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Shripad Yesso Naik

Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of AYUSH

Shri Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha

Ministry of AYUSH

Shri Pramod Kumar Pathak

Additional Secretary
Ministry of AYUSH

Shri P.N. Ranjit Kumar

Joint Secretary
Ministry of AYUSH

Director General Message

Prof. Dr. K. Kanakavalli

Director General

Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) is the apex body pertaining to research in Siddha system of Medicine. CCRS is working towards the scientific validation of Siddha System of Medicine through clinical research, drug research, medicinal plants research, fundamental research, literary research and documentation.

CCRS is carrying out its research activities and health care services mainly through 8 peripheral Institutes/Units – 3 located in Tamil Nadu, one each in Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and New Delhi. CCRS is currently carrying out 33 Intra-mural Research (IMR) Projects funded by Ministry of AYUSH.

CCRS has more than 1000 palm leaf manuscripts and involved in decoding the formulations and other contents and publishing as books. CCRS is also publishing rare Siddha literatures, palm leaf manuscripts and till now 50 books have been published. The research outcomes are converted into intellectual property rights through patents and publications in peer reviewed journals.


Result of Mini Project Research Grant click for more details

January 12, 2020

Cultural Programme Schedule click for details

January 12, 2020

List of accepted abstracts for poster presentation with poster ID
click here for UG poster ID list
click here for PG Poster ID list
click here for Life Sciences Poster List
click here for Siddha Practioners List
Session I – 11.30 a.m UG- Siddha and Siddha physicians
Session II – 2.00 p.m PG Siddha and Life sciences

January 11, 2020

Slogan writing Contest Result click here for winners list

January 11, 2020

Scientific Writing Competition and Success Stories in Siddha Contest Results click here for Winners list

January 10, 2020

List of Prize Winners for Mural painting contest
click here for the list

January 8, 2020

Invitation for Third Siddha day 2020 and National Conference on Siddha Science for Preventive and Promotive Health to be held on 13th January 2020 at Amma Arangam, Shenoy Nagar, Chennai.
click here for Invitation

January 6, 2020

Herbal cooking Competition click here for details

December 31, 2019

Group Song click for more details

December 27, 2019

Ad-Zap click for more details

December 27, 2019

Central Council for Research in Siddha

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 eight Research Institutes/Units in six states namely, Tamil Nadu (Chennai, Mettur & Palayamkottai), Puducherry, New Delhi, Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram), Karnataka(Banglore) and Andra Pradesh (Tirupati). Siddha is a science of holistic health emphasizing both drug and diet for human health care.

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).


Management of Chikungunya
Management of Dengue Fever
Yoga in Siddha
Research in Siddha System of Medicine