VANAMAHOTSAVA 2022 AT SDM COLLEGE OF AYURVEDA, KUTHPADY, UDUPI
Department of Dravyaguna, herb garden committee and NSS unit of the college jointly have organised Vanmahotsava Saptaha 2022 at SDM College of Ayurveda, Kuthpady, Udupi, from 12/09/22 to 17/09/2022. Programme was inaugurated on 13/09/2022 through plantation of 25 new endangered species of medicinal plants by students and NSS volunteers. Principal Dr. Mamatha KV advised students to enrich existing garden through addition of new species as Ayurveda has reached global recognition today. SDM herbal garden has at present around 450 medicinal plant species and it is the aim of institution to increase the number of new species to 750 in future days, with diverse medicinal plants. Dr Veerkumar K Ug dean, Dr Suma Mallya, convenor herb garden, Dr Vidyalakshmi K NSS Officer, Dr. Shrikanth P, HOD Dravyaguna other faculty members were present during event.