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The Tuberculosis

of India is a Voluntary Organization. Its aims
and objectives are:

- The prevention
- Control
- Treatment &
- Relief of tuberculosis.

About the Organisation

The Tuberculosis Association of India is a voluntary organization. It was set up in February, 1939 as a registered society by incorporating the King Emperor's Anti-Tuberculosis Fund and King George Thanks-giving (Anti-Tuberculosis) Fund.

Its aims and objectives are:

  • The prevention, control, treatment and relief of tuberculosis.
  • The encouragement of and assistance in the establishment throughout India of State Associations having objectives similar in whole or in part to those of the Association.
  • The affiliation or control of and the rendering of assistance to any institution having objectives similar in whole or in part to the objects of the Association.
  • The undertaking of the Research and Investigation on subjects concerning tuberculosis and allied chest diseases.
  • The doing of all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives.

The President of India is the Patron of the Association. Its organizational structure is as follows:

  • Central Committee (The Governing Body)
  • Executive Committee

All the assets of the Association vest in the three trustees, namely:

  • Director General of Health Services and ex-officio Chairman and First Trustee,
  • Honorary Treasurer and Second Trustee, and
  • Honorary Legal Adviser and Third Trustee appointed with the approval of the Patron.

Its members are the State Affiliates who nominate their representatives to its Annual General Meeting and Central Committee.



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