Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma
Minister for Health &
Family Welfare,
Govt. of Assam
Office Address
Office of the Project Director
Assam State AIDS Control Society
Khanapara, Guwahati-22
0361 2360524 (Tel)
0361 2366588 (Fax)
Email: assamsacs@gmail.com

AIDS Control Programme in Assam:

The AIDS Control Programme in Assam was started as a State AIDS Cell which was established in the year 1992 in the office of the Director of Health Services, Assam under the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) for implementing the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) Phase I. One State AIDS Programme Officer in the rank of Jt. Director of Health Services was appointed to run the programme and other officers and staffs were also appointed as per guideline. The State AIDS Cell of Assam had followed the National AIDS Prevention Policy, Govt. of India for implementing the AIDS Control Programme in Assam. The first phase of the National AIDS Control Programme came to its end in the year 1997 and was extended up to 1998.

Meanwhile the Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) was formed and registered in the month of October 1998 under the Society Registration Act 1860 of which Minister, Health & FW Deptt. Govt. of Assam is the Chairman of the Governing Body and the Senior most Secretary, Health & FW Deptt. is the Chairman of the Executive Council.



World AIDS Day -2016

Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurates e-Blood Banking System

Along with the rest of the world, Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) observed World AIDS Day on the December 1, 2016 at Sri Sri Madhabdev International Auditorium Kalakshetra, Guwahati.


ASACS observes Voluntary Blood Donation Day

Assam State AIDS Control Society and Assam State Blood Transfusion Council observed National Voluntary Blood Donation Day (NVBDD) on October 1, 2016 at the conference hall of State Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Khanapara, Guwahati. This year, the theme of NVBDD is ‘Donate blood, it’s about life’. Welcoming the participants in the meeting, ASACS Project Director, Manvendra Pratap Singh, IAS, said, “To ensure safe blood availability


IPC Health Camp for Truckers & Migrants

An IPC (Inter-Personal Communication) Health Camp was organized for truckers and migrants at BG Godown, Noonmati Guwahati on August 13, 2016. The camp was organized by Assam State AIDS Control Society(ASACS) with the help from TI NGOs - Social Unity Keeper Association For All (SUKAFA) and Nalbari Bah-Bet Silpa Unnayan Samity (NZBBSUS). The camp began at 10 am where a team of doctors, nurses, pharmacist provided by the Office of...


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