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Arogyadham                  Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy Facility   
About Sevagram            Objectives of Arogyadham     

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Arogyadham is a Traditional Health Care & Research project of Kasturba Health Society for promotion of positive health in addition to taking care of preventive and curative aspects of health care in chronic ailments with ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy as Complementary Systems of Medicine. Further Arogyadham proposes to have Homes for active senior citizens to live in harmony with Nature in Gandhian Environment and actively associate with activities of Medical Institute and Hospital in serving rural masses. Arogyadham will have Traditional Health Care & Research Centre, Herbal garden, walkways, canteen with vegetarian health foods, conference & meditation halls, library and recreation facilities for the benefit of residents.  

Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy Facilities

India has a rich heritage of health care system in the form of Ayurveda continuously practiced since Charaka and Sushruta (500 B.C.). Ayurveda, the Science of Life, is a treasure house of knowledge for both preventive and curative healthcare. Sushruta defines Health as “A complete harmony of functions between body, mind and soul”. The concept of mind-body medicine is the very basis of Ayurvedic system of medicine. Panchakarma therapy helps in promotive, preventive & curative aspects of healthcare. Naturopathy is based on the principle - The healing power of nature. When given the proper natural condition, the human body has remarkable ability to heal itself of even most serious illness. Yoga promotes Spiritual Health and calms the mind and thus helps in management of Stress related ailments associated with modern hi-tech era.

About Sevagram  

  • Sevagram was ‘defacto capital of India’ during freedom struggle and is hallowed by the “Father of Nation”, Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Sevagram has been free of floods, cyclones, earthquakes and with plenty of sunshine.

  • Sevagram in Wardha District, India is centrally located and well connected to all corners of India by rail & air and is about 80 km from Nagpur Airport.

Kasturba Hospital is the only hospital started by Father of the Nation. With this as nucleus, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences was started as Gandhi Centenary Project in 1969  by Late Dr. Sushila Nayar, Gandhiji’s associate & physician and Founder President, Kasturba Health Society (KHS) with thrust on training of young doctors in rural area and health care of rural poor. Kasturba Health Society has established Jamnalal Bajaj Tropical Disease Research Centre with research thrust on health problems such as Filaria and Tuberculosis with financial assistance from WHO and DST, ICMR, CSIR, UGC and DBT, research funding agencies of Central Government for over three decades. As one of the objects of the Society for exploring Alternate Medicine in health care, KHS under dynamic leadership of Shri. Dhirubhai Mehta, President, Kasturba Health  Society has located Arogyadham on Medical Campus in 24 cottages constructed with financial support of  Smt. Aparna Ben Trivedi. Arogyadham is a project of Kasturba Health Society for promotion of Positive Health in addition to taking care of preventive and curative aspects of Health Care in chronic ailments with Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy as Complementary Systems of Medicine.


Objectives of Arogyadham:                                             

1.      Development of Traditional Health Care & Research Centre with research thrust on naturopathy, yoga and ayurveda for management of chronic ailments.

2.      Running OPD and indoor wards for short stays (7 days) and treatment.

3.      Organization of Health Retreats, Workshops, Symposia for promotion of positive health.

4.      Establishment of Nature friendly living complex with Senior Citizen Homes and Community centre.

5.      To utilize skills and experience of senior citizens for village development & service and thus making retirement enjoyable and productive.

6.      Establishment of Herbal Garden and growing medicinal plants of interest in health care and research.