Pasteur Institute of India
(An Autonomous Institute Under MoH&FW)

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)

W.E.F 31.01.2018, until further orders

  • (a) Dr. S.Sivakumar, Director, Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor - Chairman
  • (b) Dr. S. P. Muthukumar, CPCSEA main nominee - Principal Scientist & Head, Animal House facility, CSIR – Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru, Karnataka – Main Nominee.
  • (c) Dr. R. Vadivelan, Deptt. of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty – Scientist from outside the Institute.
  • (d) Dr. T.K. Praveen, 20, Rocklands, Deptt. of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty – 643 001 – Socially aware nominee.
  • (e) Dr. A. Premkumar, Senior Research Officer, PII, Coonoor - Scientist from different discipline
  • (f) Dr. S. Vishnukandan, Veterinarian, Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Coonoor - Veterinarian
  • (g) Dr. B. Sugumaran, Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Ooty - Scientist from different discipline
  • To review and approve research proposals involving lab animals
  • To provide suggestions for modification of the proposals wherever necessary
  • To conduct periodic supervision of Institute’s animal facility
  • To ascertain ethical use of animals and protection of well being of animals during and after research
  • When research activity is not found in accordance to CPCSEA guidelines to help adopt correct measures
  • To see that all those persons involved in animal care and research are adequately trained to handle the animals
  • To ensure that GLP guidelines are followed in animal facility to protect the researchers and all others involved in animal handling