Aims and Objectives

The main aims and objectives of NEIAH, Shillong • To declare an institution of international standard and a center of excellence in education and research for under graduation, post graduation, post doctorate for aspiring candidates of India and abroad to undergo education and research in Ayurveda and Homoeopathy.

• To provide specialty medical care to the people of the North Eastern States through Ayurveda and Homoeopathy.

• To declare the NEIAH, Shillong as a Referral center for the Ayurveda & Homoeopathy patients for the entire North East and to cater to the health care needs of the region through the attached hospital.

• To provide trained manpower in Ayurveda and Homeopathy in the region and capacity building and skill development of Ayurveda and Homeopathy practitioners.

• To impart reorientation training and continuing medical education to Ayurveda and Homoeopathic physicians and teachers in the region.

• To establish and manage the institute as a Centre of Excellence in pharmacognosy and pharmacological research related to the field of Ayurveda and Homeopathy.

• To undertake research on the treatment of diseases prevalent in North Eastern Region using the Ayurveda and Homoeopathy systems of medicine.

• To do collaborative and exchange programmes with other institutes of the country and aboard for development of Homeopathic and Ayurvedic systems of medicine.

• To undertake collaborative research with modern medicine on important diseases.

• To generate public awareness about the potential of Ayurveda and Homeopathy systems of medicine for enhancing health security of rural communities including disease prevention and health promotion.

• To utilize the medicinal plants in the region and to encourage their sustainable commercial exploitation.

• To provide impetus for the documentation and conservation of the bio-diversity of the region.

• To propagate Ayurveda and Homoeopathy towards improvement of health care and mainstreaming of AYUSH systems in the region.