Rishikul State Ayurvedic College, Haridwar
Rishikul State Ayurvedic College, Haridwar popularly known as Rishikul Ayurvedic College was established in 1919 by Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Ji, a renewed personality of India. The College was previously a part of the registered society 'Rishikul Brahamcharya Ashram Haridwar' which was established in 1906 by Pandit Malya Ji to upgrade and save the Hindu Culture basically Sanskrit, Veda, Astrology, Ayurveda etc. The Ayruved College of this society was provincilized by the state Government on 10th Oct, 1974.
This is the first Government Ayurvedic College of Uttarakhand State which has a huge infrastructure in 25acres , it is 1KM away from the Railway Station on the bank of Holly Ganga. Presently the College is affiliated from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Shrinagar(Garhwal). The total number of seats for B.A.M.S. (Ayurvedacharya) degree course is 60 and the M.D.(Ayurveda) in Ras-shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana is 7. The selection is made through U.P.M.T. on the basic of merit following the reservation policy of Uttarakhand State.
In order to insure proper Ayurvedic education and research the college has 154 bed hospital with endure and outdoor facility in which patient suffering from various ailments example Spindilities, Arthritis, Paralysis, Psoriasis and general surgery with speciality of Anorectal disorder are being cured by the expertise staff of the hospital. The department of Panchkarma has a great role in curing the chronic diseases.
To impart the basic knowledge, recognition and use of medical plants college has a large herbal garden having more than 300 medical plants & trees of various habitants of different climatic condition and altitudes. Besides these the college has the following 14 well equipped departments as per C.C.I.M. norms.
- Rachana Shareer.
- Prasuit avam Striroga
- Ras-shastra & Bhaishjya Kalpana
- Shareer Kriya
- Shalya-Shalakya Trantra
- Samtita Sanskrit Avam Maulik Siddhant.
To accommodate the student of the college there is 3 Girls Hostels, 3 Boys Hostels and 1 Post Graduate student Hostel's in the campus. For teachers and the staff, it has also a big residential colony.
The college itself has a big pharmacy which is well equipped and manufacturing various I.S.M. drugs which are being supplied to the dispensaries of the status of Uttarakhand. For quality assurance, the pharmacy has a equipped Drug Testing Laboratory having all modern facilities to test the crude as well as the finished Ayurvedic formulations.