Located in the shadows of Dhauladar Hills, blessed by Baba Baijnath (Lord Shiva) and situated at the bank of Binva khud, Paprola village is proud of its Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Post Graduate Ayurvedic College.The college came into existence in the year 1972 by the name of Him Ayurvedic College as a private institution under the supervision of Vaid Hakim Parishad of Himachal Pradesh by the efforts of Vaid Jagan Nath Sharma. At that time it was affiliated with Punjab faculty Chandigarh. 

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  •  As regular classes of all P.G. and U.G. students have begun and hospital is also working at its full capacity, everyone is advised to observe Covid appropriate behavior.


  •  Ministry of AYUSH has started "AYUSH COVID-19 Counselling Helpline No. : 14443. Those who seek help can call on this number. 
  • It is informed that Rajiv Gandhi Govt. P.G. Ayurvedic College & Hospital Paprola has been registered on National Scholarship Portal. Desirous candidates can apply online and submit the hard copy along with supportive documents in the office of the Principal for verification by nodal officer. 


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Dr. Vijay Chaudhary
M.D.(Ay) Ph.D.(Principal cum Dean)

Samhita, Sanskrit and Sidhanta


            The Department of Basic Principles Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Post Graduate Ayurvedic College, Paprola, was upgraded to Post graduate level in 2004 when M.D. (Ayu.) in Samhita Department with the central grant in aid. Four scholar were admitted in M.D. (Samhita) that year and since then every year four scholars (2 from state of H.P. and 2 from all India) are admitted in the specialty of Samhita Siddhant. Till now 14 batches have been passed out from this department.

            The department has seven (7) sanctioned teaching posts (Professor -1, Readers-3, Sr. Lecturer -1, Lecturer-2). Presently five posts are filled ( Professor -1      Reader -1( Ayurveda),  Lecturer-1 (Ayurveda)   lecturer -1 (Sanskrit).  

            All the teachers are Post graduates.

            The working of department of P.G. Level can be classified under following headings:

1.         Academic activities

2.         Clinical activities

3.         Research activities

4.         Other activities

1. Academic Activities :-

            The academic activities of department consist of regular class room teaching, quiz contest for B.A.M.S. and M.D. Samhita & Siddhanta classes as well as seminars, Group discussions. Beside this the department organizes regular seminars; regular academic and group discussion is an important field of activity of department. It is mandatory for every student to attend 75% lectures delivered to appear in final university examination. Samhita-Siddhant scholars are given a chance to work with the hospital. Students of post graduation classes are given encouragement to attend various national level conferences, seminars and work shops. Teachers of faculty are also invited to various academic seminars conferences and seminars of national level as expert and as keynote speakers in ROTP  for teachers in various institutions.

            Teaching of undergraduate and P.G. classes is broad based and is based on with Samhita (ancient texts) with view of modern era.

2. Clinical activity :-

            Department of basic principles is allotted  two OPDs, Saiddhantik Chikitsa – 2 days & skin OPD 6 days in a week which are jointly managed by consultants and scholars. The deptt. is imparting specialized services to the patients of Twak Vikaras(skin diseases).

Derma lab & skin care unit is established by the Department.

3. Research Activities :-

            Research project is an important component of M.D. Samhita & Siddhanta 2nd year and 3rd year. The department has completed twenty seven research projects which are part of M.D. Samhita & Siddhanta thesis. The details of these research projects are attached. The eight research projects for M.D.2nd and 3rd year are in progress.

            During the last years teachers and students of department have been invited to various conferences, camp seminars and workshops for presentation of their scientific work. One Re-orientation Training Programme For Teachers of Basic Principles was organized in this Institute in 2011 under financial sponsorship of Govt. of India & Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidhyapeeth,New Delhi in which P.G. Department of Basic Principles participated actively and played a role in making it a success. The research papers based on research project undertaken by department are under view and some of them are sent for publications with various reputed magazines.The research work of M.D. Final year scholars are presented before the institutional faculty, P.G. scholars as a Pre-Thesis seminar of Ayurvedic College.

4. Other activities :-

            The Department of Basic Principles assigns the compilation work on different topics to under graduates, Recitation of shalokas and samhita-patha and quiz competition. Department of basic principles is engaged in teaching of 1st prof. 2nd prof. and 3rd prof B.A.M.S. as well as P.G. Courses. With continued pattern of Govt. and hard work of faculty, department hopes to achieve the desired goal of being the premier department. Department is also engaged in the teaching of B. Pharmacy (Ayurveda) at Jogindranagar (College of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical sciences, Jogindranagar).


Faculty Members


Faculty Position: S.No.

Name of post

Sanctioned Posts

In Position           


Name Of Teacher




One 1

One 1

Dr. Rajesh Sood.



Three 3

(2Ay+1 Sanskrit)

One 1    

Dr. Satish Gandharve



One 1











1 Ayurved

1 Sanskrit

Dr. Sonia Sharma

Dr. Kiran Kalia




List of the equipments & Instruments.


1. Computer with multimedia - One.

2. OHP - One.

3 B.P. Appratus - One.

4 Stethoscope -  One

5 Xray view Box - One

6 L.C.D. Projector

7 Printer


List of Instruments in Skin OPD

  1.  Co2 laser 15W imported -1
  2. Mega Surgery gold (high frequency radio-surgery unit) -1
  3. Liquid nitrogen cryo 500ml -1
  4. Wart remover -1
  5. Magna vision floor -1
  6. Derma scope pc model -1
  7. Woods lamp -1
  8. Derma scan – 1
  9. Leimo Hair Growth laser -1
  10. Electric callus remover -1
  11. Loop set for electrocautry -1
  12. Derma peel gold plus -1
  13. Derma chair ECO – 1
  14. Derma jet – 1
  15. Digital iontophoresis with roller & rod – 1
  16. Spot PUVA -1
  17. Sterilizer - 1


No. of  Models-8

No. of Charts – 46

Museum cum Seminar room -1


Lecturer room - 1

Departmental library

No. of books available - 30

Research Completed and on going in the Department

Sr. No





Thesis Topic


Dr. Mandeep


Dr. Rajesh


Dr. Naresh Sharma


A conceptual study of Kapha and its role in Aetopathogenesis of Kshudra Kushtha w.s.r. to Kandu (Itching Dermatoses)


Dr.  kaushik

Das Mahapatra

Dr. Satish


  1. Dr.Naresh Sharma
  2. 2. Dr. N.K.
  3.     Sharma

Evaluation of certain Mahobhavas and their relation to Dehaprakriti


Dr. Mahesh Lingum

Dr. Naresh


1.Dr. Ramesh 


2. Dr. Satish


The role of Ahar Vihar Therapy in the management of Raktarsha w.s.r. to Haemorhoids


Dr. Supreet


Dr. Naresh


Dr. Rajesh Sood

A conceptual and applied study of Medhya rasayan


Dr. Neel


Dr. Naresh


Dr. Eena Sharma

A conceptual and applied study of Medhya rasayan.


Dr. Sheetal


Dr. Rajesh


Dr.  Satish


Study of Karya Karana Siddhanta (Theory of cause and effect in relation to aetiopatho-genesis of disease in Ayurveda w.s.r Udarda


Dr. Ganga


Dr. Satish


Dr. Rajesh Sood

The Fundamental study of Tridosha in Rerlation to ßu p ,d nks"kta fdafpr dq"Ba leqiyH;rsAß w.s.r  Vicharchika (Eczema).


Dr. Monika

Dr. Naresh


Dr. Kamini


Evaluation of Deha prakriti w.s.r. to Shweta Pradara.


Dr. Bipin

Dr. Naresh


Dr. Vivek Katoch

Studies on the Concept of Sattva and Manas Prakriti w.s.r. to Certain Psychological Parameters


Dr. Dorje Yangzin

Dr. Naresh


Dr. Rajesh


Conceptual and applied Study of medhya rasayana in relation to Deha Prakriti


Dr. Monika Aggarwal

Dr.  Satish


Dr. Rajesh


The conceptual study of Pitta and its role in aetiopathogenesis and Principle management of Twak Daha (sense of heat) in relation to Kshudra Kustha


Dr. Nisha

Dr. Rajesh


Dr.  Satish


The study of Panch mahabhoot Siddhanta and its Application in the Aetiopathogenesis and management of Twak rogas in relation to Vipadika


Dr. Arvind Kumar Gupta

Dr. Naresh


Prof. O.P. Upadhaya

The contribution of Acharya Chakrapani in the context of Ayurvedic terminology w.s.r to Charka samhita (Sutrasthana)


Dr. Lokinder

Dr. Naresh



Evalution of the Deha Prakriti and its relation w.s.r. to Blood group


Dr. Pankaj Saklani

Dr.  Satish


Dr. Rajesh


To study the concept Swabhoparamvaad evam hetum-hetorvartnam in perspective of aetiopathogenesis and principles of management with sepecial reference to Udard ( Allergic Dermatosis)


Dr. Gurusharan Pal

Dr. Rajesh


Dr.  Satish


A study of Lok Purush samya siddhanta in relation to Aetiopathogenesis and principles of managenment of disease w.s.r. to Alasa (T. Pedis)



Dr.Sonia Sharma

Dr. Naresh Sharma

Dr. Rakesh Sharma

Comprehensive study of Medhya Rasayana and Its IQ enhancing effect.


Dr. Bhavna verma

Dr.Satish Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Sood

A Study of the concept of Srotasa and Srotodushti in reference to Raktavaha srotasa and its role in the Aetiopathogenesis and Management of Yuvanpidika.


Dr.Ramesh Prasad

Dr. Naresh Sharma


Fundamental study of Pitta and its role in Aetiopathogenesis and Management of Indralupt (Alopecia).


Dr.Anita Chauhan               

Dr. Rajesh Sood

Dr.Satish Kumar

Comprehensive study of Kushtha in Ayurvedic and Modern Perspective and its Principle Management in Vicharchika w.s.r. to Jalaukavacharana.



Prof. Naresh Sharma

Dr.Rakesh Sharma

Comprehensive Study of “ok;qfoZo`)ks o`)su jDrsukokfjr% ifFk” in Reference to Aetiopathogenesis of Vatarakta & its Management


Dr. Dinesh Kumar Bhatia

Dr. Satish Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Sood

“To Study the Phenomenon of Aashya-apkarsh(Rogotpatti Siddhant) and its applicability in the Aetiopathogenesis & Management of Vayang(Chloasma)


Dr.Kumkum Pandey

Dr.Rajesh Sood

Dr.Satish Kumar

Conceptual & Applied Study of “Vishesha” w.s.r. to management of Charmakeela


Dr. Neeraj Kumar

Prof. Naresh Sharma

  1. Dr. B.K. Dwibedy
  2. Dr. Karam Chand Joshi

The contribution of Achraya Chakrapani in the context of Explanation of Ayurvedic Terminology w.s.r. to Charaka Samhita(Nidanasthan, Vimanasthan, Sharirsthan, Indriyasthan)


Dr. Rekha Sharma

Prof. Naresh Sharma

Dr. Karam Chand Joshi

The contribution of Acharya Chakrapani Dutta in the context of explaination of Ayurvedic Terminology w.s.r. to Charak Samhita Uttarardh (Chikitsa, Kalp and Siddhisthan)


Dr. Sunny Jariyal

Dr.Satish Kumar

  1. Dr.Rajesh Sood
  2. Dr. Karan Mehta

Conceptual and applied study of Pitta Dosha and its role in the Aetiopathogenesis and principle management of Khalitya


Dr. Neha Mahajan

Dr.Rajesh Sood


Dr.Satish Kumar

To study the concept of Satkatyavada w.s.r. to aetiopathogenesis and management of Vicharchika


Dr. Prabodh Yerawar

Prof. Naresh Sharma


Srvangasundara vyakhyakar Acharya Arundatta ka shastriya avadan


Dr. Princy Loria

Prof. Naresh Sharma

Prof. B.L.Mehra

The comprehensive study of “Dosha pittapradhanastu yasya kupyanti dhatushu” in reference to aetiopathogenesis of Pandu Roga and its principle of management


Dr. Renu Bala

Dr.Satish Kumar

Dr.Rajesh Sood


Evaluation of certain psychological phenomena in perspective of aetiopathogenesis and principle management of Vyanga (Chloasma)


Dr. Deepika

Prof. Naresh Sharma

Dr.Rajesh Sood


A critical study of Rasayana w.s.r. to palitya (canities) and its management


Dr. Rinky Thakur

Prof. Naresh Sharma

Dr.Satish Kumar

Role of ahar-vihar therapy (diet and lifestyle) in the management of amlapitta


Dr. Samvedna Bhardwaj

Dr.Rajesh Sood


Dr.Satish Kumar

Conceptual and applied study of “sankseptaha kriyayoge nidan parivarjanam” in vicharchika (eczema) w.s.r. to allergic contact dermatitis”


Dr. Shweta Gujrati

Dr.Satish Kumar

Dr.Rajesh Sood


Descriptive and applied study of ayurvedic medicaments (gunjadi taila) in perspective of cosmetology w.s.r. to khalitya.



Papers Presented by Department at National level :-

Effect of Shirodhara in Manoavasad – Jaipur – 2006
Effect of Panchkarma in Swasthasya Swasthya Rakshanam- Ujjain.
Historical Review of Psychology – Pune.
Pharmaco Chemical and Clinical Study of Guduchi in Anxiety – Ahmadabad.
Achar Rasayan – Puri
Effect of Sanshodhana in the Management of Kitibha Kustha - Pune
Role of Jalouka in Management of Vicharchika – Chandigarh.
Clinical Study of Properly Prepared Kandughan Mahakashya in Patients of Itching Dermatoses – Ahmadabad.
Teaching Practices in Ayurveda in Present Scenario – Chandigarh.
Role of Vyasthapaka in Degenerative Diseases - Paprola
Conceptual Study of Vajikaran in Respect to Ancient and Modern View – Paprola
The Role of Rasayan as Rejuvination Therapy – Paprola
The Role of Panchkarma in Medical Tourism – Paprola
Advancement in Management of Psychological Problems in Gynecological Disorders – Paprola.
Ayurvedic Concept of Vitiligo Svitra – Paprola.
Conceptual Study of Dietetics and Nature Care in Relation to Vatarakta (Gout) – Paprola.
The Effect of Abhyanga in Depression (Mano –Avasada) – Paprola.
Teaching methodology of basic principles, Rohtak. 2009
Terminology: A new dimension for research in Ayurveda, Paprola. 2009
Current scenario of Ayurvedic medicine, Chandigarh. 2008
Mental health & Ayurveda, Jaipur. 2008
Ayurvedic Education:Modification needed at different levels,2008.
Myths & fact related to Ayurveda in general w.s.r. to dietary habits -2012
Myths and facts related to Ayurveda in general w.s.r.to cosmetology
Cosmetology in Ayurveda 2012
Publications :-

1. Epilepsy - The Ayurvedic Management of Apasamar.

2. Ayurvedic Treatment of Shoola.

3. Ayurvedic Heritage.