Department of Dravyaguna Vigyan
Post Graduate Facility is available in this Department
(Intake - 2 Students per year)
Teaching Staff :-
- Dr. Meenal Deepak Lad [B.A.M.S., M.D., Ph.D. (Ayu)] - Professor & HOD
- Dr. Yogini Ramchandra Kulkarni (B.A.M.S., MD-Dravyaguna, Ph.D. - Ayurveda) - Professor
- Dr. Ila Santosh Bhor (B.A.M.S., M.D.) - Associate Professor
- Dr. Jitendra Jayant Tapaswi (B.A.M.S., M.D.) - Assistant Professor
Herbal Garden :-
There are total 1480 no. of plants of near about 363 species are cultivated in the Herbal Garden with rare species like Pushkarmoola, Rudraksha etc.
Herbal drug Museum of this department is worth to mention. It is fulfilled with more than 470 dry specimens & wet specimens. Herbarium sheets of rare medicinal plants from Himalaya upto South India along with their photographs & 670 Informative Charts.
Well equipped laboratory with advanced equipments & instruments, collection of self prepared permanent slides of sections of medicinal plant parts.
Various research projects are completed and ongoing about medicinal plants. We achieved Maharashtra University of Health Sciences grants for Two Research Projects.
University results of this subject are (every year 90-100%) excellent. Highly qualified teaching staff teaches entire syllabus regarding Ayurvedic Pharmacology & Botany through theory & practicals with the help of advance teaching learning-aids.
Department has achieved "Ayush Grant for "Re-orientation Training Program for Teacher in Dravyaguna" (RoTP), B.A.I.F. Grant for Cultivation of Medicinal Plants, Two MUHS Grants for "Drug Research Project" & "Ayurvedic Research Data Base".
Workshops & Exhibitions :-
Department has organized workshops on 'G.M.P' & Herbarium Techniques.
Participation in various plant exhibitions & achieved various prizes & awards for excellence almost every year.
Teachers Achievements :-
All teachers of the Department are qualified experts in their subjects. Each of them have participated in various training programs, MET Workshops etc. & presented various research papers / posters in national and international seminars.
Book Publication :-
- Dr.Meenal Deepak Lad - 2 Books
- Dravyaguna Shlokawali
- Swayanpakgharatil Masale - Arogyache Rakhawale
- Dr. Ila Santosh Bhor - 1 Book
- Research Methodology & Bio-statistics for Ayurvedic Students.