National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) is an autonomous apex organization for research and training in Unani medicine in India. It was established in 1984 at Bangalore under the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, in a joint venture with Government of Karnataka. National Institute of Unani Medicine was formed to impart quality education of Unani medicine. To carry out research in Unani medicine. To provide efficacious, safe and cost effective healthcare solutions through creative applications of Unani medicine.