The Panchasheel Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Khamgaon is one of the pioneering institution in the field of Homoeopathic education in India, established in the year 1959. It is governed by the Panchasheel Homoeopathic Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, a registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 by eminent social workers and freedom fighter in 1959. The founder principal Dr. R. G. Kavishwar alias Babasaheb Kavishwar was felicitated by the then his excellency Honorable Shri Krishnakant Vice-President of India on the eve of Silver Jubilee function of central council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi in December 1998 for his tireless efforts for propagation of homoeopathy and his contribution in homoeopathic education.
The College was established with view to cater the needs of aling masses in rural and urban area in Buldhana Dist. through Homoeopathic and Bio-Chemic system of medicines from 1959 when there was dearth of medical practitioners and also lack of transportation. The college was recognized under the provisions of the Homoeopathic and Bio-Chemic Practitioners Act1959, was affiliated to the Court of Examiners of Homoeopathic and Bio-Chemic systems of Medicine, Mumbai for conducting the Diploma course in Homoeopathic and Bio-Chemic systems of Medicine of Two years and Three Years Duration. Since 1973 The college has switched over to the Diploma Course in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery of Four Years duration. In the year 1983 the Central Council of Homoeopathy New Delhi, has framed the regulations to start uniform courses of Homoeopathy education throughout India. viz. D.H.M.S., B.H.M.S. and Graded B.H.M.S. The college has stated Four Years D.H.M.S. Course including Six months of Internship by the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi from the session 1983-84. The Govt. of Maharashtra was pleased to grant permission to this institute to conduct BHMS Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery, a degree course of Five and Half Years Duration Including One Year Internship. And was affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati and since 1998 is affiliated Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.
The post Graduate Courses (M.D. Homoeopathy) in Five specialty subjects viz. Homoeopathic Philosophy, Materia Medica, Repertory, Practice of Medicine and Paediatrics as framed by the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi, has been started since 2002-2003. And was affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati and since 2006-2007 is affiliated Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.
The college is housed in its own elegant building in a most graceful premise of 4 acres of land, with beautiful landscape. All the teaching departments have been adequately housed in this building, specious lecture theatres, well ventilated & equipped laboratories, museums with attractive & educative display of specimens, the dissection hall & the seminar rooms and herbal garden.
The college has its own 40 bedded Homoeopathy hospital housed in Hahnemann Mansion, in the heart of town, imparting services to the ailing humanity. The hospital has medicine, Surgery, Gyn./Obst. and Paediatrics wards. Hospital has OPD unit’s clinical pathology, operation theatre, x-ray unit physiotherapy yoga and rehabilitation unit too. The hospital has mobile medico van & provides regular health services to the people in rural & urban areas in the vicinity of the college by way of arranging Homoeopathic Camps, school health programmes, health exhibition. The national social service, which is granted by Maharashtra University of Health Science Nashik to this college, the most efficient & experienced teaching and non-teaching staff of the college manages the entire clinical activities of the college & of the hospital.
The college has the separate hostel for boys & girls, with all the amenities like recreation hall. A big Ground in front of the building for outdoor games, telephone, Internet facility Wi-Fi is also being provided. The staff quarters for Teaching, Non-Teaching and Hospital Staff are provided in college and hospital premises. The guest house and canteen is also available in the college premises.
Panchasheel Homoeopathic Medical College is only institute providing homoeopathic education in Buldhana dist. and Post Graduate education in Vidarbha Region.