Pune District Education Association ,Pune

College Of Ayurveda & Research Center

Sector No. 25, Pradhikaran, Nigdi, Pune-411 044

Estd. 16.08.1990 | Inst.Code: AYU0149 |Silver Jubilee Year 2014-15

Dravyaguna Vigyan

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.
Museum :-
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.
Laboratory :-
Well equipped laboratory with advanced equipments & instruments, collection of self prepared permanent slides of sections of medicinal plant parts.
Research :-
Various research projects are completed and ongoing about medicinal plants. We achieved Maharashtra University of Health Sciences grants for Two Research Projects.
Academic :-
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.
Achievement :-
Grants :-
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
    1. Dravyaguna Shlokawali
    2. Swayanpakgharatil Masale - Arogyache Rakhawale
  • Dr. Ila Santosh Bhor - 1 Book
    1. Research Methodology & Bio-statistics for Ayurvedic Students.