NIRT Recruitment 2020: National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis has given the Latest Jobs Notification for the Recruitment of Consultant, Project Technical Officer and Other Vacancies. Candidates having qualifications of Intermediate / Graduation / Post Graduation / MD / PhD are eligible and it has about 04 Vacancies. Eligible and interested candidates may apply online within the last date as noticed in the official notification. All the job seekers and talented aspirants, who are willing to acquire the job may keep visiting our web page to find further job notifications over NIRT as sequenced below. Hopeful candidates may know other information like selection process, application fee and more details as described below.
About National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT): National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis was established in the year 1956 and located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. NIRT is formerly known as the Tuberculosis Chemotherapy Centre (TRC) was set up under the joint auspices of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), World Health Organization (WHO) and British Medical Research Council (BMRC). NIRT is a tuberculosis research organization and carries out research on clinical, bacteriological as well as behavioural and epidemiological aspects of tuberculosis and HIV-TB.
The institute is recognized for postgraduate training leading to the PhD degrees in bacteriology, chemistry, immunology and statistics by the Madras University and by the Inter-University Board of India and Srilanka. It is also a training centre for WHO fellows, as well as medical undergraduates and postgraduates of the University of Madras and of the neighbouring states. The entire building is centrally air-conditioned, the safety of both patients and equipment has been accorded high priority with sophisticated fire detection and alarm system and a fire fighting system. The ambience of the building is enhanced by landscaped gardens on all sides of the building. Modern equipment such as Auto analyser for performing biochemical tests, DNA sequencer, Real-time PCR etc. have been acquired and lung function test has also been installed.
The objective of the centre was to develop studies designed to provide information on the mass domiciliary application of chemotherapy in the treatment of pulmonary TB and it started with 8 international staff members belonging to the WHO and a team of national staff members drawn for ICMR and the Government of Tamil Nadu under the dynamic leadership of Dr Wallace of the BMRC. The centre, which had an initial lease of life of five years and had faced the threat of closure in 1961 and moved from strength to strength. In 1964, the Centre was made a permanent establishment under the ICMR.
In keeping with the wide sphere activities of the Centre, the Indian Council of Medical Research in 1978 renamed the TRC as the 'Tuberculosis Research Centre' and TRC has a had a subsidiary unit functioning in the Lady Wellington Hospital, Bangalore in collaboration with the National Institute of Tuberculosis. This centre was established in 1978 and was manned by a medical officer, a statistician and nursing staff. Although the main aim of the studies is to evolve inexpensive, effective and practicable methods for TB patients in India, the logical sequence of the investigations undertaken, complemented by appropriate laboratory investigations, has resulted in invaluable knowledge of the principles of chemotherapy and of the bacteriology of tuberculosis.