College of Naturopathy & Yoga, established in August 1989 by SDM Educational Society(R), Ujire. The College is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka and recognized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Department of AYUSH, & Government of India & Karnataka.
The College offers 5 years BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences) Medical Degree Course in Naturopathy and Yoga and annual intake capacity is 100 students every year. We are proud to have students from 26 states and four countries studying in our college. The college is also offering three years post graduate course (M.D) in Naturopathy and Yoga for the first time in the country.
The college is having library with collection of rare books on Naturopathy & Yoga, experienced faculty, Full fledged laboratories for basic sciences, Separate Hostel facility with vegetarian mess for men & women are available in the campus.
More than 800 doctors from this college have completed in 18 batches and are well placed in their profession in India and Abroad.
The 500 bedded sophisticated multi specialty SDM Yoga & Naturopathy Hospital on the banks of Holy river Nethravathi at Shanthivana near Dharmasthala and Pareeka near Manipal Karnataka are available for clinical & research studies for students.
People from all over India and abroad are visiting these hospitals and taking treatment for their ailments which are not cured under other system of medicines. Recently we have started 10 Out Patient Units in Naturopathy and Yoga in 10 districts of Karnataka in PPP model with department of AYUSH Govt. of Karnataka and Govt. of India.
The Government of Karnataka has awarded its prestigious Karnataka Rajyostava Award-2011 to our Hospital for the service rendered towards the mankind through system of Naturopathy & Yoga.Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Yoga and Naturopathy , Dharmasthala.
Dr. D. Veerendra HeggadeDharmadhikari Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA YOGA ANUSANDHANA SAMSTHANA (S-VYASA), BENGALURU
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana or S-VYASA (A deemed University) is a well-known yoga university of global recognition in the field of yoga and has been holding international conferences for several years. The overseas centers of S-VYASA have made the Indian Science of Yoga a house hold name. Started by a senior scientist from NASA, USA about 25 years ago S-VYASA University’s contribution to Holistic health by integrating the best of East and West is unique and unmatched globally.
- Upgrade the educational standards in the Indian systems of medicine and in all AYUSH colleges in the country.
- Strengthen existing research institutions and ensure a time-bound research programmed on identified diseases for which these systems have an effective treatment.
- Draw up schemes for promotion, cultivation and regeneration of medicinal plants used in these systems.
- Evolve pharmacopoeia standards for Indian systems of medicine and homoeopathic drugs.
Dr. H R Nagendra.
Hon. Chairman, Executive Committee, ICYN & AROGYA Expo 2012.Vice Chancellor
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Bengaluru
KARNATAKA INDIAN MEDICINE MANUFACTURER’S ASSOCIATION (KIMMA)
Karnataka Indian Medicine Manufacturers Association is an umbrella organization of Indian Medicine manufacturers of all sizes from all over Karnataka KIMMA has been a pioneer in the field of promoting AYUSH drug Industry, It is instrumental in establishing AYUSH Industry cluster, Ayurpark Health Care Limited under the Central Sector Scheme, Dept of AYUSH Government of India. AYUSH Cluster will provide WHOGMP, Standard Manufacturing facility and NABL accredited Laboratory facility to all the stake holders of AYUSH industry in Karnataka with a special reference to small and tiny industries.
Mr. J S D Pani
Secretary, Executive Committee ICYN & AROGYA EXPO 2012, Chairman AROGYA Expo 2012,
President, Karnataka Indian Medicine Manufacturers Association
SRI RAMANUJA MISSION TRUST
Popularly known as SRMT, was founded in the year 2000 for the noble cause of organizing and supporting projects for all round social welfare. Trust concentrates on various issues like poverty alleviation, self-employment, health awareness, rural empowerment by organizing seminars, workshops, field studies and also by guiding, training volunteers and by providing financial assistance to NGOs. The trust anniversary is celebrated with considerable financial aid and honour to deserving and reputed individuals and institutions. It is also the prestigious member of WANGO (world association of NGOs).
THE SPIRIT BEHIND
The prime mover of the trust is Prof. S.A.R.P.V. Chaturvedi Swamiji, Extolled as an authority in Philosophy, Ethics, logic and traditional sciences, he is also a renowned analyst and multi-linguistic orator in contemporary and emerging disciplines.
Even though his academic qualifications are limited with philosophy, law, language and literature, computers and management studies, by the virtue of his meritorious erudition, he adorns several institutions as Professor emeritus, Eminence, Distinguished professor etc, in the faculties of medicine, artificial intelligence etc in his young age of 39.His rational, modern and energetic approach for serious issues like rehabilitation, quality education, counterterrorism, green planet, Pandemics, water treatment, soil erosion, flood control etc has gained wider appreciation and support for his mission. It has agreed to provide the food for all the delegates for all the three times all days.
Sri Varadan Chandar
Trustee, Sri Ramanuja Mission Trust, Chennai
INTERNATIONAL NATUROPATHY ORGANIZATION (INO)
International Naturopathy Organization as an Organization is a Professional body of Naturopathy- yoga practitioner as its members. I.N.O looks after the overall development of this traditional system at global level endeavors to bring up this system at par with other medical science in a comprehensive manner. INO was launched as a movement to develop, promote & propagate Naturopathy as a system of Medical Science. The aim of is to establish a strong platform for the development and promotion of Naturopathy at International level.
Secretary General, ICYN and AROGYA Expo 2012 &General Secretary.
International Naturopathy Organisation, New Delhi
KARNATAKA PRADESHA PRAKRUTHIKA CHIKITSA PARISHAD (KPPCP)
Karnataka Pradesha Prakruthika Chikitsa Parishad (KPPCP), Malleswaram, Bengaluru-560 003 started by Justice NitturSrinivasaRao, Retd. Chief Justice of Karnataka, with a view to help in spreading the wellness through principles of Naturopathy and yoga, low cost, easy, effective healthcare system. Later on Justice D.M. Chandrasekhar was the president and now Dr. H. Sreenivasaiah is the president. Following the footsteps of the founder and KPPCP is conducting various seminars, workshops, classes, camps and conferences for the last 37 years in Karnataka state. KPPCP has organized 3 state/national conferences so far. There is great awareness now among people about alternative medicines, drugless therapies which are health care systems without any side effects and low cost systems.
Sri Dr H Srinivasaiah.
Chairman, Reception Committee, ICYN & AROGYA Expo 2012 & President
Karnataka Pradesha Prakrithika Chikithsa Parishad (KPPCP). Bengaluru
SWAMY VIVEKANAND YOGA RESEARCH AND HOLISTIC HEALTH TRUST (SVYRHHT)
Swamy Vivekananda Yoga Research and Holistic Health Trust (R), Judicial Layout, Yelahanka, Trust formed by group of dedicated, committed yoga teachers, therapists and counselors. They have organized state level conference during 2009 along with K.P.P.C.P
Trust is conducting classes throughout north of Bengaluru, in many public, private organizations, schools etc. Trust has developed specific yoga classes for pregnant women to senior citizen to address their problem in their life.
Chief coordinator, Executive Committee Secretary General, ICYN & AROGYA Expo 2012
Executive President. KPPCP and Founder President, Swamy Vivekananda Yoga, Research and Holistic Health Trust. Bengaluru