New building of Center for Excellence in clinical research for Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences was inaugurated on January 09 2021 at SDM Nature Cure Hospital, Shanthivana, Dharmasthala by Rev. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala & Sri. Shripad Yesso Naik, Hon’ble Minister of State for AYUSH, Independent Charge, Govt. of India. Sri Naleen Kumar Kateel, Hon’ble. BJP State President and Member of Parliament, Mangaluru, inaugurated the treatment section. Dr. S. Sacchidanand, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka inaugurated the Clinical Biochemistry lab. Sri Harish Poonja, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly, Belthangady, Karnataka, Sri. K Harish Kumar, Hon’ble Member of Legislative Council, Karnataka, Sri. K Prathapsimha Nayak,  Hon’ble Member of Legislative Council,  Karnataka, Smt. Meenakshi Negi, IFS, Hon’ble Commissioner, Directorate of AYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri. Vikram Singh, Director, Ministry of AYUSH (N&Y), Govt. of India, Sri D Harshendra Kumar, Secretary, SDME Society®, Ujire, Sri B. Seetharama Tholpadithaya, Secretary, Shanthivana Trust, Dharmasthala was present over the function.

Inaugural Ceremony was conducted at Amruthavarshini Sabha Bhavana, Dharmasthala. Poojya. Dr. D Veerendra Heggadeji presided over the function & delivered presidential address. Dr. B. Yashovarma,  Secretary, SDME Society®, Ujire welcomed the gathering, Dr. Prashanth Shetty, Principal & CMO SDMCNYS & YNCH shared the glimpses about the journey of Center of Excellence. Dr. Shivaprasad Shetty, Dean Division of Yoga delivered vote of thanks.