About - The University

Ayush & Health Science University Chhattisgarh

Teacher's Training Block

Epidemiology - Block

About Us :-

The formation of the new state of Chhattisgarh on 1st November, 2000, was the realisation of a long cherished dream of the people of Chhattisgarh. The Government of Chhattisgarh wished to ensure all round development of the people of Chhattisgarh. It brought forth opportunities to understand the needs and expectations of the people. The State Government gave high priority to improve health care by ascertaining better availability and adequacy of services. This included opening of new hospitals, dispensaries and clinics, appointing a good number of doctors and other staff. To improve the health care the state required a large number of qualified doctors to man the hospitals, dispensaries and clinics all over the state. With this view, the Government established new medical colleges in the state.

Since ages the people of Chhattisgarh have been benefited with the practice of various Indian systems of medicine and health care. However, the people have also adopted the modern system of medicine since last 150 years. The State Government acknowledged that not only the study of modern system medicine but also other traditions of medicine be encouraged and regulated.

And with a view to establishing and incorporating a teaching, research and affiliating university for the purpose of ensuring efficient and systematic education, training, research and development of Health sciences including Modern System of Medicine, Ayurved, Yoga and Naturopathy Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Public Health, The Ayush And Health Science University Of Chhattisgarh. Act, 2008 was enacted by the Chhattisgarh Legislature. The University was established on 16th September, 2008. It has now been named Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial Health Science and Ayush University of Chhattisgarh.

Objective Of The University :-

The main objective of me University is to disseminate, create and preserve knowledge of health sciences and understanding by teaching, research, extension of education and service by effective demonstration. The other objectives are

  • To carry out its responsibility of new invention. preservation and dissemination of knowledge of Health sciences
  • To extend the benefits of knowledge and skills for developing total health of individuals and society by associating the university closely with local and regional health problems:
  • To facilitate research and specialization in Health sciences;
  • To promote acquisition of knowledge in a rapidly developing and changing society and to continuously offer opportunities of upgrading discovery in all fields of Health sciences with use of modern communication media and technologies;
  • To build up financial self-sufficiency by undertaking academic and allied programmers and resource generative services in a cost effective manner;
  • To serve as an academic centre of excellence for all student from different parts of the country and outside;
  • To maintain a uniform curriculum in all the institutions affiliated to it;
  • To conduct an entrance examination to the courses in all the institutions affiliated thereto; and
  • To improve the standards of Medical Education including Research.

Functions Of The University :-

The University is exercising the powers under the provisions of the The Ayush And Health Science University Of Chhattisgarh Act, 2008. While performing various functions as per the Act, the University is particularly taking care of training of the teachers of various faculties, organizing lectures by eminent scholars to help study of health science, and promoting research in Medical & Ayurveda science and specially on locally available herbal plants.