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CENTRAL AYURVEDA RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS)
Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India

Welcome to the Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Bangalore

Centre of excellence for research and clinical studies in Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus)

Executive summary

Background

The Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Bengaluru is one of the peripheral Institutes of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India. The Institute established in 1971 has been engaged in Clinical Research, Drug standardization and Survey of MEDICINAL PLANTS in addition to providing healthcare facilities to the needy public. In recognition of its contribution in patient care and research, the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India has awarded “Centre of excellence (CoE) for research and clinical services in Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus)” in the year 2021 for a period of 3 years.

Objectives

Development of comprehensive document on “Ayurvedic guideline for prevention and management of diabetes mellitus”

Validation of Ayurveda approaches for diabetes

Validation of Ayurveda dietetics and development of ready to cook/ready to eat food for diabetes

Prevention and management of diabetes mellitus with multi-specialty approach

Developing technical collaboration with reputed organisations

Capacity building for Ayurveda research in diabetes

To obtain certification from National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH)

To introduce e-healthcare initiatives (compliant with digital India) for prevention and management of Diabetes

Deliverables

Sl No. Deliverables Action Plan 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year Outcome indicators
01 Preparation of “Ayurvedic guideline for prevention and management of Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus) ” • Drafting
• Validation/ finalisation
Draft will be ready in first 6 months • Publication of validated guideline
02 Validation of Ayurveda approaches for diabetes A) Through planned clinical trials
• Literature search and selection of intervention
• Standardisation,preclinical safety toxicity, biological activity of selected formulations
• Finalisation of protocol/documentation tools
• Ethical committee approval / CTRI registration and initiation of trials
B) Documentation of outcome of interventions used in routine OPD/IPD
Will be initiated in last 6 months • Development of two formulations for diabetes
• Documentation of at least 500 patients/ high-risk population Atleast two publications
03 Validation of Ayurveda dietetics and development of ready to cook/ready to eat food for Diabetes • Literature search and selection of food recipes
• Development of SOPs for preparation
• Validation
• Publication
Will be initiated in last 6 months • Development of atleast two diet preparations for public use
04 Prevention and management of diabetes with multi-specialty approach • Community IEC about diet, and lifestyle including yoga
• Specialised training on Yoga / Ayurveda dietetics
• Screening and management of high-risk population
• Hospital based patient care
• Referral of needy patients to Allopathy- integrated approach to follow
• Documentation/ publication
Will be initiated during first 6 months • Number of beneficiaries
• Outcome of stand alone/ integrated interventions in patients/ high-risk population Upgradation of infrastructure
05 Networking – operational and technical collaboration • Networking with local governance
• With Central/ State Govt. local hospitals for referrals and integrated care
• Tie up for specialised investigations like gut microbiome analysis / genetic marker study etc.
• For drug standardisation and preclinical studies, preparation of sample medicines. For development of diet
last 6 months • Effective collaborations happened
• Successful completion of targets Management of referred cases
06 Capacity building for Ayurveda research in Diabetes Training of human resources in research with special focus on diabetes last 6 months • Number of people trained
• Number of people passing assessment parameters
07 NABH Accreditation Upgradation of standards as per NABH guidelines to deliver quality healthcare Will be initiated during first 6 months • Obtaining NABH Accreditation certification
08 To introduce e-healthcare initiatives for prevention and management of Diabetes Online appointment, telemedicine, e-records, digital IEC (literature, audio-visuals, SMS alerts etc.) • Successful initiation of e-health programmes

Budget: Total sanctioned is ₹ 7,24,80,400/- for three years and budget released for the first year is ₹ 2,88,00,000/-.

Present status

Ayurvedic guideline for prevention and management of Madhumeha (diabetes mellitus) has been drafted.

IEC including Yoga interventions for diabetes are ready.

Exhaustive list of 522 formulations 18 recipes from 18 books, 250 single drugs from 26 Nighantus for validation through pre-clinical and clinical studies compiled and shortlisted 10 formulations in consultation with experts.

Parameters and models for pre-clinical safety–toxicity and anti-diabetic activity have been finalised, drug standardisation parameters are already available as per Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India.

Screening/risk assessment formats /e-forms for documentation have been drafted.

Exclusive OPD for screening/management of diabetes have been initiated and outreach camps will be started soon.

Website content drafting /tele-medicine, e-documentation formats, IEC/ FAQ/Blog under progress.

News letter template designed, collection of content is under progress.

Networking with local governance, other institutions is under progress.

Drafting Publication related to literature review is under progress.

NABH registration done, concerned officers have undergone awareness programme & training.

Procurement of laboratory equipment, ambulance, medicines are under process.