To become a Global Pharma Innovator , a company that continuously develop innovative medicines.
To contribute to the enrichment of the quality of the life around the world by manufacturing of safe and standardized Ayurvedic Classical & Proprietary products by using modern technology but not compromising on the concept laid dawn in Ayurveda .
Alva Pharmacy was established by Dr Mohan Alva in 1981 for providing genuine, classically manufactured Ayurvedic Medicine. To start with, there were 10 classical products, 5 patent products developed by Dr Mohan Alva, Alva's pharmacy went on with progressive development by manufacturing classical medicines with modern approach. With the knowledge and experience of Dr Mohan Alva in the field of Ayurveda, he developed new formulations. Modern equipments have been added to the manufacturing techniques to systematize manufacturing work with quality testing equipped laboratory and qualified expert techniques, subject experts and research staff. This is in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP).
Ayurveda system of medicine has a glorious tradition of delivering the good result even when things become critical. It has always been ardent desire to see that the formula of preparation of Ayurveda Medicine is kept undiluted to the letter of the word. Measures are also taken to maintain the traditional aura and aroma pervading through the drugs using clay and porcelain utensils.
Presently Alva Pharmacy is a GMP Certified pharmacy. In addition, Alva Pharmacy got Control Union Certification for Organic production methods 2004 onwards. In the mean time the pharmacy bagged good name and fame in and around Karnataka and other states which gave a great stimulus to the founder to go ahead, as result of the same the number of products have been increased from 63 to 150. At present nearly 150 acres of land has been allotted for the cultivation and demonstration plot with 1500 varieties of rare & endogenous herbal plants. The garden on receiving the certification for organic cultivation lent its utmost contribution in raw drug supply, nearly 178 different organic herbal raw materials are available with us.
The control union certification has helped the organic method of herbal raw material Cultivation and Medicine preparation to reach international market in the form of raw material as well as prepared medicine.
Alvas Pharmacy is located at Mijar, 7 kms from Moodbidri, 26 kms from Mangalore on the NH-169. This place is well connected by all modes of transport. The nearest railway station is Mangalore Central & the nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport located at 27 Kms and 22 KMS respectively from Alva's Pharmacy.
Dr. M. Mohan Alva was born in an agrarian family on 31st May, 1952 in Mijar, a small village near Moodbidri. Dr. Alva had his early education in his native village and later he secured his Bachelor's degree in Ayurvedic Medicine from Udupi. With his hard work and dedication he has become an icon in the field of education, Indian medicine, sports and culture to name a few. Today he is an established leader in all these and many more. The true self of Dr. Mohan Alva is an embodiment of humaneness and selfless service and these values he has been able to spread in the youth who are studying in various institutions of Alva's, they are 9,500 strong. He is known for his charitable work and concern for the poor in the true sense, cutting across cast, creed, sex and religion. His charitable work reflects a spectrum of areas, prominently in his concern for those afflicted with HIV,those with merit and who cannot pursue education due to financial problems, inculcating, excellence in sports, his concern for environment,tireless worker for the upkeep and spread of Indian classical and traditional music and dance. His concern for growth of Kannada literature is legendary.
Moodbidri being a small town, the people around it found it very difficult to get quality higher education in professional and non professional courses. They had to travel a long distance of 40-50 kms for pursuing graduation, realizing this difficulty Dr. Alva established ALVA'S EDUCATION FOUNDATION in the year 1995, under this foundation he thought of establishing institutions providing basic education starting from Pre-University, Degree courses in streams like Arts, Commerce and Science, he also established institutions in Medical sciences in particular Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Naturopathy and Yoga at Graduate level and Post Graduate courses in Ayurveda and Para Medical Courses in Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medical Laboratory Technology, along with this realizing the need for standard Technical education he also started a full-fledged Engineering College - Alva's Institute of Engineering & Technology.