Sant Dnyaneshwar Shikshan Sanstha's

Hon. Shri. Annasaheb Dange Ayurved Medical College,
Post Graduate & Research Center, Ashta.

Tal-Walwa Dist- Sangli - 416 301(Maharashtra) India

Institute ID :- AYU0187

Accredited by NAAC with 'B+' Grade & ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015

(Affiliated to National Commission for Indian System of Medicine, AYUSH, Govt. of India, New Delhi, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences.,Nashik, Maharashtra)



Dear Stake Holder,

Hearty greetings and a very warm welcome.  

SDSS’s Hon. Shri Annasaheb Dange Ayurved Medical College, Ashta was started in 1999 with an intention to provide higher education in health to the rural population. The college is approved by National Council for Indian System of Medicine [NCISM] & Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, New Delhi. It is an ISO-2015 certified institution and has been accredited with ‘B+’ Grade by NAAC, Bangalore. Ours is the first unaided college in India to go through accreditation process.

The institute offers undergraduate course with 100 intake capacity, post graduate course in 06 departments with 36 intake capacity, and Ph.D. programmes in 09 departments with 27 intakes per year. Great care has been taken to ensure that the infrastructure and equipments at the college are one of the best.  The college has well equipped laboratories, herbal garden, pharmacy, clinics, hospital facilities and dedicated faculty. Herbal garden is cultivated meticulously with 1200 species, some very rare and endangered. The garden is designed according to Nakshatra and grahas. QR coding for all medicinal plants.

Authentic Ayurvedic treatments like Ksharasutra, Agnikarma, Panchkarma with supporting modern treatments are provided at OPD & IPDs through our hospital, Dhanwantari Rugnalaya. Management of some health conditions is done through Panchbhoutik Chikitsa. Health camps, adoption of villages for health care, providing health care in flood affected areas and other such activities are planned and conducted according to the situation and need. Programs like Aarogya Jagruti Abhiyan (Health awareness program) and Aarogya aplya dari (Health at your doorstep) are done to reach out to the public at large. We had a 60 bedded COVID Care Centre with ICU care and oxygen beds.

We have an experienced and highly skilled faculty. Some faculty members have to their credit, research papers published in indexed journals. Active interaction between faculty, other academicians & professionals in the field by way of seminars, workshops give the students variety of experiences. Various research activities are conducted, not only at PG and Ph.D.levels, but also at UG level. Our students have brought accolades to the college at academic levels with University gold medals and through research presentations. The college has been conducting events like National and state level seminars, workshops, CMEs and symposiums to provide wide exposure to intra mural growth of students. Organ and Body Donation awareness programs are done by our faculty in and around Ashta since 2016. Body donation campaign has become a success story. We have received 05 bodies and 25 consents from the same so far. 

The management has made efforts in building the student personalities through facilitating and providing them with various extramural activities. Required infrastructure and staff to promote such activities has been made available in the vicinity. Kala Academy, A separate unit for all art forms like music, singing, dance, drama, etc. is available for the students. Music, Yoga and Meditation Halls, Gymnasium along with instructors are available. Sports Complex with the most modern resources for indoor games like Badminton, Table Tennis, Basket ball, Carom, Pool Billiards, etc are available. Huge playground for outdoor games is maintained well. Apart from these infrastructural facilities, the institution has organized and conducted inter college competitions for Basket ball, Cricket, etc. Krida Mahotsav 2017, a coaching camp for University players was organized and managed by the institution in collaboration with MUHS.

In the coming days, we aspire to get accredited by NABL and NABH. We are in the process of developing simulation and skill lab and classrooms with modern ICT facilities. We are in the process of collecting manuscripts for digitalisation. 

Thanking you,

Prof. Vd. Amit Sudhakar Pethkar

Hon. Shri. Annasaheb Dange Ayurved
Medical College, Post Graduate & Research Center, Ashta

Tal-Walwa, Dist-Sangli.

Date of Birth: 24-Aug-1982

Age: 39 Years

Registration No : I-51778-A-1

Teacher Code    : AYKS00083

Qualification : BAMS, MD (Sharir Kriya)

Date of Joining: 03-Aug-2009

Address : Laxmi Niwas, Pethkar colony, Mahadev Nagar Islampur, Tal- Walwa, Dist- sangli 415 409

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Mobile : 9860963968
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