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Health in Kalyani

Adequate and advanced health care facility is a fundamental human right in all societies and every state strives to maintain not only good health care systems but one which is affordable for all. Health in Kalyani is jointly taken care of by both the public and the private sector. Kalyani’s highly reputed health care facilities have been a boon for its local population and those from the adjoining regions. In Kalyani, health care comprises not only of state-of-the-art hospitals and nursing homes with their technologically advanced facilities, but also other areas like psychiatry and psychology, occupational therapies and even yoga centres which aim to promote a holistic well being for the body and mind.

Being an industrial area, Kalyani caters to a large influx of labour of come to work in its industrial belt, or Silpanchal. In fact, it has its own E.S.I. Hospital, which gives medical care to insured workers under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme. Some of the other hospitals and nursing homes providing health and medical care to the people of Kalyani include:

Hospitals in Kalyani

Health in Kalyani
J.N.M Hospital in Kalyani

Civic amenities have always been a strong factor in Kalyani township. The first hospital set up in Kalyani was the Army Hospital during the Second World War under the British and American alliance. It was later converted by Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy into a T.B. hospital in the 1960s and known as Netaji Subhash Sanatorium.  The general hospital in Kalyani is the 550 bedded Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital. Established in 1964, it has Male, Female, (Special, Surgical and Medical) departments besides E.N.T., Orthopaedic, Dental, Ophthalmology, Maternity, Paediatrics, Gynecology, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Immunization and Family Welfare departments apart from medicine,  X-ray and dressing rooms.

The E.S.I Hospital has 250 beds and caters solely to the medically insured people working in the Silpanchal or industrial area of Kalyani. It has 9 departments including Surgery, Medicine, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Eye etc. and 33 doctors including Superintendent and the Assistant Superintendent. Apart from this, the Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Kalyani is reputed for its cardiology and surgery departments. There is also a medical college in Kalyani, College of Medicine & J.N.M Hospital which acts under the West Bengal University of Health Sciences.

Nursing Homes in Kalyani

Kalyani Health Care Services
Nursing Home in Kalyani

Kalyani is also reputed to have some highly proficient nursing homes to service its local residents and those who come to visit the township. A case in point is the Cure Nursing Home in A-9/14(S), Kalyani which was established in 1992. It has 30 beds with General Surgery, Gynaecology and Maternity departments. There are also valuable in-house facilities here like Pathology, X-Ray, Ultra Sonography and a medicine shop for all sundry medical needs. The Mediview Clinics & Hospitex is another comprehensive health care unit near Ghoshpara Station in Kalyani. It is qualified with ICU and CT scanning facilities. Reputed as one of the most advanced hi-tech health care center, its state-of-the-art facilities attracts patients from within and outside Kalyani area.

Yoga Centres in Kalyani

Widely appreciated as a stress buster, the ancient art of practicing yoga for a holistic, overall development of the human body has been in increasing demand among urbanites living a fast, hectic lifestyle. In Kalyani, there are some well known yoga centres which understand the natural power of yoga for relieving stress, keeping a fit body and mind, personality development and spiritual bliss. The Art of Living (B - 13/6, Kalyani, Nadia), founded by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a non-government organization spread across the world with its branch in Kalyani, whose primary effort is in stress management. It has its Kalyani Information Center to guide you through the art of yoga meditation to give you relief from fatigue, the tension of deadlines and promote clarity of mind.

Dieticians in Kalyani

Kalyani Dieticians
Dieticians in Kalyani

Another fallout of our busy urban lifestyle choices are also unhealthy eating habits and lack of proper nutritious food which leads to obesity, heart diseases, diabetes etc . Dieticians are nutrition experts guiding us though a balanced diet in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or any other specific health related objective. There are some highly respected nutritionists and dieticians in Kalyani established with leading hospitals and nursing homes or in private practice that will take care of your dietary needs.

Psychologists and Psychiatrists in Kalyani

Psychologists and psychiatrists are engaged in analysing mental processes and treating mental instability. While the former offers counselling and alternative therapies for their patients to diagnose their problems and alleviate their mental distress, psychiatrists are licensed physicians offering prescriptive drugs and psychotropic medications for treatment. Kalyani in Nadia district has many licensed psychiatrists and psychologists who offer their services to the people to achieve a holistic balance between mind and body. The College of Medicine & J.N.M. Hospital in Kalyani has a psychiatrist department, whose neuro-psychiatrists and psychotherapists are engaged in promoting sound mental health for the Kalyani population. Apart from this, various smaller clinics in Kalyani has practicing psychologists engaged in diagnosing and treating mental health disorder.

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