Home Campus Departments Rasasastra Dept.
R&B Department is one of the major departments in the Government Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram. The department is functioning in a separate building in the main campus of the College. Approximate area of the department is 13466 square feet including college pharmacy. In addition to the academic wing the pharmacy is supplying medicine to the three college hospitals functioning here satisfactorily.

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Academic Facilities

This department provides training in Rasasastra and Bhaishajyakalpana for the second professional BAMS (No: 75) students, Thus Producing graduates capable of manufacturing Ayurvedic formulations including Rasoushadhies. A sincere effort is made to teach them preliminary standardization and clinical evaluation with assessment of rationality.

A P.G. Unit works under this department since 1974 in pharmacy and Dravyaguna. It was redesignated as a P.G. in Rasasastra and Bhaishajyakalpana from 1985. In 2001 it was again bifurcated as P.G. in Rasasastra and P.G. in Bhaishajyakalpana. Student strength is 6+6=12 per year. Till date a number of papers have been presented in various National and International seminars. Apart from the preparation of Ayurvedic Classical formulations an endeavor is made to modify them pharmaceutically to suit the present need.

We are conducting one year certificate course in Pharmacy for providing qualified pharmacists for smooth functioning of various hospitals throughout Kerala.

Faculty
Professor and H.O.D 1
Professor 1
Associate Professor 2
Assistant Professor 2
Lecturer 2
Department Library
Though a well established Library is functioning in the campus we have a department Library containing lot of books of Ayurvedic and modern literature.
Laboratory
There are two laboratories One for Rasasastra and the other for Bhaishajyakalpana. A museum of various herbal and mineral drugs is kept in the department.
Drug Testing Laboratory
A well equipped Laboratory with experienced and qualified scientific officers works under this department. They are engaged with standardization of raw drugs, prepared medicines and research drugs of P.G. Scholars. To ensure the quality of medicines supplied from the department to the hospitals analysis of various medicines prepared in the pharmacy is systematically tested documented here.
Details staff in the Lab
Scientific officers 1
Scientific Assistant 2
Lab attenders 1

Facilities for Public

Pharmacy
Pharmacy is functioning under the direct control of Professor and H.O.D. Teaching faculty has additional charges in the supervision of medicine preparation. A C.M.O. and one Medical officer are working in the pharmacy. A raw material store, central store and working area – in five sections such as Kashaya, Arishtasava & Churna, Taila, Mechanical and Packing Sections are here. The pharmacy supplies 32 Kashayas for O.P. and I.P. patients, besides that Tailas, Churnas, Arihtasavas and Gulikas are supplying according to the necessity of hospitals.

 

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