International Conference on Ayurveda – This two days conference (14 th and 15 th January) was jointly organized by DPU and International Academy of Ayurveda. On January 14 th this conference was inaugurated by Ayush Minister Shri Sripad ji Naik. Other dignitaries present were Dr. Rajdan, V.C. DPU, Dr. Somnath Patil, Secretary DPU, Prof. Emeritus Subhash Ranade, Chairman, IAA, Dr. Sunanda Ranade, Vice –chairman, IAA, Dr. Jose Rugue, Dr. B.P. Pandey, Dean of Ayurveda college, both Presidents of the congress, Mr. Joaquim Jorge, Prof. Dr. Gunvnat Yeola both Vice-Presidents of the congress, along with Dr. Shailesh Gujar, and Dr. Dipankar.
During the inauguration, Dr. Sunanda and Dr. Subhash Ranade Foundation, Award for the best book of the year was given to Dr. Subhash Waghe, for his book- ‘Integrated Approach to clinical methods in Ayurveda.’ Later on Sripad ji Naik, Minister for Ayush, Delhi released two books – one was by Prof. Subhash Ranade and Dr. Sunanda Ranade –‘Around the World with Ayurveda and Yoga’ and the other was by Prof. Pandey and Madhu Pandey –‘Holistic approach to health’.
More than 560 delegates from different States of India were present and 18 resource persons presented their talks in 5 scientific sessions. The main Speakers were –Dr. Jose Rugue (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Joaquim Jorge, (Lisbon, Portugal), Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider (MUM, USA), Dr. V. L. Shyam (Dubai, UAE), Daniela Stan-Sion (Bucharest, Romania), Dr. Swati Mohite (Ayurveda College, BVDU, Pune), Dr. Neelam (BHU, Varanasi), Dr. S. Gopakumar (Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala), Dr. Rohit Sane (Madhavbaug, Mumbai), Dr. Gaurang Joshi (Rajkot), Vaidya G. G. Gangadharan (Bangalore), Dr. Anil and Dr. Amrapali Patil (Vedicure, Mumbai), Dr. Mangesh Deshpande (Dombivali, Mumbai), Dr. Sukumar Sardeshmukh (Wagholi, Pune), Dr. Amod Sane (Green Pharmacy, Pune) and Mr. Ranjit Puranik (CEO of Shri Dhootpapeshwar, Mumbai) gave lectures pertaining to the theme of –‘Ayurveda for Disease Free Society’.
All together it was a sincere attempt to use and explore the ancient Ayurved principle’s and incorporate them in the mainstream of Public Health Services for obtaining a disease free society.
Between two days in three separate halls, 153 Research papers were presented by the P.G. Students of various Ayurveda Colleges in India. On 15 th January evening Valedictory function was held in which Prizes for the best Research papers and best poster presentations were given at the hands of Dr. Anil and Dr. Amrapali Patil of Vedicure, Mumbai.
The conference was supported by Shri Dhootpapeshwar Company Ltd, Madhavbaug Foundation, Malabar Ayurveda, Ayurveda Rasashala, Nadi Tarangini, Vedicure Wellness and many others.
TANMAN Ayurvedic Research Center –Formal opening of this joint project of IAA with Vrindavan Cow Club (Mr. Anna Bharekar and Dr. Amod Sane of Green Pharmacy) was organized on Sunday 21 st January 2018. This facility is situated at Bhukum on Paud road at Khatpewadi. Along with Ayurvedic Treatment center there is organic farming, Pathyam restaurant and facility of residential quarters for patients. The entire project is situated on 27 acres lush green land. IAA team that will take care of Ayurvedic treatment comprises –Dr. Subhash Ranade, Dr. Sunanda Ranade, Dr. Abhijit Jinde, Dr. Gunvant Yeola, Dr. Sabade Mahesh, Dr. Sujata Yeola, Dr. Shilpa Thorat, Dr. Neelima Patil, Dr. Supriya Gugale and Dr. Sunita Chaudhari.
Key note Speakers for Brazil Conference – Following IAA members have been approved by the scientific committee of Ayurveda Conference in Rio (Brazil) – Prof. Vadjikar Vivek (Jalgaon), Prof. Bedekar Mandar, Prof. Abhijit Jinde, Prof. Sabade Mahesh and Dr. Supriya Gugale. They will visit Rio de Janerio from March 12 to 16 / 2018
Dr. Supriya Gugale – was invited as Key note speaker by All India Institute of Ayurveda, Delhi on the topic of ‘Garbha Sanskar – A scientific approach (SOP) in perceptional and prenatal care through Ayurveda. She delivered her lecture on 19 th January.
Publication of rare Manuscripts in Book form – Rashtra Gaurav Publications from Nagpur have published – 1. Harita Samhita, 2. Videha Nimi Tantra, 3. Ksharapani Samhita, 4. Jatukarna Samhita, 5. Kharanada Samhita, 6. An insight to Bhoj Tantra. Dr. Subhash Waghe and his co-authors have done this Great Job.