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  • 2. Presented by DIPAK KU DASH M.pharma (Pharmaceutics) 2
  • 3.  Ayurveda the “science of life” or longevity, is the holistic science It is more than 5,000 year old It is one of the oldest scientific medical systems in the world It is also a way of life that teaches us how to maintain and protect health 3
  • 4.  Hindu medicine flourished well period of charaka & susruta. But after period of „Tantra‟ and „Siddha‟ the glories of the Hindu medicine rapidly declined and the golden age of Ayurveda ended When waves of Muslim invaders attacked the country The decline became more fast because invaders brought their own healing system 4
  • 5.  Europeans then French and lastly English persons invaded the india Dr. Garcia da orta. He was the first european physicians to describes some indian drugs in (1534) He was appointed as medical advisor (1554- 1555) In (1833)British East India Company close the Ayurveda school 5
  • 6.  The first „calcutta medical college at calcutta (1835) „Grants medical college‟ at Bombay(1845) In (1920) „Hakim Ajmal Khan‟ started Ayurveda institute at Delhi And „Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya started „Banaras Hindu Univesity‟ at varanasi. 6
  • 7.  The first Health Ministers Conference was held in (1946) Govt. of India appointed a committee under the chairmanship of „R.N. Chopra‟ in (1946) 7
  • 8.  Recommendation in the form of a report were published in (1948) One another committee set up called Dave comitte. As a result a „Central Research Institute in Indigenous System of Medicines was established at Jamnagar (Gujarat) in (1952) 8
  • 9.  Govt. of India formed „central council of Indian medicine‟ Act of Parliament in (1970) „National Institute of Ayurveda‟ was established in(1976) at jaipur Which is working as a national center for promoting Ayurveda 9
  • 10.  Institute of History of Medicine and Medical Research Delhi and Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine was established in(1979) IN 1995 separate department for Indian system of medicine included in ministry of health & family welfare ,in ministry of India. Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia was written. 10
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  • 13. THANKS