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The Department of Swasthavritha ,Govt. Ayurveda college,Thiruvananthapuram is a Post graduate Department that conducts MD speciality in Swasthavritha and Yoga since 1992 and PG Diploma in Swasthavritha and Yoga during  2019 November.

As a Community Medicine Department , Medical camps were conducted  in and around Thiruvananthapuram District. Wellness  yoga for Public, Therapeutic yoga for patients, and Yoga training for UG and PG students were given  in the Panchakarma Hospital under the guoidance of faculties . These programmes were aimed to prevent diseases and preserve health through the application of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy.

Loction Map

The department occupies part of Pancakarma Hospital Complex, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram

Academic Facilities(Courses, Museum, CME, Seminars etc)

  • Courses  - BAMS,MD Swasthavritha, PG Dilploma  in Swasthavritha and Yoga,Certificate Course in Yoga and Naturopathy
  • Museum - The Department has a Museum with Charts, Models and Specimens
  • CME- CME/ROTP on various relevant topics are usually conducted
  • Seminars - Weekly Seminars are conducted in the Department on various topics related with Swasthavritha, Yoga and Naturopathy

Facilities for Public

Yoga training for patients,Yoga Camps for Public,Lab Services At hospital is available
Dept has extensive facilities to do various naturopathic treatment modalities


Patient Services

OP Services

The Department runs O.P on all days except Sundays on OP No: 2 of the Panchakarma Hospital. Each OP is handled by a teaching faculty assisted by PG students and House surgeons. Weekly two days OP being conducted for Geriatric patients in the Geriatric centre.  Those Patients who need yoga training   will be directed from the Swasthavritha OP.

OP mainly deals with diseases from the following areas.
1 : Life style diseases
2 : Occupational diseases
3 : Respiratory problems
4 : Preventive package-- etc
Monday Dr Sunitha V K
Tuesday Dr Jayan D
Wednesday Dr Sajitha Bhadran
Thursday Dr Sreeraj S K
Friday Dr Sudha S
Saturday Dr Smitha Mary Shine
Sunday NO OP

IP Services

There are 19 beds  in the General ward apart from Paywards in Panchakarma Hospital,  KHRWS Paywards and Paying treatment . Among them four beds in the General ward are exclusively for Geriatric patients .They also  have Payward facilities in Panchakarma Hospital and KHRWS Paywards.


Contact Details

Dr Sunitha V K

HOD & Professor

Mob : 9446371393

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