National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Deemed to be University, Jaipur


Brief History of National Institute of Ayurveda

National Institute of Ayurveda (Deemed to be University) is an apex institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India for promoting the growth and development of Ayurveda in the World. It serves as a model Institute for evolving high standards of Ayurveda education including Teaching, Training, Research, and Patient Care and also to invoke scientific outlook to the knowledge of Ayurveda System of Healthcare for global acceptance.

The Jaipur Pink City was established around 294 years ago and under this heritage city Department of Ayurveda was started back in 1865 at Maharani Sanskrit College, Jaipur called as “Jaipur School of Thought”. In due course of time an independent Ayurvedic College was established in August 1946 by the Government of Rajasthan and this College was taken over by Govt. of India and named as National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) on 7th February 1976. This was one of the few Ayurvedic Colleges in the country to introduce Post- Graduate Education in Ayurveda as early in the 1970. Now this institute has achieved the status of Deemed to be University under De-novo category on 9th November 2020. Our Honorable Prime Minister of India dedicated it as Deemed University to the nation on 13th November 2020.

After its establishment in 1976, the Institute has grown tremendously in the field of Ayurveda Teaching, Training, Research, Patient Care etc., as a result now it have 14 specialties for Post- Graduate Education as well as Regular Fellowship Program leading to Ph.D. Apart from this, National Institute of Ayurveda also offers Graduation Course (B.A.M.S.), Diploma Course in AYUSH Nursing & Pharmacy and Inter-disciplinary Programmes (M.Sc.) in six new specialized areas.

Since its existence, it has continuously been engaged in promoting reforms and developments in Ayurveda System of Health care at National and International level. The institute is not only a premier institute under the Central Government but also amongst apex institutions in the field of Ayurvedic education and training in the country.


The University is located at Jorawar Singh Gate, Amer Road Jaipur, and the Capital city of Rajasthan State. Jaipur is a heritage city, and one of the world’s most pictorial with world’s first ancient ‘planned city.   It  is  popularly known  as  ―The  Pink  City of  India‖;  a  name  derived from its pink sandstone buildings. The institute is situated at the centre of Jaipur which is about 8 kilometers from the Railway Station and about 15 kilometers from the Jaipur International Airport. Two National Highways, No. 8 from New Delhi to Bombay and No. 11 from Agra to Bikaner in Western Rajasthan pass through Jaipur.


The Main Campus of the Institute consists of multi-storied buildings for Academic and Hospital complex. The Academic complex includes 20 Teaching Departments, attached Laboratories, Chambers of Teachers, Offices, Seminar Halls, Museums, Lecture Theatres and Classrooms fitted with modern teaching aids like DLP Projector, Audio-Visual Aids, Library, etc. whereas The Hospital Complex includes 280 Bedded NABH Accredited Hospital, OPD, Panchakarma Unit, Central Laboratory, Deluxe Wards, Cottage Wards, Yoga Unit, etc. A Satellite Clinic with 20 beds indoor facilities provides health care services at Jawahar Nagar, Jaipur. In Jaipur, there is also a NIA City Bombaywala Hospital with 20 beds in the heart of City and is 4 Km. from the main campus. An OPD clinic is also being run by NIA in Jamwa Ramgarh town of Jaipur district which is dominated by SC & ST populations. In Main campus, there are 5 separate multi-storied Hostels for Boys and Girls including a GMP certified Pharmacy equipped with electrical furnaces and machinery for manufacturing various Ayurvedic Medicines. The staff Quarters for essential staff, Guest House, Water Tank, and Reservoir, etc. are also in the main campus. There is also a well- furnished Auditorium in NIA with a capacity of 500 Seats.


The major vision of the institute is to help and contribute to the globalization of Ayurveda and upgrade the institute to National importance and Centre of Excellence, by providing the following services:

  1. To provide the best quality and incomparable Ayurvedic education in the country suitable to international standards and
  2. To become an apex institute of Ayurveda- an innovative, internationally competitive contemporary institute committed to creating the best possible future for helping mankind to adopt a disease-free
  3. To produce the best-talented teachers, physicians, and researchers in  the field of Ayurveda and acceptable to the modern scientific world.
  4. To become an institute of National Importance and a Centre of excellence in the field of Ayurvedic education, training, research and patient
  5. To provide the best treatment facilities in all branches of
  6. To provide a truly supportive environment, that rewards excellence and it will be agile enough to thrive in a dynamic global


  1. Further advancing the quality of higher education in
  2. Introduction more PG and Fellowship Programs, training in various
  3. Implementing Practice Based Research in treatment in order to give a scientific outlook to the patient care activities in Ayurveda to validate Ayurvedic
  4. Undertaking various Research activities for the welfare of
  5. Foreign Exposure Training Programs for Foreigners (Medical as well as Non- Medical) interested in the basic knowledge as well as advance knowledge in
  6. Providing expertise in Ayurveda to foreign students interested in


  1. To promote the Growth and Development of
  2. To produce Graduates and Post-Graduates in all branches of
  3. To conduct Research on various aspects of Ayurveda.
  4. To provide Medical Care through Ayurvedic System of Medicine to the suffering
  5. To provide and assist in providing service and facilities of highest order for Research, Evolution, Training, Consultation and Guidance to Ayurvedic System of
  6. To conduct Experiments and develop Patterns of Teaching Under-Graduate and Post- Graduate Education in all branches of


  1. Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate and Ph.D. level Programs, Teaching and Training leading to the Degrees of B.A.M.S, MD/MS (Ayurveda), M.Sc. (Ayurveda) and Ph.D. (Ayurveda).
  2. Training to Medical Officers and Teachers of Ayurveda as sought from other State
  3. Diploma in AYUSH Nursing & Pharmacy and Panchakarma Technician
  4. Certificate Courses for Ksharasutra, Standardization on Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant, Advanced course on training for Beauty Care through Ayurveda, Nutrition and Dietetics in Ayurveda, Training on Ayurvedic Methods of cooking, Primary Health care through kitchen spices and local plants, Stree Roga Sthanika Chikitsa and Panchkarma
  5. Conducting ROTP, CME, TOT and similar programs for the benefit of Teachers, Medical Officers and Physicians of the country for getting advanced and updated
  6. Collaborative Research with National level institutions and also with foreign countries interested to adopt Ayurveda as a System of Medicine in their
  7. Foreign Exposure Training
  8. Undertaking PPP Projects for Specialized Treatments, Training and
  9. Providing Ayurvedic treatment to general public through its OPD and IPD
  10. Providing Ayurvedic treatment to SC and ST inhabited areas of Rajasthan under the SCP/TSP Scheme subject to budgetary
  11. Active participation in Arogya Melas, Exhibitions
  12. Conducting National and International level Seminars and Conferences

Infrastructure and Facilities                                       

The Main Campus of the Institute is spread over an area of 13 acres with best infrastructure and other facilities. The Institute has a beautiful, peaceful and eco-friendly atmosphere suited for Ayurvedic education. The Institute has Wi-Fi Campus 24×7 that provides internet facility to faculty, students and staff. The classrooms are upgraded as smart class rooms and also equipped with modern teaching aids like Computer, DLP Projector, Mike & Sound Systems and air- conditioners. There is an air- conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 500 with amenities like Sound & Light schemes, Fire-proof Curtains, a big screen for LCD Projection, Separate Generator Set for power back-up, and Carpeted Floor etc.

Facilities and services such as Canteen, Bank, 280 bedded Hospital with OPD and IPD facilities, GMP certified pharmacy, Panchakarma Unit, Basic and Advanced Simulation unit, Drug discovery and development unit, Animal House, Herbarium, Western Raw drug Repository, Manuscriptology Nodal Agency, Central library, Central laboratory, Hostels, IT Centre and Photocopy Facility are located within the campus. Apart from above, the Institute has a City Hospital, Administrative Block

The Administrative Block accommodates Vice Chancellor/Director Chamber which is elegantly designed and furnished to give a rich look. Beside it is has meeting hall which is filled with all amenities. In the other side, the same block have , offices of Joint Director (Administration), Administrative Officer, Accounts Officer, Establishment Section, Academic Section, Confidential Section, Accounts Section and Prof. Madhav Singh Baghel Committee Hall which is also fully furnished with Digital Projector, multiple TV Screen for display, Mike & Sound Systems and fully air- conditioner.etc.


The Hospital Block consists of a 280 bedded NABH Hospital with OPD and IPD facilities (upgraded with AHMIS software), Panchakarma Unit, Central Laboratory, Primary Emergency Care Unit, Deluxe Wards, Cottage Wards, Cubical Wards, General Wards, Operation Theatres, Labor Room, Endoscopy Unit, Para surgical Unit etc.

Consultation Rooms, X-ray Room, ECG Room, Sonography Room, Physiotherapy Unit, Covid Care unit, Covid Vaccination unit etc. There is a Bombaywala City Hospital spread over an area of 1300 sq. mtrs. with OPD and IPD facilities, situated in heart of the City, at Kishanpole Bazar, 4 kms far from the main campus. The Institute has a Satellite Clinic with OPD facilities in Jawahar Nagar, 8 kms from the main Campus. Apart from that, another OPD clinic is also being run by NIA in Jamwa Ramgarh town of Jaipur district which is dominated by SC & ST populations.

Patient Care Activities

The Institute has 4 Hospitals namely-

  1. The NIA Campus Hospital with 280 beds in the Main Campus.
  2. NIA City Hospital (Seth Surajmal Bombaywala Hospital) with 20 beds in the heart of the City, 4 kilometers away from the main Campus.
  3. Satellite Ayurveda Hospital (an extension of the main hospital) providing OPD Services at Goal market Jawahar Nagar which is a popular residential-cum-commercial area of the
  4. Rashtriya Ayurveda Chikitsalaya, extension of the main Hospital providing OPD Services in rural area at Jamwa Ramgarh, district

NIA Campus Hospital (NABH accredited)

NABH Accredited NIA Campus Hospital, having a main aim to provide medical care with holistic approach to people through Ayurvedic System of Medicine, not only to the diseased population but also as preventive care for humanity. The Institute is doing excellent activities in the field of Patient Care service through its OPD, IPD, Panchakarma Therapies, Primary Emergency Care Unit with available advance techniques of diagnostic tools, Central Laboratory, Blood Tests, Urine Test, Stool Test, Sputum Test, Digital X-ray, ECG, Ultra Sound, Spirometry, Dental Care, Audiometer, Beauty Clinic, Orthopedic Unit, Child Mental Health Unit, Diabetic patient care unit, Cancer Consultation and Treatment Unit, De-addiction Unit, Obesity Unit, Anorectal disease care Unit, Jalokavacharan, Agnikarma, Pregnancy Care, Vaccination Unit, etc. Special treatment facilities are available for various Eye and ENT disorders. Ambulance facility is available 24 X7 hours in the hospital to take care of patients in emergency situation at every point.

Most of the medicines dispensed in the hospitals are manufactured in the Nageshwar Pharmacy of the Institute and provided free of cost to the patients. IMPCL medicines are also available to the OPD and IPD patients. The patients were also coming from various nearby states for specialized treatments for different diseases. OPD patient records are documented in a computerized manner. For the safety purpose of Indoor patients‟ special program has been initiated named as Code Pink Alarm, along with collaborative functioning system of CCTV.

Cottage, cubical and deluxe wards

There are 2 air-conditioned deluxe Wards, 4 air-conditioned cubical wards and 5 cottage wards in the hospital I.P.D.

Operation theatres

There are 3 operation theatres in the hospital for gynecological and obstetrical surgical procedures, general surgical procedures and Eye & E.N.T. procedures. Operation theatres are well equipped with numerous instruments and HVAC system with cleaning and proper sanitization by staff along with maintenance of pre-medications and recovery rooms. New modular O.T. complex will be running very soon.

Primary emergency care unit

There is an air-conditioned Primary Emergency Care Unit functioning round the clock at the main entrance of the I.P.D. for an in-house emergency. A number of Ayurvedic drugs along with allopathic life-saving drugs, oxygen facility and other apparatuses are always kept ready in this unit. Consultants assisted by Ph. D. and P.G. scholars and paramedical staff gives their valuable services round the clock for the management of emergency conditions. Deputy Medical Superintendent takes regular rounds along with R.M.O. and concerned doctors to ensure proper treatment and quality of various other services etc. On the round, they thoroughly check the patients, study their files and give instructions wherever necessary to improve the healthcare facilities. Arrangements are made to attend patients round the clock and also on emergency calls. Special attention is paid for the maintenance of hygiene and cleanliness in the hospital. Adequate staff is deputed for night duties for effective patient care to ensure availability of medicines in adequate quantity and to manage any emergent condition. Diets served to patients, as recommended by physicians, are also checked and ensured for quality, quantity and hygiene every day.

Grievance redressal mechanism in the hospital

Through this mechanism, patients and family rights and responsibilities are documented and displayed in the form of a Citizens‟ charter in bi-lingual language (Hindi and English).

Diet (Pathya) to patients

Patients are being provided healthy diet (Pathya Ahara) having all the essential nutrients, to the admitted patients free of cost. Hospital kitchen is having the menu of 7 different types of and disease specific categorized diet as advised by consultants according to the need of the patients.

Covid care facilities

During the Covid pandemic, special permission for the care of Covid patients has been granted to the Institute as status of Covid Care Centre with the bed strength of 150 patients from The Govt. of Rajasthan.

Facilities provided

  • Total bed strength-150 beds
  • HFO Support bed-25
  • Beds with Ventilator Support-08

N.I.A. Covid Care centre is serving the patients during this pandemic crisis through especially designed Covid management protocol along with Ayurveda drugs and principles since May 2021.

NIA city hospital

This 20 bedded hospital is situated at middle of the four walled old segment of city, in the busy Kishanpole Bazar, 4 kms away from the main campus. O.P.D. block is attached to the hospital with six different OPD’s those are managed by faculties. Treatment facilities & medicines to the maximum possible extent and wholesome diets are given to the patients, free of charge. A pathology laboratory-cum-sample collection centre is available in this hospital as an extension of central laboratory for pathological investigation facilities (X-ray, Blood Test, Urine Test etc.). Panchakarma therapies like Abhyanga and Swedana are also available in the hospital for treatment of O.P.D. and I.P.D. patients. For advanced investigations, the patients are referred to the Central Laboratory in the main campus.

Satellite hospital

The Institute has an outreach extension of the main campus named as Satellite Ayurveda Hospital at Jawahar Nagar, a commercially and residentially important locality of Jaipur, providing patient care services in the form of free Consultation and dispensing of medicines at OPD level. The O.P.D.‟s attached to the hospital are managed by the teachers of different departments.

Village hospital

There is a village hospital at Jamwa Ramgarh, district Jaipur. It provides patient care services through free consultation and dispensing of medicines at O.P.D. level. The O.P.D. attached to the hospital is managed by a Medical Officer specially appointed for this purpose.

Specialty Clinic Services Panchakarma unit

There is a separate state of the art well equipped Panchakarma unit in the campus and various unique Panchakarma therapies like Snehana, Swedana, Rukshana, Deepana as Purva Karma, Vamana, Virechana, Anuvasana Basti, Asthapana Basti, Nasya Karma, Raktamokshsana, Shirodhara, Udvartana, Janu basti, Kati basti, Griva basti, etc. as Pradhana Karma and Rasayan, Samsarjana Karma as Paschata Karma are carried out in this unit for the benefit of the patients. Separate luxury rooms with attached all facilities are also available for providing Panchakarma treatment to dignitaries and VIPs.

Child mental health unit & Bal Panchakarma Unit

Special treatment facilities are available for various mental disorders of children like Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Mental retardation, Academic stress, memory related disorders, etc. This unit is attracting patients from various places of the country. Different programs are also running like Swarna Prashana programme, Immunisation programme at broad level by Kaumarbhritya department etc.

Surgical & Para-surgical unit

There is a separate operation theatre available in campus equipped with all high end instruments and equipments like hydraulic O.T. table, orthopaedic O.T. table, Anesthesia station, multi-Para monitor, C-Arm machine, Laparoscope, Endoscope, Sigmoidoscope /Colonoscope, etc. In hospital, all types of general surgeries like Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Herniotomy/ Hernioplasty, laparotomy, Mastectomy, Trauma Surgeries etc. are performed routinely by experts.

Special Para-surgical procedures like Kshara Karma, Kshara Sutra, Agnikarma, Raktamokshana Karma, Jalukavacharana Karma, Siravyadhana Karma, Cupping therapy, etc. are being adopted to treat various diseases. These therapies are more popular in the treatment of Arshas, Bhangandar, Charma Roga, Asthi- Sandhigata Vikara etc.

De-addiction unit

There is a separate de-addiction unit functioning in the hospital where different types of addictions (Alcohol, Ganja, Opium, Drugs, Charas, Video-games, etc) & its associated complications are being managed by adopting and incorporating different procedures such as Sarvanga Abhyanga (Body massage), Shirodhara, Shiropichu, etc. with adequate counseling (Satvavjaya Chikitsa), music therapy, meditation and yoga practices. I.P.D. facilities are also available for such kind of patients.

Garbha Samsakar unit

Well-equipped labor room with proper sanitization is maintained by the Prasuti and Stri Roga department in the hospital premises which provides normal delivery services and Uttara Basti for gyencological conditions in hygienic environment. The department is successfully running “Shreyasi Praja Programme” in the Garbha Sanskar unit every wednesday for better progeny. A cervical cancer screening program is also running by the department for which a village viz. Jamwa Ramgarh has been adopted where cervical cancer screening activities are being carried out.

Yoga and naturopathy unit

A Yoga and Naturopathy unit is functioning in the hospital, where Yoga Practices are being conducted daily for physical, mental strength of the patients as well as for the general public. Naturopathic treatment through hydrotherapy and mud therapy is also being provided to patients suffering from various diseases. There is a special Yoga protocol for antenatal care in pregnant women and cancer patients.

Dental care unit

This unit provides diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases like Dental Caries, Pyorrhea, and Gingivitis etc. Various procedures like Scaling of teeth, Extraction of teeth,R.C.T., Bleaching etc. are carried out on regular basis.

Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy unit

Institute has a rehabilitation and physiotherapy unit in the hospital to manage patients suffering from various neurological disorders and post-surgical stiffness. This unit is well equipped with necessary machines and accessories like Commercial Trade Mill, Cross Trainer (Cycling), Body-Solid, Ten-Station Multi Gym, Power Plate (Body Massage, Weight Reducer), etc. for the benefit of patients.

Diabetic treatment unit

A special unit for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetic patients is also functioning in the hospital for providing consultation on preventive aspects of diabetes along with its management. Medicines specially prepared for various stages of diabetes are also being dispensed. Dietary advice and lifestyle modifications are also advised to the diabetic patients in this O.P.D.

Cancer consultation and treatment unit

Cancer O.P.D. is also functioning in the hospital for providing consultation for improvement in quality of life of cancer patients. Medicines specially prepared for supportive therapy and to prevent the adverse effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy of cancer patients are also dispensed free of cost. Dietary advice, yoga and life style modifications are also advised to the cancer patients in this O.P.D.

Skin care unit

A special unit for skin diseases is functioning in the OPD of NIA hospital providing consultation on preventive and curative aspects of skin diseases like-psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, vitiligo, melasma etc. One of the prime focuses of this OPD is to provide high quality and cost- effective treatment modalities in Ayurveda Dermatology.

Beauty clinic

A specialty Clinic for the treatment of beauty related problems like dark circles, wrinkles, pimples, oily skin, hair fall etc. is also functioning in the hospital. Medicines specially prepared for these problems are also dispensed.

Central laboratory

Central laboratory is fully functioning and the investigation facilities are provided to

O.P.D. and I.P.D. patients round the clock including Hematological Tests, Histological Tests, Urine Tests, Biochemical Tests, Serological Tests, Microbiological tests, Stool examination, Sputum examination, Uro-flowmetry, Sonography, digital X-ray, ECG etc. Sophisticated and advanced equipments and instruments are available in the laboratory.


The GMP certified pharmacy of the institute is equipped with modern equipment‟s and machineries like Micro Pulverizer, Disintegrator, Shifter, Mixer, Mini Pulverizer, Pouch-making Machine, Cutting/Chopping Machine, Dryer, Granulator, Tablet Making Machine, Strip Packing Machine, Electric Furnaces, Juicer, Bottle Washing Machine, Diesel Furnace, End Runner, Pill Thread Making and Pill Cutting Machine, Coating Pan, Capsule Filling Machine, Pouch Packing Machine, Liquid Filling Machine, Capsule Sealing Machine, Weighing Machines, Mass Mixer, Wet Grinder, Dehumidifier, Scrubber, Dryer, Vacuum Cleaner etc. Conventional equipment‟s are also available and are put to use in the method of preparation, wherever necessary. In addition to preparation of various types of medicines required for hospitals for dispensing in

I.P.D. and O.P.D., the Pharmacy also prepares medicines required for various research purposes of Ph.D., PG scholars and Faculty members. Such medicines are prepared in the presence of the concerned research scholars in order to make them understand and gain the knowledge of various ingredients used, methods and various stages of preparation.

Basic and advanced simulation lab

There is separate unit of simulation lab for teaching and training to the D.A.N. & P., B.A.M.S., M.D./ M.S., Ph.D. scholars for basic and advance emergency care. Simulation lab has been equipped with all basic and high ended equipment‟s and models like BLS models, intubation models, suturing models, HPS Manikin, Trauma Manikin, Lucina (Normal delivery manikin), Pediatric manikin etc.

There is an interactive and technology advanced 3D-Anatomage Table (Virtual Dissection table) in dissection room of anatomy department and computerized simulation lab having E.E.G., E.M.G., B.M.D. etc. facilities in physiology departmental lab.

Drug Discovery & Development unit and Animal house

Drug discovery and development unit is a CPCSEA registered unit to conduct various scientific researches on animals, animal tissue and pathogens to meet the requirements of advanced pharmacology research on Ayurvedic medicines for development of new formulations and generate scientific evidence of safety and efficacy of Ayurvedic medicines. All necessary equipment‟s and infrastructure available to conduct research like sample preparation laboratory, rat room, mice room, rabbit room biochemistry laboratory, histopathology laboratory, chromatography laboratory, pharmacology laboratory (in- vivo testing), pharmacology laboratory (in- vitro testing), microbiology laboratory, washing and sterilization area, computer simulation laboratory, sample storage area, library and archive room.

Regional Raw Drug Repository

A regional raw drug repository (RRDR) for Rajasthan for the western region was inaugurated on November 9, 2020 at this institute. This RRDR project aims at collection and authentication of 500 herbs found in Rajasthan and Gujarat. This repository is helping the needy patients and researchers in getting quality and authentic herbs.

Academic Block

The academic block consists of 3 and 4 storied buildings with around 100 rooms housing various offices, teaching departments, laboratories, museum, lecture theatres, library, western raw drug repository, auditorium, I.T. centre etc.

Library (Saraswati Knowledge Resource Centre)

The Institute has a large four storied library block. There are different halls for storing of books, journals, thesis, reading rooms and reference rooms. A manuscript unit is also set up in the Library. All halls of the library are air-conditioned and equipped with CCTV cameras and Wi-Fi Internet connection. The library offers circulation, photocopying references and press clippings services, newspapers, magazines etc. The library is fully automated and RFID enabled.

The library has books on subjects like Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Allopathy, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Science, etc. Reading room facilities are provided where current journals, magazines, bulletins, leading national and local dailies are made available. The library has about 27000 text books on Ayurveda and other sciences required for the Institute. 115 journals and newspapers are subscribed for the reading room. Open access system is maintained and books are arranged in classified order which is very helpful. Reader tickets are issued to the students to get books for study at their residence. The library remains open for 24 hours on all working days. On sundays and holidays also, it is open for 6 hours. Rare and reference books are kept separately in the research and reference cell for compiling index and bibliography.

Departmental libraries are also functioning in all the 14 departments for immediate and on the spot references by teachers and scholars. These libraries are enriched with new additions every year. The library has a collection of thesis submitted by teachers, P.G. and Ph.D. scholars.

Ayurveda Manuscriptology Unit

Ayurveda manuscriptology unit in National Institute of Ayurveda has been established in 2016. Since then, the unit is continuously working to upgrade the works related to Ayurveda manuscriptology such as acquiring of necessary equipment, mapping, collection, digitization, collation, editing and publishing of manuscripts related to Ayurveda. The full-fledged dept. of Ayurveda Manuscriptology was established in 2020 and recognizing the efforts of the department, National Institute of Ayurveda (DU) has been declared as the Nodal Agency for Ayurveda Manuscriptology on 11th December 2020 by Ministry of AYUSH.

The Nodal Agency is working in the following fields to fulfill the mandates of Ministry of AYUSH.

  • Mapping & Collecting Ayurveda Manuscripts
  • Obtaining Catalogues of Ayurveda related Manuscripts from various libraries & incorporating the data in web portal ( ) which was launched on 2.11.2021.
  • Preserving & Digitizing Ayurveda Manuscripts & Rare Books to portray in web
  • Editing & Publishing Ayurveda
  • Communicating for Collaborative Research with National & International Agencies in both Private and Public
  • Running various courses like Sc. in Ayurveda Manuscriptology & Short certificate Courses to produce competent experts in this field.
  • Training Programme through regular Workshops and Lecture
  • Framing Guidelines in relation to Collection, Preservation, Education & Research in Ayurveda Manuscriptology.

Information Technology Centre

Institute is having well established I.T. centre having multiple high end video conferencing system with various kinds of activities and providing all kinds of I.T. support to the institute. Wi-Fi networking facility has been provided in the entire campus for the benefit of teachers, officers, scholars, students and staff for various teaching, training, research, patient care, other technical and administrative matters etc. for which internet connection is obtained from BSNL through OFC Cable. This has facilitated mobile access to internet facilities for all the buildings of the entire campus accommodating teaching departments, laboratories, library, class rooms, offices, hostels, etc. The I.T. centre has broad band internet, scanning and printing facilities. Separate sitting arrangements are provided to faculty members, staff, scholars and Students. All the teachers, officers, staff and also all departments and offices have been provided computers and internet facility.


The Institute publishes officially a quarterly peer reviewed Journal of Ayurveda, quarterly peer reviewed Journal of Drug Research (NIAJDR) published by the P.G. Department of Dravya Guna (currently available in online version) and Kashyap Times is a quarterly published news bulletin of Department of Kaumarbhritya for internal circulation. In this bulletin departmental research activities, health check up, camps, special day celebrations, journal club, guest lectures, student of the months and other activities are published. Journals are widely subscribed and distributed to various Ayurvedic colleges and organizations in the country.

Journal of Ayurveda

The Peer reviewed journal of the Institute, suiting to the international standards and present day requirements of the scientific world, is published regularly with articles and research papers received from various Ayurvedic colleges, institutions and organizations etc. only after they are reviewed and approved by subject experts concerned. The journal has a wide subscription base. The Journal of Ayurveda is a peer-reviewed (print + online) quarterly journal published by Wolter Kluwer. The journal is registered with the following Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data. The journal is in under process for indexing in PubMed.

Herbal garden

A magnificent herbal garden is developed in   the   campus for demonstration and teaching purposes for scholars in their day-to-day teaching and training activities. About 300 species of plants and herbs have been planted and available in college campus with good irrigation facility. A green house is erected to maintain the plants that require regulated climatic conditions.

Dhanvantri Upwan

In the outskirt of the city a new herbal garden Dhanvantri Upwan of about 21 acres is being developed for the conservation of natural flora of the area and sustainable procurement of raw materials for the institutional pharmacy.


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