The Santhigiri Institute of Para-medical Sciences was started in 2004. The Institute aims to provide quality training in the para-medical sciences of Ayurveda and Siddha. It is functioning from the Healthcare Zone at Pothencode. The Institute conducts Panchakarma therapy and Ayurveda pharmacy courses approved by the Directorate of Ayurveda Medical Education, Govt. Of Kerala.
Para-medical educational courses have been started at Delhi and Bhiwadi in Rajasthan also as part of skill development program.