“सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः सर्वे सन्तु निरामया:||”
"May all be happy, May all be free from illness"
I Dr. Sampada S. Sant, welcome you to R.A. Podar Ayurved Medical College (Ayu) & M A Podar Hospital, Worli, Mumbai.
This is a premiere State Government Institute, established in the year 1941 by philanthropist Shri Anandilal Podar and handed over to the erstwhile Government of Bombay.
Located in the heart of Mumbai City, the Institute is recognized by the National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCISM) and affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MHUS), Nashik.
As Dean of this Institute, I along with my entire team of experienced and well trained teaching faculty, clinicians and supportive college and hospital staff are striving to impart quality education in Ayurveda to Undergraduate, Post graduate and PhD students and render quality Ayurved healthcare services to the public.
The rapid urbanization has significantly altered the diet and lifestyle patterns of people resulting in a rise in incidence of non-communicable, lifestyle related disorders like Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, Cardiac diseases, metabolic disorders and immunological disorders.
Ayurved, with its holistic approach to health promotion and disease prevention and management, offers a ray of hope to the entire humanity.
M A Podar Hospital is a 224 bedded Ayurved Hospital, with a daily OPD of around 600 to 800 patients and has well equipped IPD, Operation Theatre and Diagnostic facilities. The Hospital specializes in Panchakarma and Ksharsutra treatments. The hospital’s unique attraction is the Special Panchkarma Center, which has gained an international repute.
The Institute of Contemporary Ayurved Research and Education (I-CARE) has also been established with an aim to promote Ayurveda Education, Research and practice.
Thus R.A. Podar Ayurved Medical College (Ayu) & M A Podar Hospital stand committed to delivering quality Ayurveda Education and healthcare services for the benefit of the students and public at large.