Govt. Ayurvedic College Jammu was established in the year 1962, but closed in 1975 with zero batch from 1969 by the Government. Time to time different committees has been constituted for commissioning the same but unable to start due to non fulfillment of the Minimum Standards of Requirement prescribed by GoI. After a lapse of 44 years in the year 2017, Government has started 1st batch of BAMS (UG) course with 50 intake in make shift arrangement from Indira chowk Jammu.

Lord Brahma has created Ayurveda even before the creation of mankind & most of the ancient research work in Ayurveda a science of life was carried out in the Himalayan region including Chenab (Chanderbhaga) Valley. Renowned Ayurvedic Physician Acharya Charak’s teacher (Guru) Punarvasu Atreya was also called Chanderbhagi as his mother’s name was Chanderbhaga means he also belongs to this area of Chenab. Again on 14th July, 2021 Hon’ble LG, UT .
Principal, Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College Akhnoor.