Location

National Institute of Siddha (NIS) is located alongside Grand South Trunk Road (GST road) at Tambaram Sanatorium in Chennai. It is at a distance of about 6 km from Chennai Airport, about 24 km from Chennai Central Railway Station, just 2 km from Tambaram Railway Station and about 100 Meters from Tambaram Sanatorium Railway Station. It is about 13 km from The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University to which it is affiliated.

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       Organizational Set-up
 

 

 

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       Administrative Set-up
 

Dr. K. Manickavasakam, M.D (S),
Director

Academic Staff

Administrative staff

Br-I: Department of Maruthuvam:  

Prof. Dr. K. Manickavasakam, M.D (S), Professor & Head, Director

Shri. S.M. Murugan,              Deputy Director (Admin)
Dr. T. Lakshmikantham, M.D (S),
Lecturer
Shri. M. Subramaniam,              Senior Research Officer(Stat.)
Dr. H. Vetha Merlin Kumari, M.D (S),
Lecturer
Smt. Srimathy,                            P.S. to Director
Dr. H. Nalini Sofia, M.D (S),
Lecturer
Smt. Sindu.S.Prabu,                       Account Officer
Br-II: Department of Gunapadam:

Prof. Dr. M. Murugesan, M.D (S),

Professor & HOD i/c

Shri. J. Bharathidasan,          Office superintendent
Dr. M. Rajasekaran, M.D (S),
Associate Professor
Shri. G.N. Lakshmanan,         Office superintendent
Dr. A. Rajendra Kumar, M.D (S),
Associate Professor
 
Dr. S. Visweswaran, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. S. Sivakumar, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. A. Mariappan, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Br-III: Department of Sirappu Maruthuvam:
Prof. Dr. G. Thiagarajan, M.D (S),
Professor & HOD   
 
Dr. N. J. Muthukumar, M.D (S),
Associate Professor
 
Dr. V. Mahalakshmi, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. M. V. Mahadevan, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. D. Periyasami, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. P. Samundeswari, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Br-IV: Department of Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam:
Prof. Dr. R. Pattarayan, M.D (S),
Professor & HOD
 
Dr. M. Meenakshi Sundaram, M.D (S),
Associate Professor
 
Dr. A. M. Amala Hazel, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. K. Suresh, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. P. Arulmozhi, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. K. Vennila, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Br-V: Department of Noi Naadal:

Prof. Dr. M. Logamaniyan, M.D (S),
Professor & HOD

 
Dr. G. J. Christian, M.D (S),
Associate Professor
 
Dr. S. Elansekaran, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. M. Ramamurthy, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. V. Srinivasan, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Br-VI: Department of Nanju Noolum Maruthuva Neethi Noolum:

Prof. Dr. M. Murugesan, M.D (S),

Professor & HOD

 
Dr. R. Madavan, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. P. Shanmugapriya, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. V. Manjari, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Dr. S. Murugesan, M.D (S),
Lecturer
 
Statistics
Shri. M. Subramanian M.Sc.,
Senior Research Officer
 
Bio Chemistry  
Dr. A. Muthuvel, M.Sc.,PhD               Assistant Professor  
Microbiology
Dr. Maruthuramachandran, M.Sc., PhD Assistant Professor  
Pharmacology
Smt. Dr. V. Suba,  M.Sc., PhD               Assistant Professor  
Anatomy
Dr. V. Tamilazhagan, BSMS., M.Sc (Anatomy)                                     Assistant Professor  
Physiology  
Dr. B.R. Senthil Kumar, BSMS., M.Sc., Ph.D(Physiology)                          Assistant Professor  
Medicinal Botany  
Dr. T. Aravind, BSMS., M.D(S)., M.Sc (Botany)                                         Assistant Professor  
Shri. S. Rajagopalan,                                    Librarian  
Part time faculties  
Modern Medicine  
Dr. G. Subburaghavalu, MMC, Chennai  
Forensic Medicine  
Prof.Dr. K. Thangaraj  
Pediatrics  
Dr. N. Vaitheeswaran,  

 

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Staff Position in National Institute of Siddha As on 12.06.13

Sl. No Name Group  Designation  Department Employee Type
1 Dr.K MANICKAVASAKAM A Director / Hospital Supdt. i/c and Dean i/c Administration Regular 
2 Dr.G.THIAGARAJAN A Professor (Sirappu Maruthuvam) Academic  Contract
3 Dr.M.LOGAMANIAN A Professor (Noi Naadal) Academic  Contract
4 Dr.M.MURUGESAN A Professor (Nanju Nool) Academic  Contract
5 Dr.R.PATTARAYAN A Professor (Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam) Academic  Contract
6 Dr.M.RAJASEKARAN A Associate Professor-Gunapadam  Academic  Regular 
7 Dr.A.RAJENDRA KUMAR A Associate Professor-Gunapadam  Academic  On-Deputation
8 Dr.N.J. MUTHUKUMAR A Associate Professor-Sirappu Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
9 Dr.M.MEENAKSHI SUNDARAM  A Associate Professor-Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
10 Dr.G.J. CHRISTIAN A Associate Professor-Noi Naadal Academic  Regular 
11 Dr.V.SUBA A Asst. Prof - Pharmacology Academic  Regular 
12 Dr.A.MUTHUVEL A Asst.Prof - Biochemistry Academic  Regular 
13 Dr.M.MARUDHU RAMACHANDRAN A Asst.Prof - Microbiology Academic  Regular 
14 Dr.V.ARAVIND  A Asst.Prof - Botany Academic  Regular 
16 Dr.(Major) SAMINATHAN.P A Asst.Prof - Pathology   Academic  Regular 
17 Dr.B.R.SENTHIL KUMAR A Asst.Prof.-Physiology Academic  Regular 
18 Shri.M SUBRAMANIAN A Sr.Research  Officer Administration Regular 
19 Shri.S.M.MURUGAN A Deputy Director (Admn) Administration Regular 
20 Dr.T.LAKSHMI KANTHAM A Lecturer-Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
21 Dr.H VETHA MERLIN KUMARI A Lecturer-Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
22 Dr.H.NALINI SOFIA A Lecturer-Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
23 Dr.S VISWESWARAN A Lecturer-Gunapadam  Academic  Regular 
24 Dr.S SIVAKUMAR A Lecturer-Gunapadam  Academic  Regular 
25 Dr.A.MARIAPPAN A Lecturer-Gunapadam  Academic  Regular 
26 Dr.V MAHALAKSHMI A Lecturer-Sirappu Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
27 Dr.M.V.MAHADEVAN A Lecturer-Sirappu Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
28 Dr.D.PERIYASAMI A Lecturer-Sirappu Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
29 Dr.P.SAMUNDESWARI A Lecturer-Sirappu Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
30 Dr.K SURESH A Lecturer-Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
31 Dr. A.M.AMALA HAZEL A Lecturer-Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
32 Dr.P.ARUL MOZHI A Lecturer-Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
33 Dr.K.VENNILA A Lecturer-Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam  Academic  Regular 
34 Dr.S ELANSEKARAN A Lecturer - Noi Naadal  Academic  Regular 
35 Dr.M.RAMAMURTHY A Lecturer - Noi Naadal  Academic  Regular 
36 Dr.V.SRINIVASAN A Lecturer - Noi Naadal  Academic  Regular 
37 Dr.R MADHAVAN A Lecturer - Nanju Nool  Academic  Regular 
38 Dr.P SHANMUGAPRIYA A Lecturer - Nanju Nool  Academic  Regular 
39 Dr.V.MANJARI A Lecturer - Nanju Nool  Academic  Regular 
40 Dr.S.MURUGESAN A Lecturer - Nanju Nool  Academic  Regular 
41 Shri.S.RAJAGOPALAN A Librarian  Academic  On-deputation 
42 Smt.SINDU.S.PRABU B Accounts Officer  Administration Regular 
43 Smt.S.SRIMATHY B PS to Director  Administration Regular 
44 Shri.J BHARATHIDASAN C Office Supdt. Administration Regular 
45 Shri.G.N.LAKSHMANAN C Office Supdt. Administration Regular 
46 Smt.D. AMUDHAVALLI C Museum Keeper Administration Regular 
47 Shri.E.SUNDARAVADIVELAN C Museum Keeper Administration Regular 
48 Smt.S YOGALAKSHMI C Accountant  Administration Regular 
49 Smt.S BRINDHA C Stenographer Gr-D Administration Regular 
50 Smt.N RATHI NIRMALA C Stenographer Gr-D Administration Regular 
51 Smt.M. MEENA C Stenographer Gr-D Administration Regular 
52 Smt.U.NEELAPON C Upper Division Clerk Administration Regular 
53 Smt.P HEMARANI C Upper Division Clerk Administration Regular 
54 Shri.A.MURALIDHARAN C Upper Division Clerk Administration Regular 
55 Shri.A.KOTTEESWARAN  C Cashier Administration Regular 
56 Smt.E MANJULA C Lower Division Clerk Administration Regular 
57 Shri.K.RAGHURAMAN C Lower Division Clerk Administration Regular 
58 Smt.M.ANUCHITRA C Lower Division Clerk Administration Regular 
59 Smt.V.KALPANA C Library Clerk Administration Regular 
60 Shri.J.RATHINAM C Sr. Library Attendant Administration Regular 
61 Shri.V RAJENDRAN C Store Attendant Administration Regular 
62 Dr.RADHIKA MADHAVAN A Deputy Medical Superintendent  Hospital  Regular 
63 Smt.B.SANGEETHA  A Matron Hospital  Regular 
64 Smt.T ANITHA B Asst.Matron  Hospital  Regular 
65 Smt.BOBBY SUNDARESWARI C Physiotherapist  Hospital  Regular 
66 Smt.S SHANTHI C Staff Nurse Hospital  Regular 
67 Smt.G KALAIVANI C Staff Nurse Hospital  Regular 
68 Smt.K PANCHALI C Staff Nurse Hospital  Regular 
69 Smt.R INDIRA C Staff Nurse Hospital  Regular 
70 Shri.P THIRUMARAN C Pharmacist Hospital  Regular 
71 Smt.K.REVATHI @ AVUDAIAMMAL C Pharmacist Hospital  Regular 
72 Smt.S.SIVASAKTHI C Pharmacist Hospital  Regular 
73 Smt.S GOMATHI C Lab Technician Hospital  Regular 
74 Shri.R NARESH KUMAR C Lab Technician Hospital  Regular 
75 Smt.V VIJAYA C Lab Technician Hospital  Regular 
76 Kumari.H SHAMEEM C Lab Technician Hospital  Regular 
77 Smt.S.GEETHA LAKSHMI C Lab Technician Hospital  Regular 
78 Shri.C MUTHU C Jr.ECG Technician Hospital  Regular 
79 Smt.K ABIRAMI  C X Ray Lab Tech Hospital  Regular 
80 Shri.S SRIDHAR C Lab Assistant Hospital  Regular 
81 Shri.S.SENTHIL KUMAR C Lab Assistant Hospital  Regular 
82 Kumari.K.S.LAKSHMI C Lab Assistant Hospital  Regular 
83 Smt.N LALITHA C Dark Room Asst Hospital  Regular 
84 Smt.V.S.VIDYAMOL C Nursing Assistant  Hospital  Regular 
85 Smt.S.THEBORAL C Nursing Assistant  Hospital  Regular 
86 Shri.G.YUVARAJ C Nursing Assistant  Hospital  Regular 
87 Smt.K.ALAGAMMAL C Nursing Assistant  Hospital  Regular 
88 Shri.C BALRAJ C Pharmacy Attendant Hospital  Regular 
89 Smt.D ANANTHI C Laboratory Attendant Hospital  Regular 
90 Smt.BR.BHANUMATHI C Laboratory Attendant Hospital  Regular 

 

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 THE GENERAL BODY
The General Body consists of the following members:

1. Hon'ble Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare President
2. Minister of Stare for Health & Family Welfare Government of India, Nirman Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 011
Vice President
3. Hon'ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government Of Tamil Nadu Vice President
4. Secretary (AYUSH)
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Member
5. Joint Secretary (AYUSH) Member
6. Additional Secretary (FA)
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Member
7. Chairman, Scientific Advisory Committee (Siddha) Member
8. Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of Tamil Nadu
Member
9. Director, CCRAS, New Delhi Member
10. Director, CRI (S), Chennai Member
11. The Vice - chancellor
The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University,
Chennai-32
Member
12. Principal, Government Siddha Medical College,
Chennai-106
Member
13. HOD Siddha, Tamil University, Thanjavur (TN) Member
14 -16. 3 Siddha Experts Member
17 -18. Hereditary Siddha Practitioners nominated by President of General Body Member
19. Special Commissioner, Commissionerate of ISM&H Member
20. Director, NIS, Chennai-47 Member secretary

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    THE GOVERNING COUNCIL

The Governing Council of the Society consists of the following members:

1. Secretary, (ISM&H) Ministry of Health & F.W. Govt. of India New Delhi Chairperson
2. Director (Ay.& Sid) Department of ISM&H Ministry of Health & F.W. Member
3. Joint Secy. (ISM&H) Ministry of Health & F.W Member
4. Joint Secretary (FA) Ministry of Health & F.W Member
5. Secretary (H&FW) Govt. of Tamil Nadu or his nominee Member
6. Director CCRAS New Delhi Member
7. Director CRI, Siddha Chennai Member
8-9. two eminent persons from the filed of Siddha to be
nominated by the President from amongst the members of the General Body:
Member
10. Director, National Institute of Siddha Member secretary

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       STANDING FINANCE COMMITTEE

1. Joint Secretary (ISM), Department of ISM&H,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Chairperson
2. Joint Secretary (FA), Ministry of H&FW Member
3. Secretary - Health, Govt. of Tamil Nadu or his nominee Member
4. Asst. Adviser/ Deputy Adviser- Siddha Member
5. Siddha Expert (from General Body) Member
6. Director, National Institute of Siddha Convenor

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       SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

1. Prof. A.M. Fasiudden Ahamed, M.D(S), Former Dy.Director, AIDS & Cancer Chairman
2. Dr.S.Thirunavukkarasu, M.D(S), Ex-AD, CCRAS Member
3. Dr. G. Sivaraman, BSMS, Ph.D Member
4. Dr. A. K. Pari BA., BIM., Retired Scrutinizing Medical Officer, Text Book Committee Member
5. Director General, CCRS Member
6. Director, Siddha Central Research Institute, Chennai Member
7. Principal, Govt. Siddha Medical College,
Chennai-600 106
Member
8. Principal, Govt.Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai,
Tirunelveli - 627 002
Member
9. Principal, Madras Medical College or his representative Member
10. Director, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai. Member

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     INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL ETHICAL COMMITTEE

1. Dr. K. Manickavasakam, Director i/c, NIS Chairman
2. Dr. P. Kumarasamy, Professor and HoD of Bioinformatics and ARIS Cell, Madras Veterinary College,               Chennai-600007 Main Nominee
3. Dr.(Mrs.) M. Naseema, No.5, 10th East Street, Kamaraj Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai-600041.  Scientist from outside the Institute
4. Dr. Shiranee Pereira, Senior Scientist, People for  Animals, No.33, Athivakkam Village, Red Hills, Chennai 600052.

Non Scientific Socially Aware Member

5. Dr. M. Rajasekaran, Associate Professor, Department of Gunapadam NIS, Chennai 600047. Biological Scientist & Member Secretary
6. Dr. C. Saravana Babu, Research Officer, CEFT, SRU, 1,Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai-600116. Scientist from different discipline
7. Dr. J. Venkatesh, Veterinarian, CEFT, SRU, 1,Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai-600116. Veterinarian
8. Dr. V. Suba, Asst. Professor Scientist in charge of Animal facility

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      INSTITUTIONAL  ETHICAL COMMITTEE

1.

Dr. T. Anandan, 75- O, Block, Ganapathy Colony, Anna Nagar East, Chennai 102.

Chairman
2. Dr. C. Saravana Babu, R.Officer, CEFT, SRU, 1,Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai-600116 Basic scientist Member
3. Dr. Kalpana, Microbiologist, The T.N.Dr.MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai-600032 Basic scientist  Member
4.

Prof. Dr. M. Murugesan, 3, Deiva Street, Palayamkottai, PIN - 627002

Siddha Clinician - Member
5.

Prof. Dr. Subbragahavalu, Madras Medical College, Chennai

Clinician - Member
6.

Mrs. Swapna Sundar, CEO, IP DOME,No.7/8, Flowers Road III Lane, Purusaiwakkam,Chennai - 600 084.

Lawyer - Member
7.

Dr. S. Joseph Mariya Adaikkalam,

The T.N.Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai-600032
Social Scientist Member
8.

Su. Venkatesan, 1155, Maharishi Aravindar Street,  N.G.O. Colony, Naagamalai Pudukottai

Madurai- 625019
Philosopher -Member
9. Shri.V.Gopal, 50, Nehru Street, Chitlapakkam, Chennai-600054. Lay person- Member
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Dr. G.Sivaraman, Arogya Health Care (P) Ltd, Alankar Plaza, 425, Kilpauk Garden Main Road, Chennai 600 010

ASU representative - Member

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