The Gastrointestinal Tract Pathogens Repository (GTPR) is the national facility at "National institution of Cholera and Enteric Diseases" (NICED) division of Microbiology sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi for the maintenance, and supply of enteric pathogens. The centre was established in 2011. The Collection now maintains over 2000 enteric pathogens. The main aim of the centre is to set up a facility of international standard for preservation and to handle deposits of medically important enteric microorganisms and to supply authentic strains to investigators in India. Scientists and researchers would have access to database of preserved medically important enteric microorganisms.