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Registration of Indian System of Medicine & Homeopathy Practitioners

TAMILNADU SIDDHA MEDICAL COUNCIL,CHENNAI-106.

The Government of India and the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi have been insisting to give statutory status to the State Council/Board for registration of Indian Medical Practitioners.

In the State of Tamil Nadu, the Tamilnadu Board of Indian Medicine has been functioning as a Board for the registration of Indian Medical Practitioners for Siddha, Ayurveda and Unani System without any statutory status.

As per the Government of India instructions, the Government of Tamil Nadu introduced an Act "Tamil Nadu Siddha System of Medicine (Development and Registration of Practitioners) Act, 1997', which came into effect from 29.9.1997.  The  Tamilnadu Siddha Medical Council has been formed in G.O.Ms.No.70, H&FW Dept. dated 12,.2.1998.  This is the statutory registration body for the registration of Siddha practitioners only.  For Practicing in Tamilnadu the registration in this Council is mandatory.

Details of persons Registered with Tamil Nadu Siddha Medical Council, Chennai-600 106 as on 31.12.2001 are as follows:

'A'Class Practitioners (Graduates)

2210

'B' & 'C' Class Practitioners

2257

Enlistment Practitioners

2373

ACTIVITIES: 

1. As per the State Act, 1997, the Tamilnadu Siddha Medical Council has been given powers for processing the applications for the establishment of new medical institutions and forwarding them with th4e recommendation to Government for giving prior approval.

2. In G.O.Ms.No.401,H&FW Dept, dated 27.8.99, the Tamilnadu Siddha Medical Council has been empowered to conduct the examination for Diploma in Pharmacy (Siddha) and to award Diploma/Certificate.

3. In G.O.Ms.No.142, H&FW Dept, dated 4.4.2001, the Government have approved syllabus, Curriculam and minimum standard requirement of 2 years Diploma course in siddha Phsiotherapy.  The Government have also given permission to M/S.Siddam Trust, Mecode, Kanyakumari District to start the above Course.

4. TAMILNADU BORAD OF INDIAN MEDICINE, CHENNAI-106.

In the State of Tamil Nadu, the Tamilnadu Board of Indian Medicine has been functioning as a Board for the registration of Indian Medical Practitioners for Ayurveda, Unani and Naturopathy System.  For practicing in Tamilnadu the registration in the State Board is mandatory.

Details of persons Registered with Tamilnadu Board of Indian Medicine, Chennai-600 106 as on 31.12.2001 are as follows:

Ayurveda

Unani

Naturopathy

'A'Class Practitioner

1157

292

49

'B' & 'C' Class Practitioner

1954

642

-

Enlistment Practitioners

856

198

-

ACTIVITIES:

In G.O.Ms.No.401, H&FW Dept, dated 27.8.99, the Tamilnadu Board of Indian Medicine has been empowered to conduct the examination for Diploma in Pharmacy (Ayurveda &Unani) and to award Diploma / Certificate.

TAMILNADU HOMOEOPATHY MEDICAL COUNCIL, CHENNAI-106.

The Tamilnadu Homoeopathy Medical Council is functioning as a statutory body constituted by a enactment of Tamilnadu Homoeoapathy system of medicine and practitioner of Homoeopathy Act, 1971. (Tamil Nadu Act No.5 1972) for the development of the Homoeopathy system of medicine and registration of practioners of Homoeopathy and for matters connected therewith in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Under the provisions of the above said Act, persons registered with the Tamilnadu Homoeopathy Medical Council are alone eligible to practice Homoeopathy system in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Details of persons Registered with Tamilnadu Homoeopathy Medical Council, Chennai-600 106 as on 31.12.2001 are as follows:

Degree/Diploma Holders in Homoeopathy &Regd. under Class 'A'

1,271 Doctors

Registered on experience basis under Class 'B' & 'C'

15,176 Doctors

Total

16,447 Doctors

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