Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital (NRS)

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Activity and Achievements


Annual Performance:

A. Patient care service (Annual Sample Load):

URINE-6253 PUS& OTHERS-6187 BLOOD-3828
AFB STAIN-736 OT SWAB-4142 MYCOBACTERIAL CULTURE-47
GRAM STAIN-138 KOH MOUNT-367 FUNGUS CULTURE-349
BACTERIAL SENSITIVITY-5112 WIDAL-723 HBsAg-36144
AntiHCV-25776 ASO TITRE-978 RA FACTOR-1809
HIV TESTING-27636 DENGUE IgM-2225 DENGUE NS1-1188
CRP-1548 ANF-843
A Total of 1, 26, 029 samples have been tested from 01.12.2015 to 30.11.2016.

B. Teaching curriculum:

1. M.B.B.S.
2. B.D.S.
3. D.M.L.T.
4. D.C.L.T., D.O.T.T.
5. Basic Nursing (Diploma)
6. Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing

C. Research

1. “Prevalence and sensitivity pattern of Enterococcus faecalis causing urinary tract infection in a tertiary care hospital in Kolkata”.
2. “Investigation of microbial contamination of street food products in and around a busy railway station in Kolkata.”
3. A bacteriological study on pleural effusion in a tertiary care hospital 
4. Study of prevalence of ESBL producing gram negative bacteria among hospital infection.
5. Correlation between clinical features, sepsis screening and blood culture in neonatal sepsis.
6. Clinicodemographic study of Lichen planus and its association with Hepatitis C virus infection and other diseases
7. A clinical study of patients admitted with febrile convulsions in a tertiary care hospital with special reference to incidence of bacteraemia and focal infection.
8. “Characterization of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from surgical site in a tertiary care hospital in Kolkata by phenotypic and genotypic methods” – registered for PhD under WBUHS by Dr. Susmita Bhattacharya.
9. Media modification for selective isolation of Acinetobacter species and Pseudomonas species from hospital environmental samples.- ICMR project for 4th year MBBS student Neha Lal – under guidance of Professor NK Pal.
10. Surveillance and follow-up of surgical site infections in Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital – ICMR project for MBBS student 3rd year Kaushiki Halder under guidance of Prof. NK Pal
11. Isolation of specific phages infecting multidrug resistant E. coli and Klebsiella spp. –Under guidance of Prof. N.K. Pal
12. Exploration for bacteriocin production by Acinetobacter spp. –Under guidance of Prof. N.K. Pal

13. A randomized, double-blind clinical trial of Amorolfine 5% nail lacquer with oral Fluconazole compared versus oral Fluconazole in the treatment of finger nail onychomycosis. Under guidance of Prof. S. Bhattacharya
14. Candida isolates from oral thrush and throat swabs of cancer patients. Under guidance of Prof. S. Bhattacharya 

D. Publications:

1. Das S, Halder K, Goswami A, Chowdhury BD, Pal NK, Subrata MajumdarImmunomodulation in host-protective immune response against murine tuberculosis through regulation of the T regulatory cell functionJournal of leukocyte biology 07/2015; DOI:10.1189/jlb.3A0315-114R
2. Das S, Bhattacharjee O, Goswami A, Pal NK, Majumdar S. Arabinosylated lipoarabinomannan (Ara-LAM) mediated intracellular mechanisms against tuberculosis infection: Involvement of protein kinase C (PKC) mediated signaling. Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland) 12/2014; 95(2). DOI:10.1016/j.tube.2014.11.007 ·
3. Chowdhury IH, Ahmed AM, Choudhuri S, Sen A, Hazra A,Pal NK, Bhattacharya B, Bahar B. Alteration of serum inflammatory cytokines in active pulmonary tuberculosis following antituberculosis drug therapy.
4. Goswami A, Chakraborty U,Mahapatra T,Mahapatra S, Mukherjee T, Das S, Das A, Dey SK, Ray S,· Bhattacharya B, Pal NK.Correlates of Treatment Outcomes and Drug Resistance
among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Attending Tertiary Care Hospitals of Kolkata, India. PLoS ONE 10/2014; 9(10):e109563. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0109563.
5. I H Chowdhury · S Choudhuri · A Sen · B Bhattacharya · A M Ahmed · A Hazra · N K Pal, B Bahar. Serum interleukin 6 (IL-6) as a potential biomarker of disease progression in active
pulmonary tuberculosis following anti-tuberculosis drug therapy. Molecular Immunology 10/2014; 63(2). DOI:10.1016/j.molimm.2014.09.006
6. Saha S, Charaborty U, Majumdar M, Goswami A, Pal NK. Vancomycin intermediate resistant staphylococcus spp. Colonization in hands of health care workers of tertiary level hospitals in kolkata, India. 07/2014; 3(30):8322-8327. DOI:10.14260/jemds/2014/3049.
7. Das S,Banerjee S, Majumder S, Chowdhury BP, Goswami A, Halder K, Chakraborty U, Pal NK, Majumdar S.Immune Subversion by Mycobacterium tuberculosis through CCR5 Mediated Signaling: Involvement of IL-10. PLoS ONE 04/2014; 9(4):e92477. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0092477.
8. Bag A, Bhattacharyya SK, Pal NK. Antiibacterial potential of hydroalcoholic extracts of triphala components against multidrug-resistant uropathogenic bacteria--a preliminary report. Indian journal of experimental biology 09/2013; 51(9):709-14. 9. Chakraborty U, Goswami A, Saha S, Mukherjee T, Dey SK, Majumdar S, Pal NK. Tumour necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide response in different categories of tuberculosis patients. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 04/2013; 17(4):505-10. DOI:10.5588/ijtld.12.019.
10. Bag A, Bhattacharyya SK, Pal NK, Chattopadhyay RR. In vitro antimicrobial potential of Terminalia chebula fruit extracts against multidrug–resistant uropathogens. Asian Pacific
Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 12/2012; 2(3):S1883-S1887. DOI: 10.1016/S2221- 1691(12)60514-0.
11. Ganguly S, Saha P, Guha SK, Das S, Bera DK, Biswas A, Kundu PK, Saha B, Ray K. and Maji AK.(2013) In vivo therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine alone or in combination with primaquine in vivax malaria in Kolkata, West Bengal, India and polymorphism in pvmdr1 and pvcrt-0 
genes.Antimicrobial Agent and Chemotherapy.57 (3):1246-1251.DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02050-12. IF: 4.811.
12. Ganguly S, Saha P, Guha SK, Biswas A, Das S, Kundu PK and Maji AK. (2013). A high prevalence of asymptomatic malaria in a tribal population of Eastern India. Journal of Clinical
Microbiology. 51(5):1439-1444. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03437-12. IF: 4. 445. 
13. Saha P, Naskar, A, Ganguly S, Das S, Guha SK, Biswas A, Bera DK, Kundu PK, Das M, Mullick S, Ray K and Maji AK.(2013) Therapeutic efficacy of Artemisinin Combination Therapies and prevalence of S769N mutation in PfATPase6 gene of P. falciparum in Kolkata, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 6(6): 443-448. IF: 0.352.
14. Das S, Saha P, Ganguly S, Guha SK, Bera DK, Biswas A, Das M, Kundu PK, Ray K and Maji AK. (2013). Prevalence of pfdhfr–pfdhps mutations and in vivo efficacy of sulphadoxinepyrimethamine in the treatment of P. falciparum malaria in West Bengal, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine IF: 0.352.
15. Basak S, Ghosh D, Mukherjee M, Majumdar M, Ganguly S, Sarkar S, Das J, and Ganguly DN. (2013). A short study on superficial mycoses with evaluation of topical antifungal agents in a tertiary care hospital. J. Mycopathol, Res, 51(2): 301-305.
16. Bhattacharya S, Pal K, Barua JK, Jain S, Kundu PK, Niyogi SK. Outbreak of methicillin Staphyloccus aureus in neonatal intensive care unit in a tertiary care hospital in Kolkata. IOSRJDMS 2014; 13(4):63-7. 
17. Dey I, Bhattacharya S. Knowledge and participation of Telemedicine among Post Graduate Students in a Tertiary Hospital of West Berngal. IOSR JDMS 2016; 15(6) 8-11.
18. Majumdar AK, Sarkar S, Ghosh R, Konar J, PathakM, Sengupta m, Bhattacharya S, Nandi A. Rational Choice of Antibiotics for Wound Infection: A guide For The Clinicians.JEMDS. 2016; 5(38):2335-23339
19. Bhattacharjee D, Mukherjee K, Chakraborty G, Ghosh R, Mandal N, Bose M. CORRELATION STUDY BETWEEN HCV GENOTYPES DISTRIBUTION PATTERN AND VIRAL LOAD IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN KOLKATA, INDIA. JCDR.2016 9(5) 15-17
20. Konar J, Ghosh R, Chatterjee SS, Majumdar A, Pathak M, Bhattacharya S. NITROFURANTOIN: THE TIME TESTED CHOICE IN UNCOMPLICATED URINARY TRACT INFECTION. JEMDS 2016.5(34) 1871-1874 
21. Ghosh R, Konar J, Mukherjee K, Chatterjee SS, Saha S, Majumdar AK, Bhattacharya S. A brief Study on Recent Epidemiological Trend of Dengue in A Tertiary Care Hospital in Kolkata. IOSR 2016. 15 (9).105-11

A. Awards received by Students/Faculty members: 

1. ArkaPrava Chattopadhyay was awarded Gold Medal in Microbiology as well as Senior Class Assistantship in Microbiology during Academic year 2015-16
2. Namrata Saha was awarded Junior Class Assistantship in Microbiology during Academic year 2015-16
3. Dr. Jayashree Konar was awarded the Best Oral Paper in Microbiology at IAPM Conference, State Chapter held in Kolkata on 18.09.2016
4. Dr. Ranadeep Ghosh was awarded the Best Poster in Microbiology at IAPM Conference,State Chapter held in Kolkata on 18.09.2016
5. Dr. Shiv Sekhar Chatterjee was awarded the Second-best Poster in Microbiology at IAPM Conference, State Chapter held in Kolkata on 18.09.2016.

 

Non Teaching Stuff


 

Office Staff :
1. Storekeeper: Mr. Purnendu Sekhar Mondal
2. Record Clerk: Mr. Dipak Kumar Das

Technicians:
1. Sri B.N.Mallick (To be super annuated on 31.12.2016)
2. Smt. Sabita Gupta
3. Sri Samir Roy (Super annuated on 31.10.2016)
4. Sri Nitish Mondal
5. Sri Samarendra Kundu
6. Sri Utpal Ghosh (ICTC, MT Lab)
7. Sri Dibyendu Roy (ICTC, MT Lab)
8. Smt. Shakuntala Biswas (ICTC Counsellor)
9. Smt. Briti Makar (ICTC Counsellor)
10. Smt. Moumita Mukherjee (ICTC Counsellor)

Laboratory attendants:
1. Late Smt. Ujjwala Acharya (Super annuated in August 2016)
2. Mr. Ram Chandra Roy
3. Late Mr. Ashoke Das (Expired on 23.11.2016)
4. Mr. Barun Adhikari
5. Mr. Gouranga Sahoo
6. Mr. Joydeb Roy

Sweepers:
1. Smt Bina Turi
2. Smt Manti Mallik
3. Sri Raju Hela(Contractual Basis)

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Paramedical Course Details


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Celebrating Republic Day 2017


Though India became a free nation on August 15, 1947, it declared itself a Sovereign, Democratic and Republic state with the adoption of the Constitution on January 26, 1950. A salute of 21 guns and the unfurling of the Indian National Flag by Dr. Rajendra Prasad heralded the historic birth of the Indian Republic on that day.

Remembering them we, from NRSMC, celebrated the Republic Day with culutural activities like singing, flag hoisting and tributing the nation.

Values and Ethics is to be added in the syllabus


Ethics and moral values will be a part of the course offered to aspiring doctors of Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College. This course will be conducted be the sanyasi's of Ram Krishna Mission.

Starting from first year to fourth, even the Post graduate Trainee are to be trained through the this course. The principal of NRSMC, Dr. Prof. Debasis Bhattacharyya is taking full initiave to conduct this course.

1st December is the inagural day of NRSMC and the entire course will be discussed there in details.

Help Desk For Admission or Academic Assistance


This is to let you inform that For any Admission or Academic query please contact on - (033) 22653214/15/16/17 with forwarded extension No.-1803  (Student Section - NRSMC, Kolkata) and not on (033) 2265-3333 (Principal's Chamber - NRSMC, Kolkata)

National Nutrition Week Symposium 2016 to be held at Swami Vivekananda Grand Lecture Theatre on 29


National Nutrition Week Symposium

Organised by Diabetic Association of India, West Bengal Chapter

Venue: Vivekananda Hall, Centenary Building, NRS Medical College, Kolkata

Date: 2 nd September 2016

12 – 12.30 PM: Inauguration

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Walk-in Interview For The Post Of Librarian


Walk-in Interview For The Post Of Librarian will be held on 16-08.2016 at 11 am in the chamber of the undersigned. click the picture left for detailed information.

Orientation Programme on 'Sexual Harrassement at Workplace'


This is with reference to the letter regarding Orientation Programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace at Medical Colleges & Hospitals of Kolkata from The Director of Medical Education & Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of West Bengal vide Memo No. HF/O/MERT/739/GA/3C-18/2015 dated 21.07.16. ?Please find attached letter regarding Orientation Programme on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace at N.R.S Medical College & Hospital on August 5 (Friday) OR August 6 (Saturday), 2016 mentioning Context, Duration, Profile of Participants, Equipment needed etc. May we request you to organize the programme on August 5 (Friday)? However, August 6 (Saturday) will be okay for us if it is convenient for you. The Programme duration is of 2-2.5 hours. Please let us know the venue, Date & timing of the programme.

Success Stories and Achievements


Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College has initiated a step towards making lives of the needy more cheerful and pleasant. Click the left picture for detailed information

 

 

WORLD TB DAY Celebration


WORLD TB DAY was​ celebrated ON 19TH MARCH .

 

 

WORLD KIDNEY DAY Celebration


WORLD KIDNEY DAY ​will be celebrated ON 10TH MARCH AT 1 AM AT PAED. ​MEDICINE ​ SEMINR HALL​, Centenary Building, 5th floor, on behalf of Dept. of Nephrology and Paed. Nephrology.

All are cordially invited to success the programme.

Important Meeting on 3'd March, 2015(Thursday) at 2 p.m.


Important Meeting

The Meeting of the College Councit, N.R.S. Medical College, Kolkata, will be held on 3'd March, 2015(Thursday) at 2 p.m.
in the Conference Room of the Academy Building of this lnstitution with following Agenda:
AGENDAS: t. Ensuing MCI lnspection
2. Miscellaneous
All are requested to make it convenient to attend the meeting.

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Occasion of unveiling of statue of Swami Vivekananda


The occasion of Unveiling of the statue of swami Vivekananda in the premises of our "swami Vivekananda Grand Lecture Theatre" on the top floor of our centenary Building by srimat Swami Suparnanandaji, the secretary, Ram Krishna Mission institute of culture, Golpark, Kolkata held on 22nd April,2016 at 11 am. We thank you for your kind cooperation.

Invitation- occasion of unveiling of statue of Swami Vivekananda at CB Bldg-NRSMCH


It is our proud privilege to invite you all on the occasion of Unveiling of the statue of swami Vivekananda in the premises of our "swami Vivekananda Grand Lecture Theatre" on the top floor of our centenary Building by srimat Swami Suparnanandaji, the secretary, Ram Krishna Mission institute of culture, Golpark, Kolkata on22nd April,2016 at 11 am.
All are requested to take their seats latest by 10:45am.

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