Jhargram Government Medical College

The Principal

Prof. (Dr.) Susmita Bhattacharya(Principal)


Office of The Principal, Jhargram Government Medical College & Hospital, Vidyasagar Pally, Jhargram, Dist. Jhargram, Pin 721507

Phone:+91 79808 86408

E-mail I.D: principal.jhargramgmch@gmail.com

Prof. (Dr.) Susmita Bhattacharya is currently serving as the Principal of Jhargram Government Medical College and Hospital since June, 2023 under the West Bengal Medical Education Service (WBMES). She registered with the West Bengal Medical Council in 1990 (Registration No.: 47771 Dated: 31.03.1990) and subsequently joined the West Bengal Health Service (WBHS) on 31.12.1991 and served till 31.05.2000. Thereafter, she joined the WBMES as a Demonstrator on 31.05.2000, was promoted to the post of Assistant Professor on 09.12.2003, Associate Professor on 17.09.2009 and Professor on 01.08.2013. Academically, she was conferred upon an M.B.B.S. by the University of Calcutta (CU) in 1988, an M.D. by the same university in 2003 and a Ph.D. by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS) in 2018. She served as the Head of Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital from June 2018 to June 2023. Apart from quotidian academic activities, she acted as an Assessor of the Medical Council of India (now the National Medical Commission) for undergraduate and postgraduate level inspections and served as an External Examiner of M.B.B.S., M.D. (Microbiology), DMLT and B.Sc. (Microbiology) degree/diploma courses in the states of Assam, Odisha, Manipur and Tripura. She is a Life Member of different learned societies including the Indian Medical Association and the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists. She has published a number of research articles and conference papers in prestigious journals and actively collaborates with peers pertaining to research areas of current and perdurable interest.