Women's College, Calcutta

Women's College, Calcutta

P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue,
Kolkata - 700003

Medical Assistance

  • The college, through its NSS unit, organizes regular health check-ups and medical camps for all the students of the college and the students enrolled under Srijan.
  • The college covers its students under the Student Safety Insurance Policy Scheme introduced by the New India Assurance Company Limited.
  • The college has a tie-up with the nearest nursing home—Sanjeevani to take care of the students in emergency.
  • The students of the college are automatically registered with Student’s Health Home, Kolkata, where they receive medical treatment at a concessional rate.
  • A Medical Support Unit has been established at Women’s College Calcutta.
  • It provides basic medical facilities to the students, faculty and staff. This facility is ideal for regular health check up and treating common medical issues like cough and cold, indigestion, minor cuts, bruises, aches, pains, sports injuries and mild fever etc.
  • The college stocks emergency medicines for allergy, pain, fever, asthma, and other common ailments.
  • Medical Emergency Protocol: The College has a well defined protocol for efficient handling of medical emergencies, at all hours. A bed with stretcher, wheelchair ramp and transport are readily available.
  • In addition, the college provides First Aid Box, Sphygmomanometer for Blood Pressure measurement, Sahlis' Haemoglobin meter, Blood Group Determination kit, Weighing Scale, Height Scale and Peak flow meter for measuring lung function.
  • Women’s College Calcutta is within a 1km radius of a private nursing home (Sanjeevani) and a government hospital (R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital)
  • Also, Women’s College Calcutta, in collaboration with Ramakrishna Math, Baghbazar, is providing students' health cards. Students can get many pathological tests done for free or at a very low rate.
  • The college following UGC recommendation has launched its COVID-19 task force from May 2021 which strives to reach out to all stake-holders in various dimension to fight this pandemic situation together.