|City||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Address|| Dr. Annie Besant Road, |
Mumbai-400 018 (India)
RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai was established in the year 1941,
Podar Ayurved Institute includes R.A.Podar Medical College and M.A.Podar Ayurvedic hospital. It was established by an agreement between the donors 'Podar' and the then Govt of Bombay in 1941.in the last 60 years the institute has reached to the state where it is recognized as the best institute for Ayurved in India. It is still rendering its services to the poor persons in the society and simultaneously spreading the holy knowledge of Ayurved through out the world. It's past is outstanding and future is bright The institute started conducting the graduation courses under the heading of D.A.S.F. in 1942. In 1971 with C.C.I.M.'s permission B.S.A.M. course was started and the college got the affiliation of 'University of Bombay'. The current B.A.M.S. course was started in 1973 under Bombay University. Every year 60 students get chance to learn 'Ayurved-the science of life' in this prestigious institute. Since 1983 the college is also conducting M.D. / M.S. (post-graduate courses) courses successfully. Almost 20-25 students per year perform there post graduate studies in various subjects like Kayachikitsa, Shalya, Shalakya ;in this oldest institute. It is approved research center for Ph.D. studies in the field of Ayurved.
The institute is situated in the heart of the city, in the Worli area on an area of 6 acres.The pleasant greenery surrounds the typical old English styled building of the college. The campus consists of college building, library building, hospital building, research wing and with hostel accommodation for boys, girls and hospital staff. The beautiful temple of Lord Dhanvantari enhances the holiness of the campus.
The Library The library always stands as the replica of the institution. It is true for Podar library also. The library consists of good stock of more than 20000 old and recent books. It also contains original manuscripts and out of print books. It is enriched with latest publications by several international institutes including WHO. It also receives more than 25 national and international periodicals and newspapers based on pharmacology and research to keep the students of this institute update with the latest trends. Its reference desk provides access to more than 100 research thesis done by postgraduate students in this institute. Complete silence is maintained in PG and UG reading rooms to facilitate study. Most important is the helpful and friendly nature of the Library assistants makes the difficult research work easy and pleasant. Herbal garden is situated in the area of almost 6000 sq.ft. The garden is enriched with several herbs, which are practically used for hospital patients. This garden also contains several distinguishing species of various herbs. Various trees are marked with their common names and basic properties so that layman can also understand the importance of medicinal use of herbs. The central building of Podar, which is, surrounded by the evergreen trees, herbs, and shrubs, makes this institute "Green Island" in the heart of central Mumbai (erstwhile Bombay)
Maharashtra is one of the pioneering states in India in the field of Medical Education. The state has made consistent progress in this field. Establishment of new Ayurveda medical colleges in peripheral areas, modernization of existing institutions, efforts in the improvement of professional skills is the major achievements so far. The state has potentialities to provide the the best kind of Ayurveda services through these institutions for the people.Directorate of Ayurveda which is being headed by the Director of Ayurveda is responsible for Ayurvedic Medical Education, Health care & research in the field of Ayurveda,cultivation and promotion of the Medicinal Plants and regulation of the practice of Ayurveda These aims are achieved by the department through following authorities.
Annie Besant Road
Phone: 022- 24934214
Fax : 022- 24936881
Hospital : 022 - 24933533
RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai offers 4 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)View Details Duration: 5 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Ayurved VachaspatiView Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs
RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai offers Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in Ph.D Ayurved SiddhantView Details Duration: 4 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs
List of facilities available at RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai for students.
RA Podar Medical College, Mumbai