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School of Health Sciences

Director / Head of School : Prof. Jeetendra Pande

The School of Health Sciences offers many programmes of study in Yoga, Home Science and Ayurveda. All Programmes are recognized by, UGC and DEB. In the Department of Yoga, M.A. Yoga, Bachelor of Yogic Science, Diploma in Yogic Science, Certificate in Naturopathy and Certificate in Yogic Science programmes are on offer and a large number of learners take admission in these programmes every year. Further, the Department of Home Science offers Master of Arts (Home Science), Diploma in Public Health and Community Nutrition and Certificate Course in Food & Nutrition. Department of Ayurveda offers four Certificate programmes i.e. Certificate in Ayurvedic Herb Cultivation, Certificate in Ayurvedic Masseur, Certificate in Herbal Beauty Care and Certificate in Ayurvedic Food & Nutrition.

Yoga and Ayurveda education prepare the learners physically and mentally for the integration of their physical, mental and spiritual faculties so that they become healthier, saner and more integrated members of the society and of the nation. Yoga education could help to equip oneself with basic knowledge about one’s personality, to learn to handle oneself well in all life situations, to learn techniques of gaining good health, to develop a discriminative mind capable of distinguishing between the real and the unreal and to face the dualities of life with equanimity. Home science has a vital role to play in increasing the capacity of the family and the community. It is an interdisciplinary field that is related to both the fields of social - sciences and sciences.



Department of Yoga M. A. (Yoga) and  B.A Yoga Dr. Bhanu Prakash Joshi                                                                  Assistant Professor
Mr. Deepak Kumar Assistant Professor
Mr. Anil Kothari Assistant Professor(AC)
Km. Diksha Bisht Assistant Professor(AC)
Smt. Neeta Devolia Assistant Professor(AC)
Department of Home Science M. A. and  B. A. Home Science Dr. Deepika Verma Assistant Professor
Dr. Jyoti Joshi Assistant Professor(AC)
Smt. Monika Dwivedi Assistant Professor(AC)
Dr. Pooja Bhatt Assistant Professor (AC)
Dr. Preeti Bora  Assistant Professor (AC)


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