Health Section

Address: 6, Rishi Bankim Chandra Road, New Collectorate Building, 5th Floor, Howrah-1


Telephone No: 033-2641-4917

Email: dmhealthhwh[at]gmail[dot]com

Duties of the Department & Services:

  •  Co-ordinating with the C.M.O.H. office & B.D.O. & B.M.O.H. regarding infrastructure development of BPHC /PHC / Sub-Centres
  • Monitoring of Public health related matters like Pulse Polio, Health Sub-Centre, ASHA, BPHC, PHC, ANM.
  • Analyzing different Health related parameters like Institutional delivery, Infant mortality rate, MMR & taking subsequent measures

Function in details & Public Services provided:

  • Public Health Monitoring
  • Prevention & Control of Vector-Borne Diseases, Waterborne diseases, Tuberculosis
  •  Monitoring of routine Immunisation, Pulse Polio Immunisation and other special immunization programme
  • Construction-related issues of BPHC/PHC/Health Sub-Centre
  • Monitoring of function of ANM/ASHA
  •  Delayed registration of Birth & Death under HMC & Bally Municipality

Relevant Acts & Guidelines

  • Clinical Establishment, Act 1950
  • Registration of Birth & Death, Act 1969
  • Cigarette & other Tobacco Product, Act 2003

Administrative Structure (HR) of the Section:


  • SNCUs (02) at Howrah District Hospital & Uluberia Sub-Division Hospital are running successfully.

  • Fair Price Medicine Shops (06) at Howrah DH, Uluberia SDH, TLJ SGH, Gabberia SGH, Udaynarayanpur SGH & Belur SGH are functioning.

  • All 9 SNSUs have started functioning satisfactorily (TLJ SGH, Gabberia SGH, UNPur SGH, Amta RH, Domjur RH, JBPur RH, BB Dhar RH, Bagnan RH & Jhumjhumi BPHC).

  • Upgraded Amta RH into 80 beds

  • CT Scan facility is running in Howrah DH under PPP

  • Dialysis Unit & Digital X-Ray are nearing to complete.

  • 12-beded CCU is running successfully in Howrah DH

  • Granted approval from DNB Authority, Delhi to Howrah DH for 5 disciplines e.g. Medicine, Surgery, G&O, Paediatrician & Eye.

  • Another CCU will be opened at Uluberia SDH and HDU will be opened at Amta RH. The work is under-process.

  • Up-to-date payment of fixed honorarium to all of the eligible ASHAs (1966) has been completed.

  • Construction of MCH Hub at Uluberia SDH is completed.

  • Indoor services at Nabagram PHC (Shyampur-I), Dhulasimla PHC (Uluberia-I) & Penro Harishpur PHC (UNPur) Block have been started.

  • Award received for best performing  BMOH (Amta-I), MO (Amta RH), HMO (Amta RH), ANM (Amta-I & Shyampur-I) (year 2013)

  • Received highest institutional delivery award for B.B. Dhar RH, Domjur RH, Bagnan RH & JBPur RH (2012-13).

Useful Links: CMOH, Howrah