This department has been vested with the responsibility of maintaining and developing the health care system in W.B. Public health, sanitation and hospitals are the exclusive responsibilities of the State.

Health and Family Welfare

Implementation of Tele Mental Health Programme in West Bengal


Tele Mental Health Programme has been launched with an objective to provide free mental health-care services to those who are in need on 24*7 basis.

Engagement of Government Doctors in Private Clinical Establishments


No clinical establishment shall engage or empanel any person already engaged by the Government of West Bengal, or allow such person to render any healthcare service who is yet to obtain an express permission in the form of a ‘No objection certificate’ from the Government.

Different Services to All Patients attending at District Hospitals


State government is committed to provide different services (procedure and diagnostic) to all patients attending at District Hospitals of the State of West Bengal.

Hospital Level Fire Safety Committee in West Bengal

Health, ,

The “Hospital Level Fire Safety Committee” will consist of one representative from H&FW Deptt., one engineer each from Civil & Electrical Wing of PWD and one representative from Fire & Emergency Services Deptt.

Responsibilities of RBSK-MHT under School Eye Screening Programme

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Eye/ vision screening for all the school children in 06-18 years age group remains critical element under Chokher Alo.

Overhauling Cataract Surgeries Mechanism at Government Hospitals

Health, ,

Cataract is the leading cause of reversible visual loss worldwide, responsible for 47.8% of blindness accounting for close to 20 million blind in 2020.

Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign in West Bengal, 2023


Rubella infection in pregnant women disables a child for life with Congenital Rubella Syndrome that max result in deafness, blindness and heart defects.

Posting of Indemnity Bonded Open PG students under WBUHS, 2022

Health, ,

Those who had signed indemnity bond with the teaching PG Medical Colleges/ PG Medical institutions in West Bengal, are hereby instructed to join the compulsory bond posting with effect from 18.07.2022 positively.

Rising Number of COVID cases in West Bengal


Only asymptomatic and fully vaccinated people should preferably attend the public gatherings following covid appropriate behaviour.

Janma Mrityu Tathya Portal, Government of West Bengal


Citizen can apply for birth application of new born. Citizen has to register themselves with their mobile number after OTP authentication.
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