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63rd Foundation Day Celebration. Click for details
Workshop on Research Methodology and Scientific Paper Writing on Gastroenterology organised by IPGME&R and School of Liver Diseases on 1-2 September, 2018 at SDLD Auditorium (5th Floor)
Breast feeding week observed in SSKM Hospital on 1st August 2018
Launching of State wide comprehensive maintenance of Biomedical Equipment at IPGME&R-SSKM on July 01, 2018
State wide comprehensive maintenance of Biomedical Equipment was launched at IPGME&R-SSKM on Sunday, the 1st July, 2018 on the eve of Doctors’ Day, by Department of Health and Family Welfare with the technical support of HLL Infratech Service Ltd. on July 01, 2018. A Toll free number 1800 123 595 959 has been introduced for on call service towards maintenance of biomedical equipments by the hospitals in West Bengal. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Arup Biswas, MIC Govt of West Bengal, Ms. Chandrima Bhattacharya, Minister of State, Govt. of West Bengal in presence of Dr. Nirmal Maji, MLA, Prof. Debasish Bhattacharya, Director of Medical Education, Govt. of West Bengal, Head of the Government Medical College and Hospitals.

62nd Foundation Day celebrations of IPGME&R, Kolkata, celebrated on 16th to 17th January, 2018.
Proud moment for our MBBS students : Achieving the 1st position in UG (MBBS) Paper Presentation competition at the International Conference of ASOMA (Asian Society of Mastology) held at JL Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi on Oct 6-9, 2017, on the topic ‘Breast cancer in pregnancy’ under the guidance of Prof. Diptendra Kumar Sarkar of the Department of General Surgery. Standing from Left to Right are Ms. Somdatta Satpathi, Mr. Debtanu Banerjee and Ms. Riya Bera.
'World Breastfeeding Week' celebration by Human Milk Bank, Neonatology Department.
Achievement of our physiotherapy students

ALKA VERMA AWARD for achieving 3rd position in
Quiz Competition held in National Conference by
IAP at Indore, 13,14 February, 2014

Achieving the 2nd Runner Up position for the PCL
(Physiotherapy Cricket League) held on
5th March 2017, at IB Ground, Salt Lake, SectorIII

Achieving the 1st position In Quiz Competition in State Conference of IAP
(Indian Association of Physiotherapist) held at HHI, Kolkata on 6-7th February, 2017
Lamp Lighting Ceremony of Nursing Training School, IPGME&R SSKM Hospital 2016-17
The school of nursing IPGME&R, SSKM Hospital was started in the year 1956 and has come a long way with its glory since its inception and recognition by West Bengal Nursing Council and later by Indian Nursing Council. This institution is affiliated mainly to run 3 years of General Nursing Midwifery course.  The annual intake of this training institution is 50 per year as commensurate with the present facilities. The academic year 2016-17 for the General Nursing Midwifery course has been started from September 2016. Like every year the auspicious ceremony, Lamp Lighting is organized today 19th January 2017 and 50 newly admitted students are going to take oath with lamp in front of Idol of Dignified icon, Florence Nightingale “Lady with the lamp”. - Principal Nursing Officer, School of Nursing
BOGSCON 42 - National workshop at Gynecology & Obstetrics Department, IPGMER
61st Foundation Day Celebrations, 16th-17th January, 2017 : IPGME&R. Click for details
Brief Report on WB-MICROCON-16, held at IPGME&R from 21st to 23rd October, 2016
The 11th West Bengal Stae Conference of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, organised by the Dept of Microbiology, I.P.G.M.E&R, commenced with pre-conferenec workshops on "Scanning Electron Microscopy" and "Testing of Anaerobes" and CME on "Interventional strategies on medically important biofilms" held on 21st October, 2016.

This was followed by a Get Together on 22nd October, 2016, of past and present microbiologists, teachers, students and scholars which brought together and alowed interaction between seven generations of microbiologists of this institute who reminesced on the past glories and exploits of this institute.

The conference was inaugurated with words of great inspiration and enlightenment on 23rd October by eminent personalities, the Hon"ble Dr Nirmal Maji, MLA and President, West Bengal Medical Council and Guest Of Honor, Prof. Tamal Kanti Ghosh, Special Secretary, Medical Education, Govt of West Bengal, Prof. Bhabotosh Biswas, Hon"ble Vice Chancellor, WBUHS, Prof Manju Banerjee, Director, IPGMER, Prof Manideepa Sengupta,Secretary, IAMM West Bengal, Organising President, Prof. Prasanta Kumar Maiti and Organising Secretary, Dr Satadal Das,Organising Secretary.
The award paper presentation had seven papers was going on simultaneously with the inaugural session, which was judged by two senior teachers.

This was followed by inspiring and illuninating theme lecture by Prof P.K.Maity "Nurture good bacteria, Corner bad bacteria"; guest lectures by Prof Anindo Sundar Ghosh, BioTechnology, IIT, Kharagpur on "Molecular genetics of drug resistance in bacteria"", and Prof Basudeb Bhattacharya, DME, Tripura and Ex Prof and Head, Biochenistry, Calcuta University on "Genetics of Drug Resistance in Mycobacterium Leprae". A felicitation ceremony to honour senior microbiologists Prof. Sujatha Ghosh Dastidar, Prof Jnanabrata Sil and Prof Barun Saha Dalal was held. The pre-lunch session concluded with an interesting sponsored lecture on "Biomarkers of Sepsis" by Roche Scientific.

The post-lunch scientific session comeneced with a very interesing and interactive panel discussion " Culture of Enviromental samples on a regular basis; standard of care or a wastge of resources"; the participants being Dr Anjan Mukherjee, Microbiologist, Sankar Netralaya., Dr Anuradaha Agarwal, Microbiologist, Bellevue Clinic and Prof. Nishith Pal, Head, Microbiology, NRS Medical College.

This was followed by poster session adjudication for selection of the first two best posters on research workof MD PGTs and simultaneously two free paper sessions on different original research aspects of Microbiology were assessed and the best papers were selected for award. The conference concluded with a prize distribution ceremony with most of the prizes being bagged by faculty and students of our institute, followed by a valedictory session.
Observance of 31st National Eye Donation Fortnight 2016.
'Awarness Programme on Eye Donation" at Gokhale Memorial Girls' School at 1.30 pm on 1st September, 2016 (Thursday).

"OBSERVANCE OF 31st NATIONAL EYE DONATION FORTNIGHT,2016" at Lecture Theatre V ( LT-V), Academy Building, IPGME&R, Kolkata at 1.00 pm on 5th September, 2016.
Observation of World Organ Day in IPGME&R on 17 August, 2016.
Flag Hoisting on the morning of 15th August, 2016, our 70th Independence Day.
Department of Surgery IPGME&R and SSKM Hospital organizes 44th AMASI Skill Course and FMAS Examination on 4-6 August, 2016
Department of Anesthesiology, IPGME&R organized a Workshop on 29May, 2016
On 29th May, 2016, Sunday, Department of Anesthesiology, IPGME&R organized a Workshop on " Optimized Perioperative Principles " in the GLT of IPGME&R. This academic session directed the anesthesiology fraternity enriching how the recent drugs, machinery and advanced technology have improved the safety of patients in the perioperative period.

Faculty from outside West Bengal , Prof Mukul Chandra Kapoor, President IACTA and Director, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Max Smart Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi ; Prof Pravin Kumar Neema, Director AIIMS, Chhattisgarh and our own Dr Chiranjib Bhattacharyya, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, IPGME&R presented lectures on " Optimized Perioperative Technique", " New Inhalational Agents" and " Low Flow Anesthesia" respectively.

Our Director madam, Prof Manju Banerjee; MSVP Prof Manash Kumar Sarkar ; Eminent senior Anesthesiologists of Kolkata; President and Secretary, ISA WB; teachers and PGTs from our institution and other institutions were present. A total of 80 participants attended the workshop who enjoyed the scientific feast with constructive interactions.

Programme started with Inaugural Session followed by academics. Prof Sankari Santra , HOD Anesthesiology welcomed the distinguished gathering. Director madam and MSVP sir addressed the gathering sharing their views in this field. Scientific session ended with vote of thanks.

This workshop was acknowledged by West Bengal Medical Council with CME Credit Hours.

RIRS Workshop on 05 May 2016, organized by UROFEST Society in IPGME&R
Projects under the Investigation of Urology Department
Quiz on World Health Day, 7 April 2016, organised by IAPSM with support of IAPSM (West Bengal Chapter)
Appreciation of Eye Donation Camp organised in SSKM Hospital in association with Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya Kolkata ran a camp in SSKM hospital and collected pledge for eye donation and assisted SSKM hospital in the noble venture for which they were appreciated by Sight Life Global Partner 2015. this has been made possible because of active participation by eye department of SSKM hospital. Click for more details.
Comprehensive Breast Services Workshop on 20 January 2016
Comprehensive Breast Service under the department of Surgery, IPGME&R and SSKM hospital, was honoured to have Dr. Debasish Ghosh, an eminent Consultant Breast Surgeon of Royal Free Hospital, London for a day long single subject workshop & CME on 20th January. 2016, at the main OT complex and departmental seminar room, on various 'Techniques of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and Basic Surgical Procedure'.

The workshop and CME was attended by faculty members and students of the institute.

It was an enriching, interactive and live session that benefitted upcoming and established surgeons equally and unequivocally.

Foundation Day Celebration 2016 : IPGME&R
The 60th Foundation Day of Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGME&R) was celebrated on 16th January, 2016. In the morning, national flag was hoisted by senior most Professor of the institute, Dr. Anup Kundu in presence of Prof Manu Banerjee, Director IPGME&R and invited dignitaries, faculty members, students and staff members of IPGME&R and SSKM Hospital.

Later, there was Ronal Ross Oration session in the auditorium of UCM Building by Dr. Siddharth Roy, Senior Scientist of Bose Institute and ex-Director IICB on Genomics and Dr. Arun Banerjee Memorial oration by Prof. Asitava Mondal on Cytopathology.

This was followed by prize distribution ceremony.

The second part of the program was attended by Janab Firhad Hakim, Minister, Govt, of West Bengal and Chairperson of Rogi Kalyan Samity SSKM Hospital, Sri Subroto Bakshi, Hon"ble Member of Parliament, Dr. Nirmal Maji, MLA and many other dignitaries. Lamp was lit by the dignitaries. Prof. Manju Banerjee, Director welcomed all and narrated the journey of IPGME&R since its inception. Each of the dignitaries addressed the august gathering from the dais. The program ended with thanks.

Some of the pictures of 69th Independence Day celebration at IPGME&R.
Dr Simanti Datta of IPGME&R received the prestigious Major General Saheb Singh Sokhey Award
Dr Simanti Datta of IPGME&R received the prestigious Major General Saheb Singh Sokhey Award for research in the field of Communicable Diseases, awarded by ICMR, Govt. of India.

lady in a white sari with black border (sitting) is Dr Simanti Datta
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