Shri Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar

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Shri Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar

time outline iconJamnagar, Gujarat, India

AYURVED, an ANCIENT SCIENCE OF LIFE bears the rich cultural heritage of Indian traditions and customs of staying healthy and becoming free from diseases with a history ranging more than 5000 years. It has proved its omni potency surviving in long battle of centuries against various foreign therapies and different ideologies. Today, in the 21st century; the whole world has focused its attention on Ayurved and its preaching. Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved College is a torch bearing institute so far as the emitting of the rays of Ayu knowledge is concerned in Gujarat. It was far back in 1946 that the foundation of this college was laid by patronage from the then Royal family Maharaja Shri Digvijaysinhji and Maharani Shree Gulabkunverba along with the painstaking efforts of Dr. P. M. Mehta and other luminaries of that period. A monumental architectural structure named Dhanvantari Mandir came into being on the cost of lacks of rupees of that time, including the donation of huge landscape and a sum of Rs. 10 lacs from the Royal family as well as a generous donation of Rs. 3 lacs by Sheth Shree Chatrabhuj Gordhandas. It has till date maintained its charm as a site worth seeing at Jamnagar and a place attracting Ayurved lovers all over the globe. H. H. Shree Maharaja Digvijaysinhji inaugurated Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, in this building on 01/07/1946. The first principal of the college was an eminent philosopher of Ayurved and a successful Vaidya Shree Yadavji Trikamji Acharya. At the onset, the college was affiliated with “State Faculty of Ayurved and Unani System of Medicines” of Bombay State and the graduates of Ayurveda were allotted the degree of D. A. S. F. The total administration of Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya was looked after by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Society. The institution kept flourishing under the able guidance of Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Society and its chairman Mr. K. P. Shah. The Legislative Assembly of Gujarat State passed a bill to establish an autonomous University for Ayurvedic education, and thus the Gujarat Ayurved University was established on 5/01/1967. Jamnagar was decided to be the central functioning place of the University and therefore, Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved College became a unit of the University. Together with the establishment of the college, Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Chikitsalaya also came into being and this hospital has a capacity of 150 beds at IPD level. Various OPDs take are of numerous patients of various diseases on daily routine basis. The students of this institution receive a thorough practical knowledge by the help of IPD and OPDs. At present, this college follows the syllabus formulated by Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) of 4 ½ years + 1 year rotary internship. This college bears the prestige to be the first college in India to start a B.A.M.S. course in English language for the foreigners. Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved College has the facilities of Botanical Garden, separate hostels for Boys and Girls, a recreation room and a play ground, etc.

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Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar


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