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Department - Community Medicine

Department Details

Annual Report

Departmental Academics

No. of  Under-Graduate Students: 261

No. of  Post-Graduate Students: 7

Under-Graduate  Students passed:   99.62 %

Post-Graduate Students passed: 100%

PG seminar: 10

PG Journal Club: 9

Workshop:  Preparing synopsis for PG Trainee      : 3 sessions

                    Covid-19 vaccine                                 : 2 days

Training:      Epidemiology & Prevention of Covid-19:     20 sessions

                    Covid-19 orientation for senior faculties:       1 session

                    Intern Orientation Programme             :         1 day


  • Faculties attended in National & international Conference:  4
  • Faculties presented papers in National & International journal:  2
  • Total No. of publications of the faculties in National & International Journal (2020&21) -16

Annual Report

  1. The regular activities run by the department as follows:
    1. Teaching of MBBS, MD, BSc.and MSc. Nursing Students
    2. Training of Internees
    3. Centre for Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine (PGDFM) course under IGNOU
    4. Immunization clinic and cold chain management
      1. Routine immunization of under-five children
      2. Anti-Rabies vaccination
    5. Urban Health training centre and family care
    6. Rural Health Training centre and family care
    7. Antara clinic (for Injectable contraceptive)
    8. In charge of General OPD and Fever clinic of the institution


  1. Special achievements & collaborative activities by the department in recent past:
  1. HOD of the Department is Member Secretary of Institutional Ethics Committee of Medical College, Kolkata
  2. Faculties deputed at Swasthya Bhawan as Deputy Director Medical Education and State Nodal Officer of UG, PG, SS and DNB admission
  3. Faculties involved in ILI surveillance monitoring visit during Covid pandemic in Howrah Municipal Corporation area
  4. Faculty, in charge of UG, PG and Post-Doctoral verification and counselling in the institute
  5. Faculty,centre in charge of university Examination occurring in the institution
  6. Faculty, involved inManagement of Medical Records Department
  7. Faculties involved in working with Telemedicine unit of IPGMER
  8. PHN and faculties are actively participating and managingthe COVID vaccination program and related cold chain management in the institute
  9. Faculty, involved as part of data management and epidemiological expert group of COVID Management at Swasthya Bhawan
  10. Medical Officers and PGTs actively managing the Fever clinic of the institution
  11. Faculty, worked during COVID 19 Pandemic at IDBG Hospital
  12. Faculties involved in Multidisciplinary research unit (MRU), Medical Education Unit (MRU), Curriculum Committee, Hostel Committees, Website Committees, AETCOM
  13. Training imparted- Donning and Doffing of health care providers for Covid Management, Routine immunization and cold chain handling, Research Methodology, Synopsis writing etc.
  14. Faculties involved in Supportive Supervision and monitoring of COVID immunization, RI, RMNCH+A through West Bengal State Immunization Support Cell with Department of Health & FW, Govt of West Bengal and UNICEF



  1. West Bengal State Immunization Support Cell (WBSISC)

It is a collaborative project of UNICEF and GoWB. Department of Community Medicine of Medical College Kolkata, coordinates all activity related to this project. The primary objective of this project is to provide supportive supervision and monitoring to RMNCHA programs of RI, MI, Cold chain and vaccine logistics, PMSMA, EIBF and LaQSHYA. During COVID 19 pandemic it works along with the Department of Health and Family Welfare for capacity building and supportive supervision and training.




  1. Attendance in National and International Conference and paper presentation during last one year:

Sl. No.

Name of conference

Faculty attended



Dr. Arup Chakraborty



Dr. Arup Chakraborty, Dr Mousumi Dutta


i. Online Conference on Nutrition and Health 2020, organized by AIIMS Mangalgiri.

ii. Asia Pacific Advanced NetworkInternational Conference, Hongkong

Dr Tanushree Mondal


E CROSS CONNECT  Online symposium

Dr Poulomi Mukherjee



  1. Recent Publications of faculties in National & International Journal:

Sl. No

Title of article

Journal Name



Clinico-histological correlation of etiological spectrum of chronic liver disease diagnosed during noncirrhotic stages in children: Can need of liver biopsy be obviated?

JGH Open

Dr. Debasis Das et al


Role of Epigenetics in Etiology & Prevention of Human Disease: A Review Based on Current Evidence 

Asian Journal of Research in Biological & Pharmaceutical Science

Dr. Debasis Das et al


Bacterial Profile with Antimicrobial Sensitivity Pattern of Different Pyogenic Infections treated in a Tertiary Care Hospital at Kolkata

Journal of the Indian Medical Association

Dr Tanushree Mondal et al


A Comparative Study of Telemedicine?Assisted Traditional Teaching Classes and Flipped Classroom?Assisted Self?Directed Learning Sessions during COVID?19 Pandemic among First MBBS Students in Burdwan Medical College: A Pilot Study

Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth

Dr Tanushree Mondal et al


Communication and awareness on a new vaccine: a cross-sectional study in a tertiary care hospital of West Bengal


International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health

Dr.Mousumi Datta, Arup Chakraborty et al


Demonstration of Iron in Exfoliated Buccal Mucosal Cells as a test for Iron Overload in Thalassemia Syndrome Patients Undergoing Repeated Blood Transfusion

journal of Medical Science & Clinical Research

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Elders suffering recurrent injurious falls: causal analysis from a rural tribal community in the eastern part of India

Rural & Remote Health

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Effect of Light Pollution on Self?Reported Sleep Quality and its Components: Comparative Assessment among Healthy Adult Populations in a Rural and an Urban Area of West Bengal, India

Indian Journal of Public Health

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Psychometric Validation of Geriatric Depression Scale – Short Form among Bengali?Speaking Elderly from a Rural Area of West Bengal: Application of Item Response Theory

Indian Journal of Public Health

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Effectiveness of Preventive Measures against COVID?19: A Systematic Review of In Silico Modelling Studies in Indian Context

Indian Journal of Public Health

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Work related behaviour and experience patterns among medical students in a teaching hospital in Eastern India

International Journal of Medical sciences and current research

Dr.Adwitiya Das et al


A real-world retrospective evaluation of glycaemic control and weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with canagliflozin 100 mg and canagliflozin 300 mg in an Indian setting

Clinical Diabetology

Dr.Poulomi Mukherjee et al



A Comparative Study Between Interscalene Block And Suprascapular Plus Axillary Nerve Block In Patients Undergoing Shoulder Surgery

International Journal Of Scientific Research

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Has loneliness and poor resilient coping influenced the magnitude of psychological distress among apparently healthy Indian adults during the lockdown? Evidence from a rapid online nation-wide cross-sectional survey


Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al


Correlates of insomnia among the adults during COVID19 pandemic: evidence from an online survey in India

Sleep Medicine

Dr.Arup Chakraborty et al



Nutritional Status of Tribal and Non Tribal children (under-5) in Purulia District of West Bengal: A comparative study

International J of research and review

Dr. Sudipta Das et al


  1. Ongoing research activities in the department:

Sl. No



A study on knowledge Attitude & Practice of family planning among eligible couples in a rural area of West Bengal


An epidemiological study on selected risk factors of stroke among adults living in a slum of Kolkata


A study on low birth weight and its risk factors among babies admitted in SNCU of Medical College, Kolkata


An epidemiological study on domestic violence among married women in a rural area of West Bengal


An epidemiological study on morbidity pattern

and health care seeking behaviour of

agricultural workers in rural areas of West



Estimation of G6PD status in the school going population of Kolkata. (P.H.D. dissertation under WBUHS)



A study on knowledge, attitude & practice

regarding noise exposure & prevention among

the residents of an urban slum in Kolkata


Assessment of nutritional status among elderlyand factors influencing it in a rural area,

Kolkata - A Cross Sectional Study.


Awareness, Attitude & Knowledge on Rabies

among slum population in Kolkata


A study on gender preference among pregnant mothers attending ante-natal clinic of Medical College, Kolkata


A cross-sectional study on evaluation of use of partograph and possible barriers in its proper documentation in a tertiary care hospital of Kolkata, West Bengal.


A study on environmental exposure and health effects among dwellers of urban slum in Kolkata city. (P.H.D. dissertation under WBUHS)


A study on personality traits, cognitive emotional regulation, social support seeking behaviour and quality of life among type 2 Diabetes patients attending outpatient department of a tertiary care hospital in Kolkata, India. (P.H.D. dissertation under WBUHS)


A descriptive epidemiological study on ocular morbidity pattern of paediatric patients attending a regional Institute of Ophthalomology


An epidemiological study on lifestyle factors and co-morbidities among the adult hypothyroid patients attending Medical College, Kolkata



All Faculty Details

Image Name Designation
Dr. Debasis Das Professor and HOD
Dr. Rabindra Nath Roy Professor
Dr. Tanushree Mondal Associate Professor
Dr. Nirmalya Manna Associate Professor
Dr. Anindya Mukherjee Associate Professor
Dr. Arup Chakroborty Associate Professor
Dr. Debadatta Chakrabarty Assistant Professor
Dr. Seshadri Kole Assistant Professor
Dr. Mousumi Datta Assistant Professor
Dr. Shamima Yasmin Assistant Professor
Dr. Adwitiya Das Assistant Professor
Dr. Rahul Biswas Assistant Professor
Dr. Tanjib Hassan Mullick Assistant Professor
Dr. Trinath Sarkar Assistant Professor
Dr. Shibasish Banerjee Assistant Professor
Dr. Poulomi Mukherjee Assistant Professor
Dr. Sharmistha Ghosh Demonstrator
Dr. Soumitra Mondal Demonstrator
Dr. Sudipta Das Demonstrator
Dr. Panchamani Mandi Medical Officer (ROME)

All Residents

Image Name Details
Dr. Debjani Guchhait Designation - Senior Resident
Dr. V Abhinesh Designation -Senior Resident
Dr. Rituparna Roy Designation - Senior Resident
Dr. Jyoti Singh Designation-Senior Resident
Miss Sangita Mazumder Designation-Statistician
Dr. Ria Mukherjee Designation - Junior Resident
Dr. PathaSarathi Bhattacharya Designation - Junior Resident
Dr. Puspak Das Designation - Junior Resident
Dr. Abhishek Reja Designation - Junior Resident
Dr. Meghali Marak Designation - Junior Resident
Dr. Pratibha Das Designation - Junior Resident

All Non Teaching Staff

Image Name Details
Sutapa Roy Designation - Senior Public Health Nurse
Dipti Mitra Designation - Public Health Nurse
Putul Bhattacharaya Designation - Public Health Nurse
Dr. Soma Mistri Designation - Public Health Nurse
Sutapa Mukherjee Designation - Public Health Nurse
Bablu Shaw Designation - UDC
Khurshid Alam Designation - Group D

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