Member of Central Council of Indian Medicine and noted Ayurveda surgeon Dr. N A Magdum has stated that Indian Ayurveda System is now poised to go global and that India is also planning to have a World Ayurveda Day shortly. Dr Magdum was speaking at the chief guest of the inaugural function of SBG Ayurvedic Medical College that was held on Friday. The academic year of the first batch of the college was inaugurated today at Laxmi Tekdi, Belagavi.
“You are the fortunate generation as the world is now looking forward to India for medical treatment based on Ayurveda. After it gave yoga to the world, India now is looking forward to having its strong presence felt in the field of enhancing its facilities in Ayurveda. Hence, there is a dearth of Ayurvedic doctors all across the globe,” he said adding that students pursuing the medical branch in Ayurveda will have huge opportunities in practicing medicine. He also lauded the excellent infrastructure offered by the management of SBG Ayurvedic Medical College and urged students to make the best use of the same.
The function commenced with the recital of the Ayurveda prayers and followed by lighting of the lamp. Vice Principal Dr Adivesh Arakeri briefed about the infrastructural facilities that were available in the college. The college is equipped with ultra-modern and well-equipped classrooms, operation theatres, practical rooms, and other facilities. The college also has a 60-bed ultra-modern hospital to serve the people in and around Belagavi city, he said.
Speaking on the occasion noted medical practitioner Dr Sameer Naik said that Ayurveda is the mother of all the medical streams and hence it has tremendous scope for the students in days to come. He also urged citizens to follow nature’s laws while following the lifestyle which would keep them healthy.
Chairman of the DBAET society Shama Ghatage urged students to focus on their career and excel in life by taking advantage of the facilities available in the medical college. He also said that all efforts are being taken to make SBG Ayurvedic Medical College, the best across the nation.
The principal of the college Dr S V Gaddihallishetty, Asha Ghatage, Dr Arun Killekar, Sanjeev Bane Sarkar, Raj Ghatge, Kulgude and others were present.