DEPARTMENT OF KAYACHIKITSA

Introduction:

Kaya Chikitsa is one of the important branches of Ayurveda. This branch deals with various physical and psychological diseases like Fever, Rakta-pitta, Shotha, Prameha, etc. This Department is imparting Under Graduate and Post Graduate Teaching and Training in theory as well as practical and Research on various diseases through Ayurvedic principles of treatment and therapy such as Panchakarma, Rasayana, Vajikarana etc. in accordance with the syllabus and curriculum prescribed by the Central Council of Indian Medicine and as adopted by the Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnana Rajasthan Ayurved University. This Subject is mainly concerned with the principles and methods of treatment of diseases. The Department is also providing regular guidance to Ph.D. Scholars.

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

Aims and Objectives

1. To upgrade the teaching, training and patient care.

2. To upgrade the research work.

3. To increase number of patients in OPD and IPD and develop the special unit of Manasroga and Degenerative Musculoskelton Disorders (Mansa-Asthi Roga), Diabetic and Cardiovascular disorders along with special clinic for skin disorders.

4. To develop protocoals of research and management of various disorders based on Ayurvedic principles of management.

Achievements

Academic:

A) Under-Graduate Level: During the year, theoretical as well as practical teaching, training and guidance on Treatment in Emergency, Rasayan-Vajikaran, Manasroga and Panchakarma in the subject of Kaya Chikitsa were provided to BAMS students. Students were tought through Bedside Clinic as well as Demonstration methods which help the students to study the problems typically associated with a particular disease or disorder.

B) Post-Graduate Level: During the year, theoretical as well as practical teaching, training and guidance were provided to M.D.(Ay.)Scholars on their research topics with reference to special diseases. Various weekly activities with regard to Seminars, Discussions, Journal Club, Thesis Topic Discussions, Case Presentations, Clinical Mthods and Departmental Examinations etc. were conducted regularly by the Department.

C) Ph.D. Level: Teaching, training and guidance were provided to Ph.D. scholars on their research topics from time to time. Various weekly activities with regard to Seminars, Discussions, Journal Club and Thesis Topic Discussions etc. were conducted regularly by the Department.