Remarkable Milestones
1929
Ayurveda Cakrawarti Pandith G.P. Wickramarachchi commenced the Gampaha Sidayurveda Vidyalaya with 20 students as the centre of learning of Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine as "Sidhayurveda Tradition" of medicine.
1951
Gampaha Sidayurveda Vidyalaya was declared as a state recognized academic institute of Ayurveda and Traditional system of medicine in Sri Lanka.
1982
Gampaha Siddhayurveda Vidyalaya was incorporated as Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Vidyalaya under the Ministry of Indigenous Medicine by the parliamentary Act No. 30.
1995
Uplifted as a university institute under the name of Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya through the extra ordinary Gazette Notification No. 862/8 under the University Act No. 16 of 1978.
1998
Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) degree programme was started.
2002
Several Postgraduate courses were started.

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The Founder of the Siddhayurveda Vidyalaya

Pandit G.P. Wickramarachchi
Ayurveda Chakravarti,College Director and Chairman of the Board of Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Members of the First Board of Management

Vaidya Welumperera Wickramarachchi

Vaidya D.S.Jayakody

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Former Principles

 

Dr.S.P.W.Siriwardhana

Dr.R.Rajapaksha

Dr.D.M.Jayasinghe

Dr.J.D.P.Jayakody

 

Dr.L.W.Weerasinghe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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View of the Siddhayurveda Vidyalaya

Prime Minister Hon. J.R.Jayawardane visited the Siddhayurveda pharmacy

Pandit G.P.Wickramarachchi Memorial Building

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