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Medical Education and Drugs Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai: 400 032

Maharashtra is one of the pioneering states in India in the field of Medical Education. The state has made consistent progress in this field. Establishment of new Ayurveda medical colleges in peripheral areas, modernization of existing institutions, efforts in the improvement of professional skills is the major achievements so far. The state has potentialities to provide the the best kind of Ayurveda services through these institutions for the people.
Directorate of Ayurveda which is being headed by the Director of Ayurveda is responsible for Ayurvedic Medical Education, Health care & research in the field of Ayurveda,cultivation and promotion of the Medicinal Plants and regulation of the practice of Ayurveda
These aims are achieved by the department through following authorities.

SECRETARY TO GOVT. OF MAHARASHTRA, MUMBAI-INDIA
(Medical Education & Drugs Dept.)
DEPUTY SECRETARY TO GOVT. OF MAHARASHTRA
DIRECTOR OF AYURVED
ALL GOVT. AYURVEDA COLLEGES, GRANT-IN-AID COLLEGES & PRIVATE COLLEGES & THEIR ATTACHED HOSPITALS
MEDICINAL PLANTS BOARD
R.A. PODAR MEDICAL COLLEGE & HOPSITAL, WORLI, MUMBAI-18

The Minister (Medical Education) & the Minister of state ( Medical Education) give the vision and guidance to the Department in setting the goals.
The Secretary, Medical Education and Drugs Department works to achieve these goals.

Shri Girish Dattatray Mahajan
Minister (Medical Education)
Shri Ravindra Chavan
State Minister(Medical Education)
Shri. Shri Sanjay Deshmukh, I.A.S.
Principal Secretary,
(Medical Education & Drugs Dept.)
Prof. Dr. K. R. Kohli
Director of Ayurved, Maharashtra State


In addition 117 ministerial staff works in this department.