Name: Dr.S.N.Pandey
Designation: Vice Chancellor
Name of the University: Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, 
Ziro- 791120 (Arunachal Pradesh)

Education (Graduation onwards)
S.NO Institution Degree Awarded Year Field of study
Lucknow university
The Global Open University,Nagaland
M.Sc (Geriatric Care)
Geriatric Care
1. National Naturopathic College, Lucknow ND (Diploma in Naturopathy) 1970 Naturopathy
2. Science Academy of India, Lucknow ND (Doctor of Naturopathy) 1973 Naturopathy
3. World Association of integrated Medicine (South east Asian regional college of World University, Benson, Arizona, USA) Ph.D (Naturopathy)
2004 Naturopathy
Professional Fellowships:
  1. F.C.N.R (1983):
    Fellowship of National college of Naturopathy & research, Lucknow (U.P) after two years of teaching & research
  2. F.F.I.M (1992):
    Fellowship of Indian foundation of integrated medicine, New Delhi.
  3. F.W.A.I.M (2001):
    Fellowship of World Association of Integrated Medicine (South East Asian Regional College of World University, Benson, Arizona, USA)
Other Fellowship:
  1. F.T.S: Fellow of Theosophical Society
Honorary Academic Distinction:
Yog Prakritik Chiktsa Bhaskar (2008): Bhartiya Ayurved Vikas evam Viswa Vigyan Sodh Sanstha, Jaunpur
Professional Career:
S.NO Institution Position From (Date) To (Date)
1. Central council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN), Govt. of India, Ministry of Health & FW, Deptt. Of AYUSH, New Delhi. Research Assistant (NC) 21-08-1980 31-05-1981
2. Central council for research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN) Asst. Research officer (NC) 01-06-1981 31-03-2008
Additional Post Held: 
  Gandhi Nature Cure College, Begumpet, Hyderabad (Then affiliated to Osmania University  but now it is known as Govt. Naturopathy Medical College and affiliated to A.P University of Health Science, Vijayawada) Principal 1982 1985

Positions held after retirement from CCRYN in 2008.
Present Post:
3. School of Oriental Medicine, The Global Open University, Nagalanad, Dimapur (Nagaland) Prof. & Head 07-04-2008 29-5-2012
4. Indira Gandhi Technological and Mecial Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh Registrar Since inception of Univeristy in 2012 (Published in Extra Oridnary Gazette of AP- 30th May, 2012) 30-10-2012
    Vice Chancellor 1-11-2012 Till date -
5. International Felicitation
on the eve of 33rd World Management Congress by Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi
Emeritus Professorship and Indira Gandhi Chair 5-6, June,2013  


  1. Gold Medal (1993): Awarded in 1983 in the 1st International Conference of Alternative Medicine held in Calcutta on World AIDS Day (1.12.93) organized by Indian Board of Alternative Medicine, Calcutta

  2. Certificate of Honor: Awarded on 2.12.94 by Akhil Bhartiya Prakritik Chikitsa Anusandhan Parishad (HQ. Ambala) at New Delhi

  3. Gem of Alternative Medicine: Awarded on the occasion of 2nd International Congress of Alternative Medicine held on World Health Day (April,95) at Calcutta organized by Indian Board of Alternative Medicine, Calcutta. The other recipient of this award was former Prime Minister of India Late Shri Morarji Desai.

  4. Padamshri Prof. K.N.Udupa Memorial Oration Award: This award was conferred on 1st Nov. 1996 at Swatantra Bhawan, BHU by Indian Foundation for development if Integrated Medicine, Varanasi.

  5. Award of Excellence (IMNM-99 Award): Awarded in Integrated Medicine for New Millennium Conference held in Nov. 99 at New Delhi by WAIM, New Delhi

  6. Certificate of Merit & Memento: Awarded at Asian seminar on Indigenous System of Medicine, Rajgir, Nalanda(Bihar) organized in April, 2000 by Indian Medical Trust in Collaboration with Bihar Council on Science and Technology, Govt. of Bihar

  7. Honour & Memento:  For chairing a special session in ASSOCIATION OF SUGEONS OF INDIA conference CASICON-2001 held  in Patna in December, 2001

  8. Prakritik Chikitsa Ratna Award: Awarded in International Conference on Naturopathy at INYS, Bangalore in 2003

  9. Patanjali Award: Awarded in International Academia Integrated Medicine Conference held at IMA Bhawan, New Delhi in 2003

  10. Sewa Ratna Award: Awarded in 2nd International Seminar on Health and Environment held on 10th July 2005 at Great Eastern Hotel, Kolkata by Indian Board of Education and Research, Kolkata

  11. Certificate of Honour: On the auspicious occasion of 7th All India Conference on Naturopathy & Yoga held on Nov. 19 to 21, 2005 at Puri by Gandhi Prakritik Chikitsa Samiti, 15-Rajghat, New Delhi

  12. Vishwa Gaurav Sanman (2008): World Religious Parliament, New Delhi

  13. Lifetime Achievement Award (2010) Awarded in Health Summit 2010 on 7/4/2010 by Global Open University,Nagaland.

  14. Lifetime Achievement Award (2013) Awarded on the eve of 34th World Management Congress on 30th December,2013 by Indo Global Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in New Delhi.


Brief description of publications :

English: 6

  1. Conservation and Development of Medicinal Plants.
  2. Encyclopaedia of Drug Abuse Trafficking  & AIDS  (2 Volumes)
  3. Encyclopaedia of Nursing, Hospital and Health Care Management (2 Volumes)
  4. Organic farming and Compost technology
  5. Bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides and bio-insecticides
  6. Green agriculture & green manure


  1. Health Care Planning and Management ( In pipeline)
  2. Book on Massage.

Hindi:    3

1. Adhunik Vidyut Chikitsa (Out of print now)
2. Jeevan Sutra
3. Prakritik Chikitsa Darshan Evam Vyauhaar.


1. World Encyclopaedia of Geriatric Care (10 Volumes)
2. Research papers reports-18
3. General Articles-150
4. Patents-Nil
5. Editorial Experience :-
    1 Weekly paper,
    1 biweekly paper,
    1 Monthly Magazine,
    1 Quarterly Journal,

6. Survey report 1 (Status of AYUSH in NRHM in 21 States of India) published by NHSRC, Govt of India.

7. Booklets on Mental Health -3 (Published by Psychiatry Deptt of PGIMER & Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi.)

Name of selected publications which were highly appreciated and widely circulated:

  1. Book

Jeevan Sutra (Hindi), 2002
Summary of the work reported in the above publication.
This book basically deals with various aspects of life and health throwing light on wide ranging subjects including how people are effected by their surroundings and how they can get rid of the negative aspects by making certain modifications in their ways of living & thinking.

  1. Journal Edited

Yogic Prakaritik Jeevan Sandesh bilingual quarterly journal of Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (A Govt. of India Organization)-2007-08
Summary of the work reported in the above publication.
This journal to which I have edited for quite some time specially contained research articles on various aspects relating to health & disease, impact of nature on health, lifestyle interventions in tune with nature, ecological problems, impact of industrialization on physical and mental health etc. aiming at conservation of natural resources, use of bio technology for positive health and caring mother and child for the health of the nation.

  1. Translation

Prakritik Chikitsa Darshan evam Vyauhaar (Famous book of Dr. Henry Lindlahr translated from English to Hindi and published by CCRYN in 2009.)
Summary of the work reported in the above publication.
This book deals with various aspects of health, causative factors of disease; importance of keeping environment clean; impact of Earth, Air, water, Sunlight, Weather on health; Importance of living in tune with nature; Importance of Bio-farming; Health problems of man & woman of all age groups including children & pregnant mothers etc.


Some important contributions to the systems of Yoga & Naturopathy and to CCRYN

  1. Introduced planned research oriented protocols in the field of Nature Cure in 1981 for the first time in the country.
  2. Saving the closure of Gandhi Nature Cure College, Hyderabad which  was then the single  Nature Cure College affiliated to a University in the Country, serving as its Administrative Officer and Principal in 1982-85
  3. Standardization  of teaching  and training  in Naturopathy by being associated  with  several  universities in the country in various capacities.
  4. Up- gradation  of the Nature Cure courses to BNYS degree level in the capacity  of Chairman of Inspection Commission appointed by A.P. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. 

  5. Saving CCRYN from becoming defunct during three years long Yoga Employees strike in nineties.
  6. During 1980 assisted the former Director, CCRYN and contributed  actively in introduction of Yoga in schools of Delhi Administration and Central Schools
  7. Contributed in materializing CCRYN Specialized O.P.D (Yoga & Naturopathy) for Cardiac and Psychiatric Patients and Lifestyle Intervention Centre at Dr. R.M.L. Hospital, New Delhi and Yoga & Naturopathy OPD and Lifestyle Intervention Centres at Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi and University College of Medical Sciences and G.T.B. Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi and served as incharge of said units till retirement from CCRYN on 31st March, 2008.

Contribution to Universities:

  1. As Professor and Head, School of Oriental Medicine, The Global Open University, Nagaland- designed and introduced several new Diploma, UG and PG courses on Mental Health , Yoga and Naturopathy through distance mode of learning and guided many for their M.Phil and Ph.D.
  2. As Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, AP established an independent division of skill development and identified over 2000 skills for teaching and training. In the years to come, as the seeds sown now sprouts, this university may come up as an international destination of learners and researchers for innovative courses
Latest Research project Completed: Title of Projects Source of Fund Amount Duration
1. Research/survey on status & role of AYUSH under NRHM (Covering 21 States.) National Health Systems Resource Center (NHSRC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi Rs. 24.82 Lac 16-06-08 to
(Survey report Published)

Languages known :

Can read, write and speak well
Hindi,  English and Burmese (National language of Myanmar).

Association with Professional and  charitable organizations :

President:  Indian Nature Cure Practitioners’ Association, New Delhi.
This is an all India organization of Nature Cure Practitioners.
President:    Ped Panchayat, New Delhi.
This organization is working in the field of environment protection and tree plantation.
Founder Trustee:   Sharad Foundation, Faridabad (Haryana).
This trust is known for transforming life of women and children from socially and economically under privileged section of the society through Skill development. Health and environment are other areas of activity of this trust.
Vice President:  SHEOWS (Saint Hardayal Educational & Orphans Welfare Society), New Delhi.
This society is running Guru Vishram Vridh Ashram which is a unique Old Age Home where majority of the inmates are Alzheimer and dementia patients driven away from home.All are cared free.
Director     Yugrishi Arogya Dham (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy Hospital), New Delhi.
This is a unique, world class integrated health care destination run by Vishwa Jagriti Mission, New Delhi.
Dr. Pandey had organized, attended and chaired several workshops, seminars and conferences and  had to his credit a number of awards and honours from different national and international organizations for being a legendry lifestyle interventionist and naturopathic practitioner; researcher, author, editor, philosopher, educationist and reformist. He believes in leading a useful and dignified life and contributes in whatever way he can for making this world a better place to live in for all.


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