Started by the State Government in 1992 under the Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai, the State Project Cell for HIV/AIDS has evolved to become TAMIL NADU STATE AIDS CONTROL SOCIETY (TANSACS) registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, with effect from 11.5.1994.  TANSACS has the governing body comprising the Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, as the President and a senior I.A.S. Officer as the Member Secretary cum Project Director


ICTC Staff in action - Varumun Kappom Program at Gummudipoondi


TANSACS is implementing various activities vigorously throughout the state of Tamil Nadu with the guidance and support of its Executive Committee, Technical Advisory Committee and Ethical Scientific Committee constituted by the Government.

TANSACS has made a mark in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in the state, with the financial assistance from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO). The results are reflected in the form of highest level of awareness due to constant efforts, mainly by evolving IEC strategies or awareness programmes. The Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society is the role model in the entire country in creating awareness and behavioural changes by using all the available media.

Activities of TANSACS


HIV/AIDS Awareness Rally @ Tiruverkadu by St. Peters Eng. College Student (SAEP)

Blood Safty (BS)

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Clinics

ANC Services (PPTCT)

ART Services

Community Care Centres (CCC)

NGO Targeted Interventions (TI)

NGO GFATM (Out Reach Activities)

NGO CIFF (Family ART Services)

Drop-in Centres (DIC)

Positive Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHAs)

Information, Education and Communication (IEC)

Red Ribbon Clubs (RRC)

Self Help Groups (SHG)

School AIDS Education Programme (SAEP)

Out of School Youth Programme (OSY)

Integrated Counseling & Testing Centers - ICTC

The concept of ICTC is owned by all the Health Care Providers and it is aimed at the following activities:

To integrate all the counseling & testing services of Voluntary Confidential Counseling Centre (VCCTC),  Blood Safety (BS), Ante-Natal Care (ANC), Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS  (PPTCT),  Anti - Retroviral Therapy (ART), Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and HIV TB,  under one roof

To link ICTC with field level activities of NGOs, PLHAs networks, Care centers, Private Hospitals, etc.,
To establish guidance and information center to involve community in the Health care services.
To integrate and to mainstream services of ICTC with hospital services, changing from project mode to system mode.

ICTC @ Tiruvallur GH

List of ICTC Centres

SNo. Location Block
1  Periyapalayam Block PHC  Ellapuram
2  Eguvarpalayam Block PHC  Gummidipoondi
3  Perambakkam Block PHC  Kadambathur
4  Minjur Block PHC  Minjur
5  GH Ponneri
6  Athimanjaripet Block PHC  Pallipet
7  Institute of Public Health (IPH), Poonamallee  Poonamallee
8  District TB Centre (DTC), Poonamallee
9  Nemam Block PHC
10  Virunchinapakkam Hospital (Avadi Municipality)
11  Naravarikuppam Block PHC  Puzhal
12  R.K. Pet Upgraded PHC  R.K. Pet
13  Ammaiyarkuppam Block PHC
14  Budur Block PHC  Shozhavaram
15  GH Tirutani  Tiruttani
16  Beerakuppam Block PHC
17  Poonimangadu Block PHC  Tiruvalangadu
18  Katchur Block PHC  Poondi
19  GH Thiruvallur  Tiruvallur
20  Velliyur Block PHC
21  Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur  Villivakkam
22  Porur (Senthil Nagar) Block PHC
23  Padi Output (Ambattur Municipality) PHC

Further Details Contact:-

Thiru Paul Jeyaraj,
District Program Manager - TANSACS
Panchayat (Development) Section
Collectorate, Tiruvallur
Pin Code : 602 001

Ph. No. (+91) 9840541294 (M)