Importance of Minerals and Ores in Ayurveda          

                                                       -Dr.B.Sreenivas Prasad


On 2nd March 2019 KAHER’s Shri B M Kankanawadi Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana in collaboration with G.S.Science College, Department of Geology, organised 11th bridge course KHANIJA-19 on Geological Identification of Minerals and Ores to the 2017 batch, 2nd BAMS professionals.

Chief Guest Dr. N.D. Hegde, Principal GSS College inaugurated and addressed the function by expressed that knowledge of mineralogy and geology for Ayurvedic professionals is helpful in identification of genuine raw materials used to prepare quality medicines.CME and training programmes are to be organized oftenly in this regard.

President of the function Dr B. Sreenivas Prasad Principal, Shri BMK Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya talked about imporatnace of minerals and ores in filed of Ayurveda as a emergency medicine and management of other ailments.

Both the departmental HoD’s Dr. R.S Hiremath and Dr.P.T Hanumagound meticulously planned and directed the workshop through demonstration and hands-on training.

Resource persons, Mrs.Priyanka Shindhe, Mr Sagar Waghmore, Mr.Yogesh Kutre and Mr.Suraj Mens explained about Physical and chemical properties, petrological identification of minerals and ores. More than hundred P.G and U.G students took benefit of this Bridge course.

The programmers start with a prayer Dr Veena B Kupati and Dr.Geeta Gadad coordinated the programme. Dr P.G. Jadar,vice Principal briefed about ‘Theme of the event Dr R.V Kamat proposed a vote of thanks.