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International Conference on Science of Rudraksha

October 27-28, 2023

Organized By: 

Centre for Research on Rudraksha (CeRR) 

Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology

(Deemed to be University), Meerut

Uttar Pradesh, India 

Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Ayurvedic Medical College &

Research Center (KSVAMC&RC)
Shobhit University, Gangoh, Saharanpur 

Uttar Pradesh, India

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About the University

Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut, a milestone of the dreams of our inspirer Babu Vijendra Kumar Ji, has been granted Deemed-to-be University status by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development. The University is NAAC A Accredited, Research-intensive, Multidisciplinary University that values high-quality teaching in a milieu of globally competitive high-end research. The university is ranked by Week-Hansa Survey - 2016 as one among the top twenty universities of India in multi-disciplinary non-government category. It has recently been awarded Nation's Best Institution Award for promoting Industry Academia interface by ASSOCHAM. The university has been also certified by ISO 9001:2008 and is included in the list of Universities maintained by the International Association of Universities. The University is bolstered by a highly distinguished and eminent faculty and sturdy research facilities at its ‘smart campus’. The University has progression agreements with foreign Universities such as University of Westminster, UK; Deakin University, Australia and various MOUs with industries and other institutions for effective dissemination of knowledge and students exchange programs. The University offers a wide range of graduate, postgraduate and research programs.

Organized By:

Centre for Research on Rudraksha (CeRR): The CeRR is dedicated to promoting the scientific basis of Rudraksha for a sustainable and healthy society. Established Shobhit University, Meerut, it carries forward the scientific legacy initiated by the Professor (Dr.) D. V. Rai, former Vice Chancellor of the University at Shobhit University. The CeRR is committed to uncovering the secrets of Rudraksha. 

Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Center (KSVAMC&RC): KSVAMC&RC, a constituent college of Shobhit University, Gangoh is a prominent institution dedicated to the study and research of Ayurveda, one of the oldest systems of medicine. With a focus on holistic well-being, the college promotes traditional knowledge and explores the potential of ancient wisdom in contemporary healthcare.

At ICSR2023, we bring together thought leaders and experts in the domain of Rudrakhsa to share their knowledge and insights. Join us for two days of engaging talks and discussions. This is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends and advancements in the field of Rudrakhsa.​

The Conference
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About ICSR2023

Rudraksha or Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb (Syn. E. sphaericus Gaertn; Family Elaeocarpaceae) fruits are popular from ancient times for their religious, aesthetic and medicinal importance . Rudraksha trees are commonly found in India (specifically in Himalayan and  Gangetic plains regions), Nepal, Indonesia and Java.  Medicinal importance of Rudraksha varies with specific Mukhi; each Mukhi has its specific biomedical application.  Presence of several biochemical and phyto-constituents improves the medicinal value of Rudraksha. It has intrinsic electromagnetic properties that imparted positive changes in the bio-electromagnetism of the human body in a life-supporting manner and maintain the overall well being. It is said to help with peace of mind, clarity of thought, balance of emotions, reducing stress, improving mental health, and boosting immunity. It also believed to help an individual bring out their inner power, knowledge, and strength. It is widely used in religious ceremonies and rituals to invoke divine blessings and protection. It is said to help reduce the effects of negative planetary influences, bring prosperity and spiritual awakening, and bring good luck. Considering the holistic and therapeutic importance of Rudraksha beads Shobhit University, India, is continually trying to bring out the scientific consequence of our Ancient Wisdom that has been lost by the young generation, taking into account the values and advantages lauded years.

 The International Conference on the Science of Rudraksha (ICSR-2023) is a prestigious event organized by the Centre for Research on Rudraksha (CeRR) in collaboration with Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Ayurvedic Medical College & Research Center (KSVAMC&RC) and Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology. This conference aims to provide a platform for scientists, professionals, and researchers to exchange knowledge, present research findings, and explore the various dimensions of Rudraksha, including its history, medicinal properties, and spiritual significance.


Conference Objectives:

The conference's overarching theme is the scientific exploration of Rudraksha and its applications in diverse fields. The primary objectives of ICSR-2023 are as follows:

  1. Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and the exchange of ideas among experts in spirituality, astrology, material science, health science, medical science, life science, agriculture, metaphysics, pharmaceuticals, and bioenergy.

  2. Promote evidence-based research on Rudraksha and its impact on spiritual well-being, mental health, stress reduction, and overall human well-being.

  3. Create a platform for researchers to present their scientific findings, share advancements, and engage in meaningful discussions.

  4. Preserve and disseminate ancient wisdom, traditions, and knowledge associated with Rudraksha. 5. Foster international cooperation and networking among professionals interested in Rudraksha research and its applications.

Conference Themes

  1. Rudraksha: Botany, Ecology, and Conservation.

  2. Scientific Analysis of Rudraksha Beads: Properties and Significance.

  3. Rudraksha and Holistic Well-being: Health, Healing, and Meditation.

  4. Rudraksha in Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine Systems.

  5. Rudraksha and Spiritual Practices: Insights from Ancient Texts and Scriptures.

  6. Rudraksha and Modern Science: Exploring the Neurological and Physiological Effects.

  7. Rudraksha and Material Sciences: Applications in Technology and Engineering.

  8. Rudraksha and Cultural Perspectives: Symbolism and Rituals across Different Traditions.

  9. Rudraksha and Sustainable Development: Socio-economic and Environmental Aspects.

  10. Rudraksha Research and Innovations: Future Directions and Collaborations.



We are proud to bring together renowned experts and thought leaders in the domain of Rudrakhsa from around the world to share their knowledge and insights.


Organizing Committees'

             Dr. Shobhit Kumar
               Hon’ble Chairman, Shobhit University, Meerut
 Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra
               Hon’ble Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut
             Prof. Jayana
             Vice Chancellor, Shobhit University, Meerut
             Prof. Ranjit Sing
Vice Chancellor, Shobhit University, Gangoh
Dr. Shailendra Bhardwaj
               Principal, KSVAMC&RC, Gangoh
                 Prof. Divya Prakash
                 Shobhit University, Meerut
Prof. Sandeep Kumar, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Manisha Rastogi, Shobhit University, Meerut

Prof. Tarun Sharma, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Alpana Joshi, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Subrata Das, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Krishnanand, KSVAMC&RC, Gangoh
Prof.. Rajiv Dutta, Dean, SBE&LS, Gangoh
Prof. Madan Kaushik,, AVIPS, Shobhit University, Gangoh

Organizing Secretary:
Dr. Sudheesh Shukla, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Shiva Sharma, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Sugandha Verma,  KSVAMC&RC, Gangoh
Dr. Bhupendra Chauhan, AVIPS, Shobhit University, Gangoh

Co-Organizing Secretary:
Dr. Aniket Kumar, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Jayanta Mahato, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Jyoti Sharma, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Meenakshi, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Neha Bist, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Deepika Sharma, AVIPS, Shobhit University, Gangoh
Dr. Julfikar Ali, AVIPS, Shobhit University, Gangoh
Dr. Himani Bajaj, AVIPS, Shobhit University, Gangoh
Mr. Rupesh Kumar, Shobhit University, Meerut
Mr. Priyank Bharti, Shobhit University, Meerut
Mr. Pradeep Sharma, KSVAMC&RC, Gangoh
Dr. Anvesha Sinha, Shobhit University, Meerut
Dr. Rakhi Bhardwaj, COER, Roorkee, Uttarakhand
Ms. Anupama Chaudhary, Shobhit University, Meerut
Ms. Sweety Pal, Shobhit University, Meerut

Ms. Mansi Saini, Shobhit University, Meerut

Advisory Committee
Prof. Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, NJIT, USA
Prof. Penny P Govender, University of Johannesburg, RSA
Prof. Bidhash C Paria, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Prof. Jihun Lee, JBNU, South Korea
Dr. Abha Aggarwal, Scientist-F (Retd)., ICMR, NewDelhi
Prof Girish Joshi, ICT, Mumbai
Prof. Santanu Dhara, IIT, Kharagpur
Prof. A.K. Tiwari, Head Radiology, LLRM, Meerut
Prof. Rambir Singh, Mizoram University
Dr. Neha Singh, Manipal University Jaipur
Dr. Aysu Yarman,University of Potsdam, Germany
Dr. Sandipan Roy, KAIST, South Korea
Dr. Malabendu Jana, Rush Medical College, USA
Dr. William Reis, UNICAMP, Brazil
Dr. William Anku, CSIR, Ghana
Dr. Tanvir Arfin, NEERI, Nagpur
Dr. Ajit Sharma, LPU, Jalandhar
Dr. Mridul Shukla, NBRI, Lucknow
Dr. Amit Kumar Singh, VSB Engineering College, Karur
Dr. Swapnil Rai, Amity University, Gwalior
Dr. Nitika Thakur, Shoolini University, Solan
Dr. Monika Visht, Amity University, Gurgaon
Dr. Jagriti Narang, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
Dr. Rafique UI Islam, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari
Dr. Moumita Kotal, Maharishi Markandeswar Deemed University,
Dr. Bindu Mangala, J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology,
Faridabad, Haryana
Dr. Shiv Patel, IIT, Delhi
Dr. Shani Tiwari, NIO, Goa
Dr. Sachin S Sakat, Vishwakarma University, Pune
Dr. Nagendra Kumar Kaushik, Kwangoon University, South Korea
Dr. Arvind Singh, Jagson Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Delh


Past Events

Dates to Remember

Paper Submission

Decision Notification

Final Submission

Date of Registration

Date of Nomination for the Award

Date of the Conference

October 10, 2023

October 10, 2023

October 15, 2023

October 10, 2023 (Early Bird Registration)

October 10, 2023

27-28 October 2023

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Membership Registration Link

Call for Paper(s)​

Researchers, professionals, and students are invited to submit their original research papers and abstracts related to the conference theme. The submissions should not exceed 250 words for abstracts or five A4-size sheets for full-length papers. All submissions must be sent via email to by October 10, 2023.


Conference Themes

  1. Rudraksha: Botany, Ecology, and Conservation

  2. Scientific Analysis of Rudraksha Beads: Properties and Significance

  3. Rudraksha and Holistic Well-being: Health, Healing, and Meditation

  4. Rudraksha in Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine Systems

  5. Rudraksha and Spiritual Practices: Insights from Ancient Texts and Scriptures

  6. Rudraksha and Modern Science: Exploring the Neurological and Physiological Effects

  7. Rudraksha and Material Sciences: Applications in Technology and Engineering

  8. Rudraksha and Cultural Perspectives: Symbolism and Rituals across Different Traditions

  9. Rudraksha and Sustainable Development: Socio-economic and Environmental Aspects

  10. Rudraksha Research and Innovations: Future Directions and Collaborations


  • Peer-reviewed international journals

  • Scopus indexed journals

  • UGC CARE listed journals,

  • Web of Science

  • Conference proceedings.



Early Bird Registration

Rs 6000/-

Rs 5000/-

Rs 4000/-

Rs 6500/-

General Participants

Shobhit Biomedical Society

Scientists/Faculties/Research Scholars/ Students

Corporate Industries


Regular Registration

Rs 6500/-

Rs 5500/-

Rs 4500/-

Rs 7000/-

Participation and Sponsorship

The conference organizers extend a warm invitation to organizations to participate as sponsors or exhibitors. This provides a valuable opportunity to enhance the visibility of their organizations among intellectuals and establish strategic relationships with scientific professionals. Participating organizations can promote their products and services and build awareness among the relevant target audience in a cost-effective manner. For more details on sponsorship options and benefits, please refer to the attached format.


Participants can remit the registration fees to the designated university account. The completed registration form, along with a copy of the payment slip or demand draft, should be sent to the Coordinator, Centre for Research on Rudraksha, Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be University), Meerut. Online registration is also available on the university's website. Participants are advised to follow the provided instructions and complete the registration process within the specified deadlines.

University A/c No- 496604010029158
Name of Account holder- Shobhit University, Meerut
IFSC Code- UBIN0549665
Name of Bank- Union Bank of India
Shastri Nagar, Meerut (UP)

Branch Code- 549665

The duly filled form along with a copy of payment slip/ Demand Draft should be sent to the Coordinator, Centre for Research on Rudraksha, Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be University), NH-58, Modipuram, Meerut, 250001. U.P.


The conference organizers will provide accommodation facilities to delegates on afirst-come, first-served basis. Various options are available, including university hostels, guest houses, and hotels in Meerut. Participants can indicate their preferred accommodation type in the registration form. Tariffs may vary, and the prevailing rates at the time of the conference will apply.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


Accomodation Type
University Hostel
Guest House

Charges Per Person/Day
Rs 1500/-
Rs 2500/-
Rs 5000-7000/-

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Participation in Rudraksha Mela


We cordially invite you to participate as a Sponsor/Exhibitor as per the options mentioned in the attached format. We ensure that the event will serve as a wonderful opportunity to enhance your organization visibility in front of intellectuals and will provide a platform to build strategic relationships with the scientific professionals. The event provides a cost-effective way to promote your organization and build awareness about your products and services amongst the relevant audiences. We look forward for your active participation. Please feel free to contact for any clarifications or suggestions.


Organization and agencies related to Medical, Agriculture, Food, Environment, Bioinformatics, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Spirituality, Mythology and Biomedical are invited to exhibit gamut of activities, products and equipment during the conference. Exhibitors are requested to seize the opportunities to demonstrate the coveted information to the galaxy of academic scientific, professional and industrial audience, who urge to obtain the Rudraksha or Rudraksha related products.  The exhibition stalls of various firms during the conference will be provided a 3mX2m area with the booking charge of Rs. 15000/- during Rudraksha mela. 

Sponsorship Tariff:



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till August 30, 2023. Later on 21000/-

Sponsorship Registration link:

About the City

Meerut, often referred to as the "Historian Paradise" and the "Sports Capital of India," offers a unique blend of historical significance and geographical beauty.The city played a pivotal role in India's struggle for independence and is home to the Meerut Cantonment, established by the British East India Company. With itsstrategic location, Meerut enjoys a pleasant climate and easy access to picturesque weekend getaways and tourist destinations such as Hastinapur, Prakshatgarh, Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Shukrataal.
Meerut serves as a hub for trading activities, agriculture, and various industries, including manufacturing, handicrafts, and sports goods. The city is known for its rich heritage, architectural landmarks, and wildlife sanctuaries. Augharnath Temple, Gandhi Bagh, and national sanctuaries offer exciting sightseeing opportunities. Furthermore, Meerut's accessibility through well-connected road and rail networks, as well asits proximity to the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi (approximately 100 km away), make it easily accessible for conference participants.

Climate Condition 

Meerut experiences pleasant climate during the month of November. The temperature varies from 32 degree Celsius highest to 14 degree Celsius lowest recorded temperature.

How to reach ?

Meerut is well connected via road to major cities like Delhi, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Haridwar, etc. The aerial distance from New Delhi to Meerut is 62 km while the road distance between New Delhi to Meerut is 70 km. Three national highways (NH-58, NH-119 and NH-235) pass through Meerut. There are 2 main bus terminals, namely Bhainsali bus terminal and Sohrab Gate bus terminal from where Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) ply within the city, the near by cities and even all over the state of U.P. Meerut lies on the Delhi-Saharanpur electrified railway line and it has four railway stations namely, Meerut City, Meerut Cantt., Partapur and PabliKhas. The nearest Air Port is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is in New Delhi and it is around 100 km away from Meerut.

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