Permanent Staff Strength: 71
| Admin & support
NARI Main Campus
DNA Sequencer (no.2) – 96 capillary. Sequencing reaction can be performed at a
Thermal Cycler (no. 18) – One Test PCR machine, 3 Verify PCR and 14 – Normal
Real Time PCR machine (no. 2) – Abbott Real Time PCR -for amplification of FNA
measured real time, MHA and Viral load estimation. 7900 HT
FACS calibur, FACS Aria (no. 1) – 4 colour CD4/CD8 estimation, FACs Aria is 7
colour, 7 parameters can run simultaneously, cell sorting can be performed.
Gel documentation system (no. 3) – One is Agarosegel & PAGE (detects
Fluorescent microscope (no. 3) – For Cell imaging
Cobas Amplicor (no. 1) - viral load estimation machine,
NucliSens automatic nucleic acid estimation (no. 1) – 24 samples in 1 hour
Liquid nitrogen storage facility (no. 4)
Automatic high throughput liquid handling system (no. 1)
SCODA automatic ELISA analyzer
ELISPOT Reader (No. 2) – AID and ZEISS
Details pertaining to the ICT facilities :internet,wi-fi,video conferencing facilities):
Internet Leased Line (NKN) – 1GBPS
LAN (Local Area Network) for NARI premises
Video conferencing facility
Audio conferencing facility
No. of Books as on 10 Dec 2014 : 2352
Total cost of books as on 10.12.2014 : Rs 2947519 (from 2007 onwards)
Yearly Purchase Cost : Rs 40701/- (in 2014)
No. of Journals and Periodicals : 25 online only, 9 print only and 3 print+online
+ JCCC@ICMR Consortia + JGateplus + Cochrane Database
Consortium and Databases:
NML-ERMED ejournal consortium (about 400 e-journals)
J-Gate@ICMR providing access to 2715 journals, access to open access journals, and access to abstracts of around about 41000 journals from different disciplines.
Yearly Subscription of journals :Rs 28,39,364/- (in 2014)
National AIDS Control Organization supported - NARI-PMC Clinical Care and Research Centre :
National AIDS Control Organization had approved an ART Centre for research study
participants at NARI in 2005. The institute has been recognized to provide free
antiretroviral drugs under Full NACO ART roll out programme for HIV infected patients
in Pune Corporation area since May 2010. This new centre has been initiated at the
centrally located NARI-PMC ‘Clinical Care and Research Centre’ which is a centre developed in collaboration with the Pune Municipal Corporation. The staff have been appointed and trained by NACO.
NARI has also established radiological investigative facilities and an excellent service laboratory which includes HIV & CD4 testing and clinical pathology testing services as well as -20 freezers and -80 freezers for storage of samples for future testing.
Clinic at National Institute of Virology :
The clinic at National Institute of Virology (ICMR) has been established for the referral activity and is one of the sites for clinical trials studies. The clinic is having the facilities for pre and post test counseling, clinical examination, pharmacy and small laboratory.
Clinic at Gadikhana Dispensary :
This clinic has been established in Dr. Kotnis Dispensary to cater mainly the high risk
population such as STD patients and female sex workers. Dr. Kotnis Dispensary
(Gadikhana) is located near red light area of Pune. The clinic is having the facilities for pre and post test counseling, clinical examination, pharmacy and laboratory to perform STD tests.