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List of Vision Speakers

Dhara: Vision Ayurveda 2047

Venue: Pathanjali Block, TDU

23rd and 24th September 2022

 23rd September, Friday 

10:00am to 11:00am

(Inaugural Function)

  • 10:00am: Invocation Song

  • 10:07am: Greetings
    MLA Shri. Vishwanath

  • 10:10am: Welcome Remarks
    Shri. Darshan Shankar
    Vice-Chancellor, TDU

  • 10:18am: Blessing
    Her Highness Pramoda Devi Wadiyar

  • 10:23am: Opening Remarks
    Dr. K Sudhakar, Hon. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka

  • 10:30am: Introduction to Dhara series
    Prof. Murthy
    Head, IKS Division, MoE

  • 10:38am: Guest of Honor Address
    Shri. Govind Mohan
    Secretary, Ministry of Culture (Online)

  • 10:45am: Declaration of Winners of Ayurveda Dhara Competition
    Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha
    Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH

  • 10:48am: Keynote Address
    "Ayurveda: Multi-dimensional Perspective 2047"
    Vd. Rajesh Kotecha
    Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH

11:00am to 11:15am
Tea Break

11:15am to 11:30am

Strategy for Mass scale personalization of food

Speaker: Dr. Gurmeet Singh

Professor, TDU

Food technologist, engineer, scientist working on “Mass Personalization of Food based on Ayurveda and food science”

11:30am to 11:45am

Challenges in Ayurvedic Practice & The Path To 2047


Speaker: Vd. Narendra Pendse 

An eminent clinician and clinical -medicine teacher in Maharashtra.

11:45am to 12:00pm

The IISc vision for the future of integrative health sciences


Speaker: Prof. Navakanta Bhat

Dean, Division of Interdisciplinary Sciences and Professor, Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE)

Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

12:00pm to 12:15pm

Integrating AYUSH in health care: a chimeric notion or a new normal


Speaker: Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan
Distinguished Professor, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences
Chairman, NAAC EC & Former Vice Chairman UGC

12:15pm to 12:30pm

Roadmap for Ayurveda health services 2047 


Speaker: Shri. Rajiv Vasudevan

MD & CEO, AyurVAID Hospitals (Insurance Approved Precision Ayurveda Healthcare)

Pioneer in scaling Ayurveda hospital enterprise

12:30pm to 12:45pm

Ayurveda Biology education


Speaker: Dr. Megha

Associate Professor, TDU

Pioneer in post-graduate Ayurveda-biology education

12:45pm to 01:00pm

Future of Ayurveda industry 2047


Speaker: Vd. P M Varier

Leader of one of the oldest Ayurveda company, Arya Vaidya Shala Kottakkal    

01:00pm to 01:15pm

A private practitioner’s perspective on roadmap for Ayurveda in 2047.


Speaker: Vd. Ravi Shankar Pervaje

Expertise in clinical management of stroke, Parkinson’s Disease based on Ayurveda

01:15pm to 01:30pm

AI & path to holistic health


Speaker: Shri. Umakant Soni

CEO, ARTPARK (AI & Robotics Technology Park) promoted by DST and Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

01:30pm to 01:45pm

Telemedicine for Ayurveda: a model for India and other developing countries

Speaker: Shri. Madhusudan Chauhan

CEO & Director, Jiva Ayurveda

Pioneer in Telemedicine for Ayurveda

 24th September, Saturday 

10:00am to 10:15am

Present and future of local health traditions


Speaker:  Paramparika Vaidya Sivanandan

Representing All India Association of Traditional Community Healthcare Providers

10:15am to 10:30am

Yuganurupa Ayurveda: Breaking the moulds of the past and preserving the core


Speaker: Prof. Vd. Ram Manohar

Head, Centre for Advanced Research In Ayurveda (ACARA), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri

Expertise in evidence-based Ayurveda research

10:30am to 10:45am

Cancer management and Ayurveda


Speaker:  Vd. Vineeta Deshmukh

Deputy Director, Integrated Cancer Treatment and Research Centre,
Wagholi, Pune

10:45am to 11:00am

Mining Insights from Traditional text using AI methods


Speaker: Dr. Vivek Raghavan 
IT architect of Aadhar card and UPI

11:00am to 11:15am

Ayurveda Education 2047 


Speaker: Dr. Vd. Jayant Deopujari

Chairman NCISM (Educationist)

11:15am to 11:30am

Medical Informatics and Traditional Knowledge: The Next Two Decades


Speaker: Dr. Viswajanani J Sattigeri
Head, CSIR-Traditional Knowledge Digital Library Unit

11:30am to 11:45am

Tea Break

11:45am to 12:00pm

Vriksh-Ayurveda, Traditional Indian Plant Science: Retrospect and Prospects 


Speaker: Dr. A V Balasubramanian

Founder and Director, Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS)

12:00pm to 12:15pm

Future of integrative veterinary care in India     


Speaker: Dr. Praveen Malik

Former Commissioner - Animal Husbandry
Govt. of India

12:15pm to 12:30pm

Key drivers to take the Ayurvedic drug industry to the future


Speaker: Vd. Rangesh Parmesh

Director – Intellectual Property

Himalaya Wellness Company

12:30pm to 12:45pm

Ayurveda and Surgical Care


Speaker: Prof. Vd. Muralidhara Sharma

SDM Ayurveda College and Hospital

One of the most inspiring clinicians and clinical-medicine teachers in south India 

12:45pm to 01:00pm

Citizens portal on Medicinal Plants and One Health 


Speaker: Dr. R Prabhakar

Co-Ordinator, India Biodiversity Portal 

01:00pm to 01:15pm

Role of Pashu Ayurveda in dairy development


Speaker: Dr. Meenesh Shah

Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)

01:15pm to 01:30pm

Vision and roadmap Siddha 2047


Speaker: Dr. Sathiyarajeswaran P

Director I/C, Siddha Central Research Institute, Chennai

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