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Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of AYUSH

Padmashree Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha

Ministry Of AYUSH

Shri Pramod Kumar Pathak

Additional Secretary
Ministry Of AYUSH

National Institute Of Siddha (NIS)

The National Institute of Siddha (NIS), located in Chennai, is a center of excellence with research and higher education in Siddha System of Medicine as its mission.

The NIS aims to provide the best possible post graduate education in Siddha, by putting together a team of distinguished faculty members and building a quality resource base. The institute intends to develop curriculum so that the benefits of the traditional science can be integrated with modern science. The NIS proposes to undertake research to enhance the acceptability of the Siddha formulations and to validate their safety. Plans are afoot to forge interdisciplinary alliances with various branches of modern medical sciences. … Read More >>

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Prof. Dr. N.J. Muthukumar


National Institute of Siddha (राष्ट्रीय सिध्द संस्थान) is offering Post Graduate course in Siddha in eight specialties, Ph.D programme and rendering health care services through Siddha Medicine. The qualified faculty of Siddha Medicine and inter disciplinary faculty are available for imparting a high level of education and a well attended OPD / IPD with diagnostic laboratory facilities for enhancing the learning and acquiring knowledge and skills in clinical management. The students are deputed to reputed institutions for participating in training /seminar / workshop / conference on standardization of drugs, elemental analysis, preclinical studies, research methodology and biostatistics, career advancement training, general skills development etc for enhancing their knowledge and skills.

NIS is in the process of infrastructure development for expansion of OPD/IPD services by construting Ground floor with two additional floor building in our campus. … Read More >>

About Siddha

About Siddha Medicine

The Siddha System of Medicine (Traditional Tamil System of medicine), which has been prevalent in the ancient Tamil land, is the foremost of all other … Read More >>


Out-Patient Department

Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital is a 200 bedded Hospital attached with National Institute of Siddha is providing health Care Services through Siddha system of medicine. … Read More >>


History of VARMAM Science

Call for Scientific papers for the National Conference on” History of Varmam Science in Siddha System of Medicine & Exploring its Therapeutic Values” organized by NIS and supported by Ministry of … Read More >>



M.D (Siddha) Degree Course

NIS is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

Education, Syllabus and …


Ongoing Research Works

National Institute of Siddha is undertaking research works with budget grant from Department of AYUSH or through IMR support from CCRS or any other government institutions for supporting the … Read More >>


NIS Publications

1. Siddha treatment guidelines for selected diseases

2. Development of Standard Siddha terminologies …



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