The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world. The Primary objective of Tata Trusts is to impact the quality of life of the community. Tata Trusts have been working on a range of thematic areas cutting across diverse developmental issues like Health, Education, Media & Arts, Natural Resources & Livelihoods and Urban Poverty
The Govt. of India through Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to setup an “Indian TB Research Consortium” to advance technology and product development by harnessing interdisciplinary expertise and regional complementary strengths and focus on building and strengthening scientific capabilities and generating a better understanding to aid in accelerating the development of new diagnostics, new & improved vaccines and Immunotherapies, drugs for TB.