R A Podar Ayurved Medical College was established in 1941 at Worli
. Today it comprises an ayurveda hospital, ayurveda college and an institute of contemporary ayurveda research. The college offers regular university courses for under graduate and post graduate degrees in ayurveda. The hospital has 210 beds for in-house treatments. The institution has a good leadership and expert faculty with an experienced staff.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 14 km from the city.