M.S. Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Endocrine Disorders, Jaipur

About the Institute:

M.S. Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Endocrine Disorders (RARIED), Jaipur under Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India was initially established as Regional Research Institute (Ayurveda) on 1st April 1972 with the objectives to promote Ayurveda on scientific ground by the means of clinical as well as drug development studies. It was upgraded with the name of Central Research Institute (Ayurveda) on 11th October 1999 according to re-organization of the Council’s each Unit, further it was renamed as Ayurveda Central Research Institute in the year 2010 and recently again renamed as Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Endocrine Disorders (RARIED) in April, 2016. The Institute has its own three storey Building to enable a high level development for the Health Care and Research facilities in Ayurveda. Several studies have been conducted by this Institute since its inception. Under Clinical Research programme, the Institute conducted studies on Malaria, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bronchial Asthma, Epilepsy, Iron deficiency Anaemia, Leucorrhoea etc. Trial on Infantile diarrhoea, cough and Baldaurbalya (Malnutrition) were conducted under “Reproductive Child Health Care Programme” (RCH). Apart from this Institute was engaged under the Family Welfare Research programme during 1978-2007. The Institute has also extended health services through regular OPD, IPD and medical health camps under different Research programmes i.e. SRP, SCSP, THCRP which are still continued in the Institute. The Institute has also started a pilot project entitled “National Programme for Prevention and Control of Diabetes, Cardio-vascular Diseases, Cancer and Stroke (NPCDCS)” in District Bhilwara, Rajasthan.

Mandate:

The Institute has been assigned the clinical research with focused mandate, to establish the effective drugs, which are related on lifestyle and Non-communicable disorders focusing on Endocrine Disorders.  It has also been assigned other activities which are as follows.

·    Health care services through Out Patient Department (OPD) and In-Patient Department (IPD).

·    Special Clinic for Geriatric Health Care

·    Tribal Health Care Research Programme (THCRP)

·   Outreach activities such as Swasthya Raksha Programme (SRP), Ayurveda Mobile Health Care under Schedule Cast Sub-Plan Programme (SCSP), National Programme for Prevention and Control of Diabetes, Cardio-vascular Diseases, Cancer and Stroke (NPCDCS) etc.

 

Activities:

Ongoing Clinical Research Projects: The Institute has taken up following clinical research studies and Programmes.

1.     Clinical evaluation of Navayasa Churna in the management of Iron deficiency Anemia

2.     Clinical Evaluation of Rudraksa Churna in the Management of Essential Hypertension

3.     Multicentric Placebo Controlled Study of Ayurvedic Coded Drug ‘AYUSH-A’ in the management of Mild Bronchial Asthma (Tamaka Shwasa)

4.     National Pharmaco-vigilance programme for ASU drugs

5.     Tribal Health Care Research Programme under Tribal Sub plan (THCRP)

6.     Ayurvedic Mobile Health Care programme under Scheduled Caste Sub plan (SCSP)

7.     Swasthya Raksha Programme linked with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SRA)

8.     Integration of AYUSH (Ayurveda) with NPCDCS Programme at Bhilwara (Rajasthan)

The Institute has following facilities for the general public:

·       Out Patient Department (OPD)

·       Geriatric OPD

·       Panchakarma Unit

·       20 bedded Indoor facilities (IPD)

·       Laboratory facilities (Biochemical and Pathological investigations)

·       X-ray facility

·       Library having Ayurvedic and Modern Medicine related texts.

 

Achievements:

Clinical Research: The Institute had carried out the many clinical studies since its inception. Some important of them are as follows:

1.  Multicentric Clinical trial of AYUSH-64 on Malaria (1980-2000)

2.  To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of coded drug AYUSH-56 in the management of Apasmara (Epilepsy) (1981-1985)

3.  Assessment of therapeutic efficacy of Shirish Twak Kwath without Shodhana  therapy in the management of Tamak Swasa (Bronchial Asthma) (2000-2008)

4.  Evaluation of therapeutic efficacy as an oral contraceptive (2000-2007) – under Family Welfare Clinical Research Programme

5.  Multicentric Open Clinical trial on Dhatrilauha in Iron deficiency Anaemia – 45 days (2007-2009)

6.  “AYUSH QOL 2C” (Ayurvedic coded drug) in Stage III and IV Non Small Cell Lung Cancer to prevent side effects of Chemotherapy-A Randomized Phase II Feasibility & tolerability study (2010-2013)

7.  Clinical evaluation of Punarnavadi Mandura and Dadimadi Ghrita in the management of iron deficiency Anaemia (2011-2012)

8.  Clinical Evaluation of Vyaghri-Haritaki in the management of Bronchial Asthma (Tamaka Swasa) (2011-2012)

9.  Clinical Evaluation of Saptavimshatika Guggulu and Haridra Churna In the Management of Type II Diabetes Mellitus (2011-2012)

10. Multi Centric Open Clinical Trial of Rajah pravartini  Vati in Kastarthava (Dysmenorrhea) (2011-2012)

11. Clinical Evaluation of Vatari Guggulu, Rasna Saptaka Kashaya  and  Brihat Saindhavadi taila in the management of Rheumatoid Arthritis (2013-2015)

12. Clinical Evaluation of Vasavaleha in the management of Chronic Bronchitis (2014-2016)

13. Clinical evaluation of Kanakasava and Trivrit Churna in the management of Bronchial Asthma (2014-2016)

Documentation Research: Documentation of reported episodes of treatment of vector borne diseases of Ayurveda and Siddha (2008-2010)

Botanical Research: The Institute had developed new technique in Seed germination of Guggulu at Guggulu Herbal Farm, Mangaliyawas, Ajmer.

Research Publications: The Institute has published various research papers on Clinical Research, Drug Research and Literary Research in National/International Journals and also contributed for Research Monographs on Iron deficiency anemia and documentation of the treatment of Vector Borne diseases.

National Campaign: The Institute has organized State/District level National Campaign on “The control of Anaemia, Ano-rectal disorders, Geriatrics, Chronic diseases and Maternal Child Health Care through Ayurveda” in 2009. In this programme, the Institute identified 35 Ayurveda and Allopathy dispensaries in the concern districts to provide the treatment for the patient of Iron deficiency Anemia.

Seminars/Workshop: The Institute has organized following Seminars:

1.  National Seminar on “The Necessity of Dietetic Research in Ayurveda and Infrastructure Required for Setting up a Centre of Excellence” on 27th March, 2010.

2.  Hindi Workshop on “Rajbhasha Karyanvayan – Samasyaen evam Samadhan” with Nagar Rajbhasha Karyanvayan Samiti, Kendriya Karyalaya, Jaipur on 29th March, 2014.

3.  Hindi training Workshop on "Rajbhasha Hindi ke Prasar mein Vyavaharik Samasyaen evam Samadhan" with joint collaboration of NARAKAS (K-1) and NIA, Jaipur on 19th March, 2016.

Contact Details

Dr. H.M.L. Meena Research Officer (Ayurveda), S-3, In-charge.

M.S. Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Endocrine Disorders (RARIED),

Indira Colony, Bani Park, Jhotwara Road, Jaipur-302016.

Phone: 0141-2281812

Fax: 0141-2282618

E-mail: acri.jaipur@gmail.com, acri-jaipur@gov.in