Institutional Ethics Committee


1. As a premier academic institute, AIIH & PH regularly undertakes many research activities in the field of Public Health. The Institute places utmost value to Human Ethics, all the Public health Research proposals of the Institute involving human subjects are examined and reviewed by duly constituted Institutional Ethics Committee of the Institute. The present “Ethics Committee, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata” (IEC, AIIH & PH, Kolkata) has been reconstituted in December 2012 and is holding regular meetings every year to review the research proposals submitted for ethical clearance. The IEC, AIIH&PH has been formed in accordance with the terms of reference of ICMR, New Delhi and follows the Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Participants designed by ICMR, New Delhi. Initiatives have also been taken to get it registered with the Central Drug Control Organization, DGHS, Ministry of H & FW, GOI.

2. The present Ethics Committee of A.I.I.H. & P.H, Kolkata is comprised of ten members representing various sections of the community like Doctors, Academicians, Scientist, Public Health Specialist, Social Scientist, NGO workers, Minority representatives, Lawyer, Statisticians etc. Till now, the new Institutional Ethics committee has examined and cleared more than 60 research proposals of the Institute.

The Composition of the Committee  


Prof. Mahumita Dobe, Ex-Dean, Director-Professor & HOD, Dept of HPE , AIIH & PH, Kolkata, B4/15 Abhyudoy Housing Cooperative Society, ECTP Phase 4, Kolkata – 700107,

Member  Secretary

Prof. Bobby Paul, Professor & HOD, Deptt. of PSM,

  1. Dr. Debashis Dutt, Dean, Director-Professor & HOD, Deptt. of PHA,
  2. Prof. Ashok Kumar Mallick, Director-Professor , HOD, Deptt. of MCH,
  3. Shri R.K. Tiwary, Director-Prof & HOD , Deptt of Statistics,
  4. Dr. Monalisha Sahu, Associate Professor & Acting HOD, Deptt of OH,
  5. Ms. Jhuma Sen, Advocate, Calcutta High Court, New Delhi Supreme Court, 14/1B, Palm Avenue, Kolkata 700 019,
  6. Dr. Kaushik Basu, Associate Professor, Deptt of Rheumatology, Medical College, Kolkata,, Mob. 90388 31211
  7. Mr. Ram Mandal, Social Scientist, 47/L Nivedita Sarani, Parnashree, Kolkata 700 060,
  8. Mrs. Rina Mukherjee, Flat No. AB6, Priyadarshini Apartment, 95 Raja S.C. Mullick Road, Kolkata -700 047,, Mob. 62907 65139