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Prof. Ram Harsh Singh, Ph.D., NAA, NAIM
Distinguished Professor & Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Ayurveda, Banaras Hindu University.
Varanasi- 221 005, India
6, Ganga Bagh Colony, Lanka,
Varanasi – 221 005, Uttar Pradesh

Phone: (Residence):  0542-2367304;
Mobile: 094523 01033


Date and Place of birth
Jan 10, 1942


  • ABMS, Ayurvedacharya, Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery from BHU 1961 with Top Rank career.
  • Advanced PG Diploma in Indian Philosophy and Religion, BHU.
  • Ph.D. in Kayachikitsa from Banaras Hindu University, 1969 under guidance of Padmashri Prof. K.N. Udupa.
  • D.Litt. From K.S. Sanskrit University. 1982
  • FNA IM: Fellow National Academy of Indian Medicine, 1976
  • Jewel Member, All India Academy of AYURVED, New Delhi 2003
  • MD (Hons, )- Medicina Alternativa

Academic and Administrative positions held

  • Professor (Emeritus), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Lecturer in Kayachikitsa at BHU, 1964 -73; Reader in Kayachikitsa at BHU, 1973-85; Professor of Kayachikitsa at BHU 1985-2004; Visiting Professor, Wonkwang Digital University, Repulblic of Korea; Visiting Professor, Mt. Madonna school of Ayurvedic Medicine U.S.A.; Professor Emeritus,  Banaras Hindu University w.e.f. May 15, 2007;


Head, Deptt. of Kayachikitsa at BHU  1984 -86, 1988-90, 1995-98, 2001-03; Dean, Faculty of Ayurved at BHU  2001-03; Chief Proctor, BHU, 1995-96; Hony, Director Malviya Bhawan & Bhawan & coordinator, Center for Yoga, BHU 1989-2003; Senior Consultant Physician, University Hospital, BHU; Vice Chancellor, Rajasthan Ayurved University Jodhpur w.e.f. Feb. 2003-Feb -. 2006


Academic achievements

Guided 35 Ph.D  and  100 MD; published 15 books and 200 research papers in National & International Journals; attended over 200 National  & International Conferences including about 50 held abroad.

Awards and Recognitions

Life time achievement and Kasturba Oration Award of MGIMS 2007; The prestigious Vd. Ram Narayan Sharma National Research Award carrying cash prize Rs. 1.5 Lakh for outstanding contribution in the field of Ayurveda by HE The President of India; Hari Om Ashram award; Jivak award of Asian Medicine;  Purna Swasthya award;  Sri Ram Narayan Sharma best teachers award; Gyan Kalyan Trust award of HRD Ministry; Captain Sri Niwas Murthy Gold Medal; Dnanwantri Award 2005; Ayurved Piyushpani Award of All  India Ayurvedic Congress 2005; Professor C. Dwarkananth Memorial Award of IASTAM, 2004; Distinguished Alumni Award of Bannaras Hindul University 2008.



  • National Academy of Indian Medicine; Jewel Member, National Academy of Ayurved;

Chairman/Vice-Chairman/Member- Technical Committees and Boards Chairman/ President

  • Chairman-  Scientific  Advisory Committee of the Central Council for  Ayurvedic Research, Ministry of Health and FW, Govt . of India.
  • President, Indian Academy of Yoga
  • Chairman, South East Asia Region Workship of WHO  Consultancy on Development of Guidelines  for Panchakarm Therapy.


    • National Comission for History of Science, INSA 2002                   .
    • Expert Member of SAG on Traditional Medicine at ICMR, CSIR,  CCRAS, CDRI, NIMHANS, DST etc;.
    • Monitoring committee for the project ' Science  Initiative in Ayurveda'.
    • On Editorial Board of four National Journals  JRAS, Ayus International, Heritage Healing, Journal of Social Gerontology, Journal of Research and Education in Indian Medicine, J.CAM (USA).

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