1. Collection
Registered Number 430
Acronym ITCC
Full Name Indian Type Culture Collection
Institution Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Prameela Devi T.
Postal Address Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute,New Delhi,Delhi,110012
Country India
Telephone 1 (91)-9871980304
E-mail 1 prameelancha@yahoo.co.in
Homepage http://www.iari.res.in/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Prameela Devi T.
Curator Dr. Prameela Devi T. (Fungi)
Dr. Deeba Kamil (Fungi)
Dr. Kalyan Kumar Mondal (Bacteria)
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Bacteriology (1)
Assistants (3)
Supporting (3)
Total (9)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
DNA barcoding
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Fungi)
Subculturing(Fungi & Bacteria)
Mineral oil(Fungi)
Control of the culture Periodic checking for contamination
Periodic checking for viability
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 20 20
Fungi 3800 3775
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)
Bacteria
Fungi
3800 3775 20 20
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Students of Division of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi, India
exchange with Other culture collections viz., Microbial Type Culture Collection, Chandigarh, Haryana, India
fee for Plant Pathogenic microbes for government organizations- US $ 12.00 (INR 600.00)
fee for Biocontrol microbes for government organizations- US $ 18.00 (INR 1000.00)
fee for Plant Pathogenic microbes for private organizations- US $ 58.00 (INR 3000.00)
fee for Biocontrol microbes for private organizations- US $ 95.00 (INR 5000.00)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish your own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1961 year(s)
Plan to publish the VIII edition in 2013
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Fungi & Bacteria)
Identification(Fungi & Plant Pathogenic Bacteria)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Systematics
Identification
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Fungal and Plant Pathogenic Bacterial Identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-03-30
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi