Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senarathne


Mr. Anura Jayawickrama


Health for all through Ayurveda and Indigenous Medical system.


Formulation of policies required for the conservation of the people's health and maintaining good health conditions through the extension of Ayurveda System Island wide, maintain services for prevention of diseases, health care rehabilitation and development on an exemplary level, identify and implement strategies necessary for the propagation of Ayurvedic Medical System globally.

You are welcome to the Official website of the Department of Ayurveda. Department of Ayurveda is established under the enactment of Ayurveda act, No. 31 of 1961. The Commissioner for Ayurveda is responsible for the supervision and administrative control of the Department.

Department of Ayurveda is subjects to the direction and control of the Ministry of Indigenous Medicine. Ministry of Indigenous Medicine was created on 14th of February 1980. Ministry were assigned the supervision and execution of policy in respect of institutions, subjects and functions categorized under "Ayurvedic Medical Services"

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Deputy Minister

Hon. Faizal Cassim

Mr. Palitha Weerakoon Comissioner of Ayurveda