National seminar on Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Shalakyatantra

The Department of Shalakyatantra, JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, had organised a one-day national seminar on ‘Evidence-based Clinical Practice in Shalakyatantra’, on 18th January 2020. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Suja K. Shridhar, Deputy Director, Advanced Research Division, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru.

In her address, she spoke about past and present facts of Shalakyatantra. She also appealed to the ayurveda teachers, PG Scholars, and UG students to undertake more and more research activities to uplift ayurveda medicine. “The Union and State Governments are sanctioning crores of rupees for research in Ayurveda through the University. Hence, the Ayurveda College teachers and students should utilize the opportunity and contribute for the development of ayurvedic medicine and betterment of the society,” she added.

Sri R. Mahesh, Director, Medical Education Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, presided over the programme. He mentioned that the institution is encouraging the teachers and students to engage in research activities. The researchers should make use of the updated tools and technologies in carrying out research activities and also seek the co-operation of RGUHS in the future. Several Ayurveda and Contemporary Science experts participated and delivered their valuable lectures that updated the knowledge of the students on evidence-based clinical practice in Shalakyatantra.

About 350 delegates participated in the seminar. While 90 PG research scholars presented their research papers, 25 scholars presented research posters. Dr. Rajesh A. Udapudi, Principal, was present on this occasion. Dr. Gavimath Shivanand, Organising Secretary welcomed the guests and gathering. Dr. Sandhyarani D., Joint Secretary rendered a vote of thanks.

Dr. Madhusudan.B.G. was the master of ceremony.