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Ayushman 2020: Celebrating Ayurveda, The Science of Life


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Sat 28 Nov 2020

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Vartamana: Ayurveda Today

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Ayushman 2020: Celebrating Ayurveda, The Science of Life

Vartamana: Ayurveda Today

November 28, 2020, Saturday| 06:00 - 08:30 PM IST


  1. Dr. Somit Kumar Ghosh, Head, AVP Research Foundation
  2. Ms. Mala Kapadia, Rashtram SoL - "Public Perception about Ayurveda"
  3. Dr. Madan Thangavelu,Genl Sec & Research Director, European Ayurveda Association, Germany - "Ayurveda & Global Health Crises"
  4. Mr. Prashant Singh, Director, Centre for Innovation in Governance, Rashtram School of Leadership - "Emerging Policies and Regulations it's Impact on Ayurveda"

Dr. Somit Kumar Ghosh

Director, AVP Research Foundation

Dr. Somit Kumar currently works as the Director and Chief Scientific Officer at the Clinical Research and Pharmaceutics, AVP Research Foundation. He received BAMS degree from Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya, Kanchhipuram in 2005 and his MD from Rajiv Gandhi Univ of Health Sciences, Bengaluru . He has also doone PG Certificate course of Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management from Pune in 2007.


Dr. Mala Kapadia

Director Wellness Practice

Dr. Mala Kapadia, Director Wellness Practice, Professor and Resident Mentor at Rashtram School of Public Leadership. She is Founder of Human Potential Consulting named ‘Tame the Monkey’. Mala was Adjunct Professor with S. P. Jain School of Global Management Dubai Singapore Sydney Mumbai Campuses since 2005 to March 2020. Ph. D. in literature, her academic journey is through Psychology, Human Resources, Yoga and Ayurveda, Film & Video Production. Her career has been through research, education, journalism, Human Resources and Consulting. Her area of research is Indic Wisdom for the better humanity. Dr. Mala Kapadia has presented and participated in various International Conferences and Journals. Mala has been actively involved in sustainable lifestyle. She at the moment lives at Nivruttigrama, sustainable living initiative by Vaidyagrama Ayurvedic Healing Village.


Dr. Madan Thangavelu

Genl Sec & Research Director, European Ayurveda Association, Germany

Prof. (Dr.) Madan Thangavelu PhD is a genome biologist based in Cambridge, UK. His recent engagements have included cancer genome analysis at the Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council’s Cancer Cell Unit and Laboratory of Molecular Biology. He is the inventor of the Molecular Copy Counting Technique to study aging, cancer, cardio-vascular diseases, etc. He is the General Secretary, Board Member and Research Director of the European Ayurveda Association.


Mr. Prashant Singh

Director, Center for Innovation in Governance, Rashtram School of Leadership

Prashant Singh, Director, Centre for Innovation in Governance, Rashtram School of Leadership, Rishihood University Prashant Singh has over three decades of experience in Technology, Management, Education, Entrepreneurship, Investing and Strategy. Earlier, Prashant worked in organizations such as Xerox, M&M and HCL Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. He worked in Product Management, Channel Management, ISV/Developer Relations, Enterprise Strategy, Financial Services, Internet Services, E-Commerce and E-Governance. Prashant has been involved in Entrepreneurship Education & Development and with initiatives based on Indian Knowledge Systems in Ayurveda, Education and Alternative Economics. The impact will be in areas of teaching, research and consulting engagements in these areas for students and mid-career professionals. Prashant holds a B.Tech. (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore.