Desh Bhagat University Faculty of Ayurveda and Research organised a two day National Seminar ‘Ayurmanthan-2014’ on Ayurvedic treatment, research and its importance in the present scenario. Eminent Ayurvedic Scholars, teachers and a large number of students from different parts of the country participated in it. Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Director of Ayurveda, Punjab was the Chief Guest on this occasion. He lit the ceremonial lamp in front of Bhagwan Dhanwantri’s photograph and inaugurated the seminar. He said that Ayurveda is the mother of all medical systems and there is a great need to conduct research about this system. He appreciated the initiative of the university and urged the Ayurveda students to promote Ayurveda among maximum number of people. Director, Faculty of Ayurveda and Research Dr. Kulbhushan Vashist welcomed all the guests. Speaking on the occasion, University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh said that Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems that developed thousands of years ago in our country. Although in the modern era, several advanced options are available for treatment but we can’t ignore the importance of Ayurveda, because only this system has the cure-all treatment for many critical diseases which can’t be cured by alternative therapies. On the first day, Dr. Sudipt Rath from National Institute of Ayurveda , Jaipur was the key-note speaker. He shared his views on Pharmacovigilance and told the students about the safety of the patients. On the second day of the seminar, Dr. Sanjay M. Kadlimati, Reader, Department of Kayachikitsa, BVVS Ayurvedic Medical College, Bagalkot (Karnatka) was the Guest speaker. He shared his views on the topic, ‘Rasayan and Vajikarna’ and told how we can enhance the strength of the senses, mind and the intellect. In the final session of the seminar, Dr. V.V.Chikara, Principal, Shri Krishna Ayurvedic Medical College Kurukshetra and Dr. Raka Jain from the same college were the keynote/guest speakers, who spoke about Life style disorders. They told that combination of yoga and ayurveda can cure all ailments in every possible way. During the seminar, more than 30 eminent scholars delivered lectures. About 40 oral and poster presentations were made on different topics by research scholars, teachers and students hailing from different parts of the country. At the end of the seminar, Principal Dr. Smita Johar thanked all the guests. Pro Chancellor Mrs. Tejinder Kaur expressed pleasure at the overwhelming response to the seminar and hoped that it will prove quite useful for the students, faculty members and policymakers. University Registrar Dr. Virinder Singh, Controller Examination Dr. Inderjit Singh Sethi, Director (IPD) Chetan Gupta, Director Nidhi Gupta, Director Dr. Surjeet Patheja, Director (HM) Amit Sachdeva and faculty members were also present on this occasion.