CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE

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Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, a pioneer Ayurvedic Institution in India established in 1941 is celebrating its 75 years of service.

Vaidyaratnam, reputed for its undisputed leadership in the versatile spheres of Ayurveda, has of late become a household name in India, synonymous with its ancient healing culture. It has strong imprints not only in the manufacture and marketing of genuine, time tested Ayurvedic medicines, but also in putting it to model practice by maintaining a well established and world famous specialty hospital for managing both acute and chronic ailments ranging from neurological to musculoskeletal disorders. In the academic level also, Vaidyaratnam has created its own original niche by managing an excellent Ayurvedic College and by conducting advanced research programmes. As honour to its diligent efforts, Government of India, through the Ministry of AYUSH has approved Vaidyaratnam Ayurvedic Foundation as a Centre of Excellence in Ayurvedic Management of Chronic Joint Disorders.It is significant to note that the Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum which was inaugurated by the Former President Late Dr.Abdul Kalam, is gaining traction from visitors curious to know about the history,development and science of Ayurveda from time immemorial to the present.

The Platinum Jubilee Festivities, commenced on 18th February, 2016 with the blessings of His Excellency, Justice (Retd.) P.Sathasivam, the then Honourable Governor of Kerala, who inaugurated the events is scheduled to celebrate through out year.

As part of the celebrations, various activities were organized across the length and breadth of the nation to propagate authentic practice of Ayurveda by conducting CMEs, Health Awareness Programmes, Specialty Medical camps etc.

The yearlong Platinum Jubilee celebrations draw to a close with the forthcoming International Ayurvedic Conclave scheduled to be held at Lulu International Convention Centre for 3 days from 13th January 2017, christened ‘VAJRA-2016’. VAJRA 2016 is expected to serve as a solid platform for discussion on emerging trends in the management of Lifestyle Disorders in Ayurveda, apart from other current healthcare issues of significance. More than 1500 delegates across various states of India and abroad will attend the function in which 50 eminent speakers will cover six major umbrella topics. Apart from invited talks, there will be umpteen paper and poster presentations on eighteen topics related to the focal theme.

We at Vaidyaratnam solicit your esteemed presence to update and share your knowledge and expertise in this forthcoming event. We take our privilege to extend our sincere gratitude to all well-wishers for their support and encouragement offered to Vaidyaratnam Group in its effort to chart out solutions against the threatening challenges of modern world by augmenting authentic Ayurvedic practices.

Sincerely yours,

Ashtavaidyan E.T.Narayanan Mooss