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The Health & Family Welfare Department of the State Government has been vested with the responsibility of maintaining and developing the health care system in West Bengal. Public health, sanitation and hospitals are the exclusive responsibilities of the State. The state provides financial and managerial support for the basic health care support and infrastructural facilities at the rural level, while the State level super specialty Medical Colleges & Hospitals predominantly provides the ambulatory care services.
About 80% of the Government health care services to the citizens are being provided free of cost. 


Mamata Banerjee

Address: Nabanna , 
14th Floor, 325, Sarat Chatterjee Road,
Mandirtala Shibpur, Howrah-711102
Phone: 2214-5555, 2214-3101
Fax: 2214-3528

Minister of State

Smt. Chandrima Bhattacharya

Address: Swasthya Bhawan, GN-29, Sector V, Saltlake, Kolkata-700091
Phone: 2367-3636

Fax: 2357-7901


Principal Secretary

Sri Narayan Swaroop Nigam, IAS

Address: Swasthya Bhawan , GN-29,sector V,Saltlake,Kolkata-700091
Phone: 2357-5899
Fax: 2357-7907

Nodal Officer


Address: Swastha Bhawan
GN-29,Sector V,Salt Lake,
Phone: 2333-0100/2333-0655
Fax: 2357-5175

Last updated on: Sunday, 31 December 2023
Information Source: Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal
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