More than last 4500 years, Ayurveda is serving for the betterment
of mankind. Since Rugveda, the utilities of herbal drugs and
afterwards from the era of Nagarjuna, herbo-mineral drugs are curing
millions of patients without any side effects. Last few years there
is a wide change in the views of western countries towards herbal
medicine. Yoga, a sister branch of Ayurveda has definitely
established its feet in western countries.
Government Ayurveda College, Nanded, one of the
oldest health institute in Marathwada region is recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine,
New Delhi and Maharashtra University for Health Sciences, Nasik. This
institute is not only a education and training centre but is a
well-known and established commercial pharmaceutical outlet for
Ayurvedic formulations. PG departments in nearly all the subjects of
Ayurveda, is another specialty of this institute. At any time more
than 100 PG Scholars are doing research under their able
guides in different subjects. Shalya department of this institute is
one of the best department in Maharashtra, which from the start is
having a special facility of anesthetist from modern sciences.
Dravyaguna department along with its regular herbal garden in the
college premises, is having a 300 acres medicinal plantation in the
near region of Nanded city.