Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital
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Motto in English
|Learn and Serve|
|Type||Public Medical School|
|Principal||Prof. (Dr.) Amit Dan|
|Undergraduates||125 per year|
|Postgraduates||38 per year|
24°05′20″N 88°15′32″E / 24.0887997°N 88.2588496°E
Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital is a government-run medical college located in Berhampore, Murshidabad district, West Bengal, India. This college was established in 2012, mainly it serves the people of district Murshidabad, Birbhum and the northern part of Nadia by providing preventive, diagnostic and curative services.
Currently it has a capacity of 125 MBBS and 65 paramedical students per year. The college received its LOP (Letter of permission) on 30/06/2012 as informed by Dr Ranjan Bhattacharyya, Associate Prof & HOD, Dept of Psychiatry who is posted here since the very first day from which the foundation stone of Murshidabad Medical College & Hospital was laid down. Students to these seats are admitted through NEET. It is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, recognised by Medical Council of India (presently National Medical Commission) and State Medical Faculty of West Bengal. From 2020 session, it got approval for 24 PG seats.
The college has two campuses, both in the city of Berhampore. A main campus of 32 acres where the academic building (g+7), administrative block, main hospital building (g+2), OPD building (g+5), Matri Ma (mother and child hub) (g+5), faculty quarters, hostels and other staff quarters are situated. A cancer block is also coming up shortly in this campus. The academic building houses the office of the Principal, central library, air conditioned lecture theatres and the preclinical departments along with their own separate libraries, demonstration rooms, museums and laboratories. There is a central research laboratory and also the Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL). There is a 600-seater state of the art auditorium situated inside the academic building. It also houses the mortuary and post mortem room maintained by the dept of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, and a dissection hall maintained by the dept of Anatomy.
The second campus is located at around 2.5 km from the main campus. Here the nursing school is situated. Matri Sadan hospital which has been converted into a 300 bedded Covid hospital is also situated in the same campus.
There are separate hostels for undergraduate boys and girls, intern doctors, resident doctors and post graduate trainees. There are four (as of 2022) canteens to cater to the needs of the students, faculty members and also for the relatives of the patients.
The Nabagram Block Primary Healthcare Centre is associated with the dept of Community Medicine of the college.
Various festivals are celebrated by the students throughout the year.
- Avseende - Teachers' Day celebrations (Name given by Dr. Haimanti Bhattacharya)
- Au Revoir - Annual Convocation Ceremony
- Saraswati Puja
- Bienvenue - Freshers' Welcome Party (Name given by Dr. Arnab Chakraborty)
- Chronaxie - The Annual Cultural Festival, in which some other colleges also participate (Name given by Dr. Arnab Chakraborty)
- Annual Sports meets consisting of Football, Cricket, Badminton, Volleyball, Arm-wrestling, Tug-of-war, Kho-kho, table tennis & other games
- White Coat ceremony
- Community Medicine
- Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
- General Surgery
- Gynaecology and Obstetrics
- Paediatric Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Respiratory Medicine
- School of Nursing
- GNM Nursing
- Paramedical (DMLT, DRD, DOTT, ECG, DCCT, DOPT)[clarification needed]
- Prof.(Dr.) Pradip Kumar Saha
- Prof.(Dr.) Ajay Kumar Ray
- Prof.(Dr.) Manju Banerjee
- Prof.(Dr.) Sarmila Mallick
- ^ "Murshidabad Medical College". Retrieved 21 September 2013.
- ^ "Ministry of Health and Family Welfare" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
- ^ "List of Colleges, National Medical Commission".