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Department: Health

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. Tabular View

Insurance Policy For Persons Deployed For COVID-19 Related Duties

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Free treatment for COVID-19 patients shall be provided in Government Hospitals/ Government-requisitioned private hospital with an additional financial assistance of Rs 1.00 Lakh and a death benefit of Rs 10.00 Lakh.

Essential Services excluded from Complete Safety Restrictions

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It is further clarified that following establishments/ services including those in the private sector providing essential services shall be excluded from the Complete Safety Restrictions:

Complete Safety Restrictions for Combating COVID-19

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All shops, commercial establishments, offices and factories, workshops, godowns etc shall close their operations. People are required to stay at home and come out only for basic services while strictly following social distancing guidelines issued earlier.

West Bengal Epidemic Disease, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020

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In case the person has history of coming in contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days and the person is asymptomatic then the person must be kept in home quarantine for 14 days from the day of exposure.

West Bengal Epidemic Disease, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020

Life Insurance for Staffs deployed for Management of COVID-19

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Governor is pleased to provide coverage up to Rs 5 lakh for treatment related to COVID-19 and additional Rs 5 lakh as death benefit to all employees/ persons deployed in the containment and management of COVID 19.

Cancellation of Leave of Employees under H&FW Department

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In view of pandemic of COVD-19, all types of leave of all staff of Health and Family Welfare Department posted at all tiers (primary, secondary and tertiary health care institutions and offices including Headquarter) in West Bengal is hereby cancelled.

Lumbini Park Mental Hospital Acquisition Act, 1984

An Act to provide for the acquisition of the Lumbini Park Mental Hospital at No. 115, Girindra Sekhar Bose Road, Kolkata-39 (in the district of 24-Parganas).

Shishu Sathi Scheme for Children

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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off a scheme named Shishu Sathi, on 21.08.2013 to provide free treatment to children who need heart surgeries, irrespective of how rich or poor the parents are.

Shishu Sathi Scheme for Children

Use of Day-wise Coloured Bed Sheets in all Govt. Hospitals

Monday: Deep Pink, Tuesday: Royale Blue, Wednesday: Light Brown, Thursday: Green, Friday: White, Saturday: Sky Blue, Sunday: Yellow. Bed sheet full bleached @ Rs. 448/- per piece.

West Bengal Registration of Births and Deaths Rules, 2000

An Act to provide for the regulation of registration of births and deaths and for matters connected therewith.

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