Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University is an educational institution promoting the role of yoga in the modern medical sciences and research. The institute, which has been operating for more 25 years, has supported and enabled thousands of students with an interest in yoga and its connection to medicine to conduct research, both independently and in collaboration with dozens of medical institutions around the world.

IDRF Partner Since: At least 2002

Focus Area: Education

Location: Karnataka

Project Title: Women’s Hostel


The construction of a women’s hostel will more than double the capacity of the university to support female students. The hostel will house nearly 500 women ranging from the bachelors to PHD level.