Prof. Dr. R. Meenakumari


Due to the onslaught of Covid-19 pandemic, our Country is facing a very critical challenge in health sector.  Though the Central and State Governments are taking all-out efforts to stop the pandemic on its tracks, it is a very big challenge to our nation to protect the life of each and every individual.  The Central and State Governments are working round-the-clock to fight this daunting challenge.  Their efforts will be successful only if the people understand their responsibilities and co-operate with the Government.   I fervently appeal to the people to follow the guidelines issued by the Government in combating this menace and observe the 21 days’ lockdown announced by the Government.  Then only we will be successful in protecting our country from Covid-19 pandemic.  The following tips are offered for combating the pandemic:   

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The Siddha System of Medicine (Traditional Tamil System of medicine), which has been prevalent in ...

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National Institute of Siddha is attached with a Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital wherein Health Care Services ...

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The post-graduate courses [M.D (Siddha)] have commenced at National Institute of Siddha from 30-09-2004. Siddha graduates with B.S.M.S Degree are eligible to apply for the post graduate degree. Selection is made on the basis of ...


Dr Sivaranjani Palusamy, 2nd Year PG Scholar, Department of Gunapadam, National Institute of Siddha has participated, presented and won best E-poster award in Virtual “International Conference on Basic and Translational Cancer Research: Novel Ideas and ...


1. Siddha treatment guidelines for selected diseases 2. Development of Standard Siddha terminologies 3. Methods of preparation of oil by Theraiyar (Siddhar) based on Theraiyar thaila varukka churukkam 4. Pharmacy and pharmaceutics of Siddha medicine