Vrikshayurveda

Vrukshayurveda  is  a branch of Ayurveda which deals  with context of plants. It deals with systematic composition starting with glorification of trees to seed banking. Department serves for preservation and treatment  of seeds , preparing pits for planting sapling, selection of soil, method of watering, nourishment and fertilizers, plant disease and protection from internal and external diseases, layout of a garden,  agricultural and horticultural wonders, finding ground water sources

Mission

Developing models for planting technique for species.

Aim and Objectives

  • To develop seedlings
  • To collect and protect Red, Endangered, Endemic and Threatened medicinal plants
  • To implement vrukshayurveda techniques in cultivation
  • To create awareness regarding medicinal plants

History of the Department

Department was started in the year of 2011 under the leadership of Dr B S Prasad, former principal of the institute. Dr D G Kolume served as first coordinator of the department. It started with herbal garden. Since its inception department has expanded, now it comprises Herbal garden, Punarnava nursery, narsingpur Farm, Bumbaraga farm, Hydroponic unit. Department has conducted many workshops on medicinal plants identification, Vermi composting, sampling techniques, seedling techniques, cultivation techniques. The department strives for reviving the age old and time tested techniques of horticultural as well as agricultural practices. 

Activities

  • Yearly conduction of Vanamahotsava
  • Maintaining  Punarnava Medicinal Plant Nursery
  • Supplying Fresh Medicinal Plants to Hospital
  • Propagation of Medicinal Plant‘s Seedlings.
  • Beautification of College Campus
  • Plantation of a plant as a part of Birthday Celebration of College Staff
  • Maintenance of Vermi-compost
  • Vrukshayurveda technique teaching to students
  • Maintenance of hydroponics
  • Conducting programs for SMPB like Buyer seller meet, Dravyadarshini etc

Area of department

PLACE

Area

IN COLLEGE CAMPUS

1.5 Acres

IN NARASINGPUR

20 Acres

Bumbaraga farm

12 acres

Total number of plants planted every year of different genus and species which includes endangered and rare plants is given below.

Year

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Total No.of plants

1240

2380

3680

4807

6150

6378

6399

6434

6434

7434

Genus

146

185

220

306

314

322

325

325

325

325

Species

170

230

284

399

413

424

428

434

434

434

Endangered plants

10

—-

04

 

14

14

14

Rare plants

28

38

45

50

55

61

63

67

67

67

Ornamental plants

10

25

28

35

35

35

35

37

37

37

Year

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Total No.of plants

18634

20604

23124

>60000

>60143

>61153

Genus

325

332

333

335

335

335

Species

434

445

446

449

449

449

Endangered plants

14

16

17

17

17

17

Rare plants

67

71

71

72

72

72

Ornamental plants

37

37

37

37

37

37

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