About College & Hospital


Mesmerizing beauty with enriched flora in Malnad region pondered the thought for inception of Aroor Laxmi Narayan Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College in 1987 by renown social reformer Sri Aroor Ramesh Rao.

Purpose: Prudent intellectual training of Ayurvedic medicine, nurturing the students’ learning with particular emphasis on research in diversified fields of Ayurvedic Medicine and providing service to the larger community.

Mission Statement: The mission fosters the advanced learning for flawless knowledge, skills, attitude and dissemination of holistic healthcare system to society with solicitude, commitment and competence. The students are challenged to study and think on rational basis to solve problems with perseverance.   

Health training programs and other initiatives to improve the health of community is part of our mission. It also includes discovery of new knowledge through researches. The college supports the research programs of other colleges from whole India specifically in drug development and other drug related researches. 

Vision Statement: Our goal lies with enhancement of our institution at global level as one of best center for Ayurvedic education. We are known for researches in drugs, their application, teaching, training and services. We are best reaching to rural people in remote of Karnataka with public health programs to remove disproportion observed in disadvantage communities in terms of healthcare. We configure our students as potential professional and responsible intellectual to become global citizen.

Core Values: The core values of ALN Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College are:

  1. Excellence and integrity in teaching, research and service;
  2. Allegiance to our mission with strong and confident belief in our work;
  3. Preparing for leadership in Ayurvedic medical education with lifelong learning;
  4. Promoting thinking clearly and rationally with sensitivity to science;
  5. A commitment of mutual respect in academic environment;
  6. Service to community and nation.



Healthcare services under pristine beauty of mother nature is dream of masses living in cities. Hospital of our college is key component in such services with timely, effective, safe and quality outcomes. Accompanied with Ayurvedic physicians, physicians from allopathy, drug development scientists speak the paramountcy of our hospitals on this land of hills, forests and flowing rivers. It is well equipped Ayurvedic hospital with modern diagnostic tools viz., ECG, EEG, X-Ray, auto blood cell counter, biochemical analyzer etc. We have successfully identified the unique needs of the local community in this rural belt.

Our understanding for compassionate care in this area has added a modern operation theatre accoutered with multipara monitors, crash cart, medical gas pipeline etc. Specialists in gynecology from allopathy and Ayurveda with furnished labour theatre including neonatal incubator etc. enhance our hospital as Model Gynecological Center in this rural area.

Our 100-bed hospital affiliated to ALN Rao Memorial Ayurvedic Medical College is recognized for its excellence in patient and family-centered care for deprived population. Free health camps are part of this. Additionally, we also provide training to physicians, scientists and healthcare professionals. Our location in pollution free environment with diagnostic and treatment therapy meets the real criteria of Ayurvedic treatments. Conventional and hi-tech instruments of panchakarma center is captivating. Separate physiotherapy and naturopathy unit with presence of qualified experts and instruments like ultrasound therapy unit, traction therapy unit, wax therapy unit etc. augment to the quality of service. 

We have authorized sewage treatment plant (STP) with capacity of 20,000 liters/day and authorized biomedical waste disposal plant. Both of these plants are approved by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board. We actively support Sampoorna Suraksha Health Program under Dharmasthala Rural Development Program for free cashless insurance facility to card holders.