Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College and Hospital (GYNMCH)

The Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College and Hospital (GYNMCH) is an educational institution attached to a hospital located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.[2]

Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College & Hospital
அரசு யோகா மற்றும் இயற்கை மருத்துவக்கல்லூரி & மருத்துவமனை.
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TypeNaturopathy Medical College
ManagementDepartment of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu
AffiliationsThe Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University & National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune.


The Institute was established in the year 2000[3] and conducts a medical degree course in naturopathy and yoga including one year's internship.

The college is owned by the government of Tamil Nadu. In 2015, it began offering postgraduate programs.


The official emblem of the college has a yoga pose, rising of sune and some herbals.

Yoga pose that placed in emblem is Vrischikasana (which denotes scorpion like posture) and Yoga is integral part of Naturopathy.

Rising of sun denotes the heliotherapy (method of treatment in naturopathy).

Herbals denote the herbal medicine and diet therapy in naturopathy treatments.


The college is guided by National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune which is run by the government of India.[4] The head of the institution is principal N. Manavalan [5]


  1. ^ "BNYS - the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University".
  2. ^ "Free lectures on Yoga in city". 22 June 2019.
  3. ^ "BNYS - the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University".
  4. ^ "Welcome to National Institute of Naturopathy Pune".
  5. ^ "Govt. Yoga and Naturopathy medical college & Hospital, Arinagar anna Govt hospital of Indian medicine campus, arumbakkam, chennai-106".