The Uttarakhand Ayurved University is the first Ayurved University in Uttarakhand. There are seven faculties to be established in the University. These faculties are Ayurveda, Biomedical Sciences, Yoga and Naturopathy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Homeopathy, Unani and Siddha System of medicine.
Faculty of Biomedical sciences is one of the main faculties being developed on priority basis and going to be one of the centre of excellence in Ayurvedic research. Faculty of Biomedical Sciences is the result of the vision of first and present Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Professor (Dr) Satyendra Prasad Mishra. The main objective is to promote the application of basic sciences in the investigation of Ayurvedic concepts, procedures, products and nurture in the discipline of Ayurved biology and evidence based medicine.
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor has also conceptualized Faculty of Biomedical Science to validate the time tested Ayurvedic concepts on the platform of modern sciences with plan to develop personalized medicine and search new ways to treat disease in modern world with the help of Ayurveda which is also need of the hour and a growing demand of the scientific community world over. The University has also signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh and V.C.S.G. Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (VCSGUUHF), Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand to increase future collaboration and improve the medical research facilities. The University has also taken initiative to collaborate with some internationally renowned Universities/Organizations.
In accordance with the Gazette Notification No. 664/XXX-2015-46-2013 on 03/03/2015 of Govt. of Uttarakhand, the University has established following Departments under the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences.
1.Department of Biotechnology
2. Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology
3. Department of Human Biology and Ayurvedic Biology
4. Department of Clinical Pharmacology
5. Department of Phytochemistry
Area of research
6. Ayurvedic drug discovery and development
Besides, the University is also planning to contribute in “Ganga Action Plan” to clean river Ganga.
Dr. Ashutosh Chauhan
Dr. Deepak Kumar Semwal