Regional Ayurveda Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram

About the Institute


Regional Ayurveda Research Institute  (RARI) is a peripheral unit  under the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences functioning at Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram undertaking, co-coordinating, aiding and promoting research in Ayurvedic Science with special emphasis on Life Style related disorders. The Institute is functioning in its own building  in 1.545 acres of land. The Clinical Research Section of the Institute is carrying out research work with special emphasis on Life Style Related health care with the support of a sophisticated Biochemistry & Pathology laboratory.  The well established Library in the Institute has a rare collection of nearly 1600 books on various subjects for reference including Council’s publications which is also available for sale at a discount rate.  

The Institute has OPD's  for general cases on all working days and special geriatric clinics on all Tuesdays and Fridays.  Special OPD's on life style related disorders are conducted for Gynaec disorders,  Diabetes mellitus, and Obesity on all  Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays respectively.  

Intramural Clinical trial on Uterine Fibroids is being carried out  in the Institute,  where trial patients are screened from OPD and included for the Trial. Medicines are  provided free of cost and all lab investigations are done free  for these trial patients.

Two mobile programmes viz. Swasthya Raksha Programme linked with Swachh Bharat Mission and Ayurveda Mobile Health Care Programme under Scheduled Caste Sub-plan is also being carried out in the Institute. Nine nearby colonies (Five colonies for SRP & four colonies for AMHCP) have been identified and adopted by the Institute and  is providing all kinds of medical aid to them as part of the programme.  

The 30 bedded IP ward of the Institute is fully furnished and is waiting sanction for starting IPD.

Lab investigations are carried out for the OPD patients at a very nominal rate, discount rate for geriatric patients and free of cost for trial patients and patients belonging to BPL (Below Poverty Line) categories.

The construction for the second floor of the building along with a separate kitchen block has been started by the CPWD.



       Clinical Research focusing on Life style Related Disorders.


Ø  Health care services through Out Patient Department (OPD)

Ø  IMR project on Uterine Fibroids

Ø Out Reach activities such as Swasthya Rakshan Programme and Ayurveda Mobile Health Care Programme under SCP

Ø  Special Clinics for Geriatric Health Care, Diabetes mellitus,  Gyneac disorders and Obesity



Ø  Creating health awareness and providing treatment for all kinds of general disorders for men, women and children  through OPD

Ø  Providing health care support to geriatric patients

Ø  Providing health awareness and treatment to all kinds of gynecological  disorders through OPD and IMR projects

Ø  Creating health awareness and providing medical aid and incidental health care support to nine adopted colonies through Swasthya Raksha Programme and Ayurveda Mobile Health care programme.


Contact Details

Dr. V. Sridevi Assistant Director-In-charge

Regional Ayurveda Research Institute 

Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala-695012

E-mail: ro.rarilsd-ayush[at]gov[dot]in

Telephone : 0471-2340628

Telefax: 0471-2342070