AYUSH Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Gujarat


The department of Ayurveda is started in May 1960 under the Health and Panchayat along with establishment of Gujarat state. In 1979, it was renamed as directorate of Traditional System of Medicine. Again it was changed as directorate Indian system of Medicine & Homeopathy. The directorate was shifted to Dr Jivraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar in the year of 1983.

The department is managing all types of activities like guiding inspecting, maintaining, developing, financing, administrating as well as all technical responsibilities regarding education, health services, herbal gardens, manufacturing of classical Ayurvedic medicine, registration of practitioners, training of all technical staff and research etc.

Vision & Mission

  • Establishment of new institutes
  • Development & Strengthening of existing AYUSH institutes
  • Increase the intake capacity and numbers of under graduate and post graduate AYUSH educational institutes
  • Establish research center in each Government teaching institute
  • Increase the facility of diagnostic equipments like USG, X-ray etc. in all hospitals

Website :Indian Systems of Medicine & Homeopathy (AYUSH)

Who’s Who

Mr I M Kureshi

Joint Secretary

Phone: 079-23251411

Mobile: 9978204083

Email: -

Mr I D Chaudhary

Under Secretary

Phone: 079 - 23252951

Mobile: 9979257358

Email: -


AYUSH, Government of Gujarat

Block No 14, 1st Floor,
Dr. Jivraj Mehta Bhavan,
Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad

Phone: 91-79-23250767

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