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Department of Swasthavritta & Yoga

Preventive Social Medicine & Yoga

Swasthavrittha department advocates the health and wellness concept in Ayurveda and Yoga. The physical, mental and spiritual dimensions of health are dealt with comprehensively .Life style management and dietetics are part of this branch of Ayurveda.Naturopathy principles are also assimilated along with the time tested daily and seasonal regimen dictated in the classical texts of Ayurveda.

Vision

  • Towards wellness with fitness beyond illness

Mission

  • To develop Swasthavrittha department as a hub for health promotion and wellness incorporating the principles of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy

Departmental Initiatives

The curriculum includes community medicine topics, and public healthcare and various national health programmes as well as Dinacharya (daily regimen) and Ritucharya (seasonal regimen) and dietetics which are taught to the students. Various teaching models in the form of charts, models and specimen are displayed in the department museum for easy understanding. The students are taken for educational visits to Primary health centre, Water treatment plant, Sewage treatment plant, Milk dairy, Leprosy hospital, Anganwadi, Naturopathy hospital, Govt Ayurvedic Dispensary for practical experience