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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  •  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)


The Department of Kayachikitsa R.G.G.P.G.Ayu. College, Paprola was upgraded to Post  Graduate level in 1998 when M.D (Ay.) Kayachikitsa was first started in college with the central Grant- in- Aid. Six scholars were admitted in M.D (Kayachikitsa) that year and since then every year six (6) scholars  (3 from state of H.P & 3 from All India basis) are admitted to this course. Till date 20 batches have passed out from the Department and the students of these batches are successfully engaged in government as well as private Ayurvedic services as teachers, researchers and clinicians.

The Department. has  six  (6) sanctioned  teaching  posts (Professors-2, Readers-2, Senior Lecturers –1, Lecturer-1) out of which   presently five (5) posts are filled. 


Professor-1- Dr. Vijay Chaudhary.

Reader - 2 -Dr. Anjana Mishra & Dr. Sunil Thakur

Lecturer - 1- Dr. Manik Soni

AMO for Teaching Purpose  -  1

All the teachers are post Graduate in Kayachikitsa and  some teachers are holding Ph.D degree. Besides this, two (2) tenure based House Physicians are  also sanctioned  with  the department.

Department. has been provided with  the  facility  of  Lab  Attendant. The working of the Department. at P.G. level can be  classified  under four heads:

  1. Academic activities.
  2. Clinical activities.
  3. Research related activities.


  1. Academic activities: The academic activities of department consist of regular class room teaching for BAMS and M.D. Kayachikitsa classes as well as clinical presentation and seminars. Clinical teaching is also held for BAMS and M.D. Classes. Besides this the department organizes regular seminars. Regular   academic and clinical discussions are an important field of activity of the department. It is mandatory for every student to attend 75% of lecturers delivered to appear in university examination.  M.D (1st year) Kayachikitsa scholars are given a chance to work with Kayachikitsa emergency, Indoor, E.C.G Lab, Biochemistry Lab, X-ray & Ultra sound Lab & Panchkarma section of the hospital to make them familiar with the working   of these important wings of the hospital. Students of Post Graduate classes are given encouragement to attend various national level Conferences, Seminars and Workshops. Teachers of Faculty are also invited to various Academic Seminars, Conferences and Seminars of National and International Level as experts. Teaching of Under Graduate and Post Graduate classes is broad based and is not confined to syllabus only. Adequate knowledge of contemporary medical sciences is also given to students.
  1. Clinical activities: Department of Kayachikitsa is allotted 60 beds  in the affiliated hospital of the college. It also maintains its independent TMT, E.C.G and Spirometry Lab. The Department has got two O.P.D’s, which are jointly managed by consultants and scholars. 

The consultants of the department attend to the medical references of other departments and 24 hour emergency and I.C.U services of the Kayachikitsa Department are   being   maintained with the help of Department residents of MD IInd & IIIrd year. 

The consultants of the Department   also take part in various medical and specialties camps organized by the Institution as well as various N.G.Os’ and government bodies. 


The clinical facilities and infrastructures is being maintained and efforts are being made to update it   for adequate clinical training    of trainee M.D (Kayachikitsa) Scholars. M.D (Kayachikitsa) scholars are also involved in clinical   teaching of B.A.M.S IIIrd Prof students and also undertake theory teaching of said class.


  1. Research Related Activities: Research project is an important component of M.D (Ay.) Kayachikitsa IInd and III rd year. So for Department has completed 120 clinical research projects which were part of  M.D (Kayachikitsa) thesis and 12 other  projects are  under  the stage  of evaluation. Major fields of research activities of the department are Diabetes, Hypertension, Arthritis, Obesity and other Non Communicable diseases, APD, IBS, Metabolic Syndrome, etc.


Infrastructure Available:


Space:   1. HOD Room with attached toilet.

            2. Professor’s Room.

            3. Reader’s Room.

            4. Lecturers room.

            5. Seminar room cum Departmental Library

            6. Case Presentation cum Tutorial room.

            7. ECG Lab.

            8. TMT lab.

            9. Resident’s duty Room, etc.