For the development of Siddha system of Medicine, Govt. of India, by  bifurcating the erstwhile CCRAS, formed CCRS (Central Council for Research in Siddha) with its headquarters in Chennai and five Research Institutes/Units in three states namely, Tamil Nadu (Chennai, Mettur & Palayamkottai), Puducherry (Puducherry) and Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram). Siddha is a science of holistic health emphasising both drug and diet for human health care.
Central Council for Research in Siddha
The Council has the vision of preservation and transmission of Knowledge and enhancement of the quality of research for developing drugs with quality, safety and efficacy through well-established preclinical and clinical research facilities --- to prevent / manage /cure the diseases of varied aetiology.

To undertake scientific research works in Siddha in a time-bound and cost-effective manner, to coordinate, aid, promote and collaborate research with different units of sister Councils and Research Organizations.
To publish research articles/research journals, to exhibit achievements and to propagate research outcomes for all the stakeholders. To provide consultancy services for research projects and  drug development (adopting both classical and modern techniques/equipments for Diagnosis, evolving evidence based Siddha drug treatment/therapy and promoting Siddha drug manufacture in collaboration with the other technical organizations) 
Prof. Dr. R.S. Ramaswamy
Director General
Central Council for Research in Siddha
Advt. No1/2016 RO(Path), Siddha Pharmacist
Details & Application form
Last Date: 30-Aug-2016
Tamil Scholar Walk in interview on 29.8.2016
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Based on the recommendations of the Selection Committee (27.8.2016) Dr. K.N. Sunil Kumar is provisionally selected for the post of Research Officer (Pharmacognosy)
Walkin Interview on 30.8.2016 for
Stores Procurement Officer
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Research Assistant (Botany) written test will be held on 3rd Sep 2016. Call letters by SpeedPost & intimation through Email sent to all eligible candidates
Tender Notice for BP Recorder non-Invasive, Rat/Mice Feeding & Activity Analyzer, Double Door Horizontal Cum Rectangular Autoclave. Last Date: 5th Sep. 2016. Click here for details.
Central Council for Research in Siddha
Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India
Govt. Anna Hospital Campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai - 600106


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