‘Among the 8 branches of Ayurveda child health was given primary importance by Kashyapa. Other founders of Ayurveda focused on general medicine.’ Said Prof. Lakshmeesha Upadya, Dean and Head, Dept. of Kaumarabhritya, J.S.S. Medical Ayurveda College, Mysore speaking at the inauguration of Sri Dharmasthala Mathrushree RathnammaHeggade Memorial National seminar on child health care ‘Kumara Bharana – 2018’ on February 24th organised by Dept. of Kaumarabhritya in S.D.M. College of Ayurveda, Udupi. Prof. B.R. Dodamani, Dean, PG Studies presided, department head Prof. Prathviraj Puranik welcomed. Dr. Chethan Kumar V. K, Associate Professor proposed vote of thanks. Dr. Shrinidhi Dhanya B.S., Assistant Professor and Dr. Saritha T., Assistant Professor Compered.