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Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine
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The foundation stone of the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine was laid by the Governor. Lord Carmichel in the year 1914, 24th February. The School started functioning in 1921 with Lt. Cd. J. W. D. Kegaw as the first Director, the first batch of students obtaining their Diploma in Tropical Medicine (DTM) in 1922.It is the only institution in India engaged exclusively in research, Post-graduate education and healthcare for tropical diseases. Basically, the objectives have remained uncharged and the school provides facilities for research, Post-graduate teaching, training, investigation and treatment in tropical diseases. Since foundation to 30th April 1949, the institute, financed and controlled by the State Government of Bengal from 1st May 1949 to 31st March 1971 it was controlled by a single governing body under the Government of West Bengal. From 1st April 1971, it is directly under the Government of West Bengal.In view of the existing different patterns in the service conditions of these categories of staff working in the institution and the difficulties arising there from the Governing Body at their meeting held on the 19th December 1969 resolved unanimously that the Government be requested to resume the entire management of the institution as existing to ensure a homogeneous character of the service conditions of the staff and efficient functioning of the institution. 
Address 108, Chittaranjan Avenue Kolkata - 700 073 West Bengal, India.
Place Kolkata
State West Bengal
Phone Number 033-2241-4065
Courses MBBS
Year of Establishment 1921
University Affiliation West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS)
Approval Status MCI Recognised
Management/ Authority Govt.
How to Reach Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine is located in the Kolkata. The College is Situated about 1.1 km. distance From Kolkata on Chittaranjan Ave and Dr Lalit Banerjee Sarani and can be reached by Bus or Auto-rickshaw from any corner of the city easily. To reach the College Driving by car it will take 4 minutes of time. 

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