1. Collection
Registered Number 1118
Acronym NCCPF
Full Name National Culture Collection of Pathogenic fungi
Institution Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Arunaloke Chakrabarti
Postal Address Medical Microbiology,Research Block-A,Sector-12,Chandigarh,Chandigarh,160012
Country India
Telephone 1 (91) - 1722755155
Telephone 2 (91) - 1722755173
Fax 1 (91) - 172244401
Fax 2 2757173
E-mail 1 arunaloke@hotmail.com
E-mail 2 anupkg3@gmail.com
Homepage nccpf.com 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
5. Personnel
Curator Prof. Arunaloke Chakrabarti (Microbiologist)
E-mail:arunaloke@hotmail.com
Prof. Rudramurthy M Shivaprakash (Microbiologist)
E-mail:mrshivaprakash@gmail.com
Assoc. Prof. Anup K Ghosh (Microbiologist)
E-mail:anupkg3@gmail.com
Mrs. Sunita Gupta (Microbiologist)
E-mail:sunitapgi@gmail.com
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(clinical isolates of fungi)
Freeze-dry(clinical isolates of fungi)
Freezer(clinical isolates of fungi)
regular subculturing(clinical isolates of fungi)
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
NCCPF(India)
MTCC(India)
CBS(Netherland)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadNCCPF(India)
the collection abroadMTCC(India)
the collection abroadCBS(Netherland)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 4341 4129 1 1
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Fungi 860 860 0 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to academic institutes for academic purpose
fee for not yet decided
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www.nccp.com
10. Services
Services Storage service(Medically important fungi)
Distribution(Medically important fungi)
Identification(Medically important fungi)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2015-10-26
Date of Reply 2015-10-26