Panaji: August 31, 2018 … The Governor of Goa, Dr.( Smt.) Mridula Sinha recently inaugurated the two days international seminar on ‘JARA- A Focus On Geriatric Disorders’ organized by Bharatiy Sanskrit Prabodhini’s Gomantak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya Shiroda at Kala Academy in city.
While speaking on the occasion Dr. Sinha said that growing old is inevitable and cannot be stopped but ageing can be made happy and graceful by finding solutions to geriatric disorders.
Dr. Sinha further said that India has the legacy of Ayurveda as most of the aged people from rural areas used to consume herbs and medicinal plants as their medicines. Recently many people are engaged in the task of undertaking research in Ayurveda she observed adding that this will help the people in future. The Governor hoped that the two days seminar would deliberate on various aspects of geriatric disorders.
The Union Minister of state for AYUSH ( Independent Charge ) Shri Shripad Naik while addressing the gathering appreciated the organizers for organizing seminar on an important topic related to senior citizens. He said presently Ayurveda has been considered as alternative medicine. He appealed to the stakeholders to work hard to make Ayurveda main stream medicine as it doesn’t have side effects.
The Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Dr. Pramod Sawant expressed his happiness over the endeavor of the organizers of the seminar for showing their concern towards the problem of old people. The geriatric disorders in human being makes old age painful Dr Sawant said adding that if the researchers of Ayurveda discover solution to the problem, old age will become happy and graceful phase in people’s lives. .
Prof. Varun Sahni, Vice-Chancellor, Goa University also spoke on the occasion.
The members of teaching faculty and non teaching staff of the college were felicitated at the hands of the Governor. The students of first batch of college of Ayurveda were honoured at the hands of Shri Shripad Naik.
Shri P.K.Ghate, President , Sanskrit Prabodhini presented report of the activities of the college. Shri Rajesh Kateja , Secretary for Ayush Ministry, Shri Nilesh Korade, Faculty Member of Ayurveda College, Delegates , students, and others attended the function.
Earlier, Smt. Anura Bale, Principal Ayurveda Mahavidyalay welcomed the dignitaries.
Shri Anil Panse, Joint Organizer of the conference proposed the vote of thanks.