DEPARTMENT OF RASA SHASTRA & BHAISHAJYA KALPANA

Introduction:

TThe Department of Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana is imparting Nursing Diploma, Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Post-Doctoral Teaching, Training as well as Research in the subject of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana on traditional and scientific lines.

There is a GMP Certified Pharmacy attached to this Department engaged in the preparation of Ayurvedic medicines by scriptural, traditional and scientific methods for catering OPD, IPD and Research purposes. The PG and Ph.D. scholars were also taught the methods of preparation of their medicine selected for the PG and Ph.D. Thesis work so as to get Practical and Research training.

During the year under report, 1 Professor, 2 Associate Professors and 3 Assistant Professor with other supporting technical and non-technical staff were working in the Department.

Achievements

Academic:

A) Under-Graduate Level: During the year, Department imparted theoretical as well as practical teaching, training to UG Students in the Subject of Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana. Practical studies of pharmaceutical procedures of different Ayurvedic medicaments such as Vati, Churna, Kalka, Swarasa, Kashaya, Asava, Aristha, Avaleha, Arka, Loha, Mandoor, Bhasma, Pishti, Kuppipakva, Masi Kalpana, Guggulu, Lavana Kshar, Sneha Kalpanayan, Kanji, Shodhana and Marana etc. has been conducted in the Departmental Laboratory and Pharmacy. In depth knowledge on Pharmacy and its system of work are being provided to Interns. Teachers of the Department also conducted classes for students of Diploma in Ayurveda Compounder/Nurse Training Course.

B) Post-Graduate Level: During the year, theoretical as well as practical teaching, training and research guidance were provided to M.D. Scholars on their research topics with reference to Special Formulations, Drug Standardization, Toxicoloical Studies and their efficacy in various diseases. Practical studies of pharmaceutical procedures of different Ayurvedic medicaments such as Parad Samskar, Shodhan, Maran, Vati, Churna, Kalka, Swarasa, Hima, Kashaya, Asava, Aristha, Avaleha, Arka, Lauha, Mandoor, Bhasma, Kuppipakvakalpana, Guggulu, Lavana, Kshar, Sneha Kalpana, Kanji preparations, etc. has been conducted in the Departmental Laboratory.

C) Ph.D. Level: Teaching, training and guidance were provided to Ph.D. scholars on their research topics and subject concerned. The research aimed to standardize and sophisticate ancient pharmaceutical techniques and methods. To establish the pharmacological and therapeutics and also toxicity study of the preparations. The topics of the student were given some leads for standardization and as well as clinical safety and efficacy.