In the heart of Coimbatore, India, stands a beacon of Ayurvedic excellence – The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (Coimbatore) Limited. A name synonymous with heritage and innovation in the realm of Ayurveda, AVP Group has been a trailblazer since its inception in the 1940s. Embarking on a journey to ‘Touch Lives Through Ayurveda’, AVP has not only upheld tradition but also ventured into uncharted territories to become a global source of authentic Ayurvedic products and services. Central to AVP’s philosophy is an unwavering commitment to quality and authenticity. The selection of herbs and ingredients for their formulations is a meticulous process, guided by the wisdom of ancient Ayurvedic texts. Rigorous testing in state-of-the-art research facilities ensures that efficacy remains the hallmark of every product bearing the AVP seal. This devotion to aligning with Ayurveda’s core principles has elevated AVP to a revered position in the industry.
Leading this endeavor is C. Devidas Varier, a visionary who assumed the mantle of Managing Director in 2021. With a lineage steeped in Ayurveda, being the grandson of Arya Vaidya P.V. Rama Varier, and son of P.V. Chandrasekhara Varier, his ascendancy was a natural progression. With over28 years of operational acumen, Varier’s influence extended beyond boundaries. His leadership was instrumental in propelling the brand onto the global stage, exemplified by the establishment of AVP Baltics in 2015, expanding the brand’s footprint significantly.
Varier’s journey began as a management trainee in 1993, a humble yet pivotal start that allowed him to immerse himself in the company’s ethos. His profound understanding of Ayurveda, coupled with a strategic vision for the company’s growth, bore fruit in collaborations with giants like Hindustan Unilever (Ayush) and Kama Ayurveda. His role in fostering these partnerships showcased his ability to blend tradition with modernity, a hallmark of
A testament to his dedication, Varier’s leadership has steered AVP towards uncharted territories. His steadfast commitment to taking Ayurveda global, underpinned by a deep-rooted industry perspective, has yielded remarkable outcomes. As Managing Director, his diverse insights and unwavering determination have charted a trajectory of outstanding results for AVP (CBE), marking a trail of excellence in the industry.
In an age where ancient wisdom meets contemporary demands, The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy stands as a vanguard,
preserving and propagating the essence of Ayurveda. With C. Devidas Varier at the helm, AVP’s voyage continues, bridging tradition and modernity to bring the timeless benefits of Ayurveda to a global community. In a significant development in 2020, the Ministry of AYUSH approved financial support for the inaugural international clinical trial investigating the efficacy of Ayurvedic interventions in managing diabetes. During the same year, the Ministry of AYUSH also allocated funds for conducting clinical research focused on harnessing the principles of Classical Ayurveda for managing Covid-19.