i) Particulars of organization, functions duties:
Organisation: National Institute of Siddha, Chennai-600047.
National Institute of Siddha was formally inaugurated on 3rd September 2005 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in presence of Hon’ble Union and State Ministers. The Institute has been established by the Government of India as a joint venture with the Government of Tamil Nadu under the Societies (Registration) Act, 1975. It is an autonomous institute under Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. This Institute conducts Post Graduate Courses in Siddha in six specialised branches viz. Maruthuvam, Gunapadam, Sirappu Maruthuvam, Noi Nadal, Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam and Nanju Noolum Maruthuva Neethi Noolum with total student admission of 46. The Out-Patient Department (OPD), In-Patient Department (IPD) with 160 bedded Hospital and Pathological laboratories are also functional in the Institute. The 6 Departments in this Institute are also recognised for Ph.D programme by The T.N.Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
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, Chennai to which it is affiliated.
- To impart Post-graduate education in Siddha System.
- To conduct experiments and to develop pattern of teaching in PG education in Siddha System.
- To conduct research in various aspects of Siddha.
- To provide medical care through Siddha System of Medicine to the suffering humanity.
- To develop, promote and propagate the science and art of Siddha.
- To act as a centre of excellence for Siddha System.
I. Health Care Delivery i) Rendering treatment services in OPD / IPD. II. Siddha education – i) offering P.G.education. III. Siddha Research – Conduct of Research, collaborative research projects and publications. IV – Promotion and propagation of Siddha through health camps and participation in AROGYA
- To improve the quality of P.G. teaching
- To validate the Siddha Medicine for selected diseases
- To provide good health care services
Admission and Discharge of P.G. students, Teaching, Guiding and supervision of students for dissertation work, Health Care services in OPD and IPD, Maintaining patient records, Maintaining infrastructure services, Research activities, Administration related activities such as establishment matters, Accounts, Maintenance of correspondence, Preparation and submission of annual reports to Dept. of AYUSH etc.
ii) Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees
iii)Procedure Followed in Decision Making Process :
2. Service matters of Ministerial & Para medical Staff
3. Recruitment, Framing of RR, Pay fixation etc
4. General Administration & House Keeping
5. Procurement, material management and inventory management.
6. Regulating receipt, distribution and disposal, and filing of all correspondence received in NIS.
7. Coordination of Hospital management.
8. Coordination with CPWD for civil and electrical
9. Maintenance of Equipments.
10. All establishment matters
11. All periodical reports / returns
2. Student related accounts
3. Bills verification
4. Bill register
5. Filing work
6. Maintenance of Register
a. Cheque Register –Indian Bank / syndicate Bank / Bank of Baroda
b. Cheque issued Register
c. Advance Register
d. Bill Register
e. Cash book
7. Preparation of audit work with the help of A.O
2. Admission and Discharge of patients
3. Clinical Management of patients
4. Ward Management
5. Record Management
6. Medicine inventory etc
2.Teaching and guidance to dissertation work
3. Conduct of examination and Discharge of students etc
2. Research Committee approval
3. IEC approval
4. Conduct of research
5. Publication of research articles
- All financial proposals will be placed before Standing Finance Committee in the form of Agenda. Based on the recommendation of the SFC, approval will be sought from Department of AYUSH for necessary action. The policy matters will be placed before the Governing Council / General Body for necessary approval.
- Each Department is headed by HOD and hence supervision and accountability is ensured in the function of Department.
- Administration is supervised by Deputy Director (Administration)
- Hospital services supervised by Hospital Superintendent
- Academic activities supervised by Dean
- Opening of Tender and quotations, Comparative statement as per GFR rules by Purchasing committee
- Selection Committee for M.D(S) admission
- Selection Committee for recruitments as per GOI rules
- Post-based roster monitoring by Liaison Officer
- Canteen Monitoring Committee for ensuring the quality of food to patients and staff
- Condemnation Committee for the inspection and recommendation of the equipments and materials to be condemned
- Grievance Committee
- Sexual Harassment Committee
- Salary is being dispersed through bank credits
iv) Norms set by the Institute for the discharge of its functions
Health Care Services: All patients reporting at the OPD between 8.00 AM and 12.00 Noon will be examined and prescribed treatment. IPD patients will be under 24 hours of medical care.
Teaching : M.D(S) admission will be carried out during the month of May / June and annual examination will be conducted during the month of March/April.
Administration: Annual Reports including accounts for the period April to March will be prepared and submitted annually for approval.
(v)The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by NIS or used by its employees for discharging its function.
The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by NIS and used in discharge of its various functions are as under:
- THE INDIAN MEDICINE CENTRAL COUNCIL ACT, 1970 (Act No. 48 of 1970) & The IMCC (Amendment) Act, 2002 (No. 52 of 2002)
- Manual of Office Procedure – Government of India
- Fundamental Rules & Supplementary Rules, (FR&SR)
- Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965
- Central Civil Services Conduct Rules, 1964
- General Financial Rules (GFR)
- Delegation of Financial Rules (DFR)
- Central Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1944
- Central Civil Services Leave Rules
- Central Civil services Leave Travel Concession Rules
- Delegation of Financial Powers Rules, 1978
- Bye-laws of National Institute of Siddha
(vii)The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof.
There is a public representation in Institutional Ethical Committee for examining the ethical issues of patients when they are subjecting to research.
(viii) Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.
There are General Body/ Governing Council/ Standing Financing Committee (SFC) for NIS . There are experts in their respective fields nominated on these bodies and Committees. The meetings are not open to the public. Minutes are not confidential.
THE GENERAL BODY
The General Body consists of the following members:
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL
The Governing Council of the Society consists of the following members:
STANDING FINANCE COMMITTEE
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
INSTITUTIONAL ETHICS COMMITTEE (IEC)
Institutional Ethics Committee has been reconstituted on 07-03-2016
Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)
Institutional Animal Ethics Committe members w.e.f. 3-8-2016 as per Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt.of India.
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Associate Professor & Head,
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Associate Professor, Dept.of Biotechnology,
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Assistant Professor (Physiology),
National Institute of Siddha, Chennai - 600047.
National Institute of Siddha, Chennai - 600047
Assistant Professor (Pharmacology),
National Institute of Siddha, Chennai - 600047
Asst. Professor (Modern medicine), NIS
Department of Sirappu Maruthuvam, NIS
Department of Noi Naadal, NIS
ix) the monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees for the month of OCT 2015, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations