West Bengal Health Recruitment Board (WBHRB) is its acronym – The Department of Health & Family Welfare commits to offering proper delivery of healthcare facilities on a 24 x 7 basis to all people of the state through the different directorates/ institutions and establishments under its control,
It observes that the delivery system has not been functioning at the desired level owing to a shortage of medical/para-medical personnel and other staff belonging to various categories at different levels,
There is always a considerable time gap between the requisition of staff and officers for the department and the receipt of recommendations of selected candidates for filling up the vacant posts from the Public Service Commission, West Bengal.
It felt that if a Recruitment Board constitutes for direct recruitment to all categories of posts, the hiring authority is the Government in the Department of Health & Family Welfare. Including the commands subordinate to the Governor except for those cadre posts of the Secretariat of the Health & Family Welfare Department.
The Directorate for which the cadre controlling authorities is the Departments other than the Health & Family Welfare Department, through a statutory body in the name and style “West Bengal Health Recruitment Board.”
Delinking posts above from the purview of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal, by way of making regulations under the provision to clause (3) of Article 320 of the Constitution of India, the delivery system will run more effectively and smoothly,
Now, therefore, the Governor is pleased to accord sanction to the constitution of “West Bengal Health Recruitment Board” for the Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal. For the above purposes in the manner as detailed hereinunder:
A) West Bengal Health Recruitment Board WBHRB – Composition
i) CHAIRMAN – A government servant with a grade pay not less than the grade pay of an officer in the rank of a Special Secretary, serving or retired (age limit 62 years) with expertise in Administration/ Finance/Public Health/Medicine/Law and Labour Department The Chairman will act as the Chief Executive Officer of the Board.
ii) PERMANENT MEMBERS – There shall be three members – (i) The first member must be a serving or retired Officer with grade pay not less than the grade pay paid to the Officer in the rank of Joint Secretary. (ii) The Second Member who should be a serving/retired officer with grade pay not less than the grade pay paid to the Officer in the rank of Joint Secretary. (iii) The Government may nominate a third member following prescribed guidelines. They will be required to have expertise similar to that of the Chairman.
iii) In addition to the above three Members, the Board may co-opt additional member not below the rank of Joint Secretary nominated by the departments of Backward Classes Welfare, Minority Affairs & Madrasah Education, Women & Child Development and Social Welfare of Government of West Bengal, as may be required.
B) Staff and Officers of the Board –
The West Bengal Health Recruitment Board shall have the following staff, viz –
i) Secretary – There shall be one post of Secretary of the Board to fill up from the officers of the WBCS (Executive) in the rank of Deputy Secretary (having at least 20 years of service in the Pay Band – 48 with Grade Pay of Rs. 7,600/-) or above.
ii) Deputy Secretary – Two Deputy Secretaries shall be filled up from the State Government officers with two years’ service in the Pay Band-4A with Grade Pay of Rs. 6,600/- or above.
iii) Law Officer (One) – From the West Bengal Legal Service
iv) Accounts Officer (One) – From the West Bengal Audit and Accounts Service
v) Manager Database (One) – In the Pay Band- 4 by Grade Pay of Rs. 4,400/-
vi) Head Clerk – 1 (One) In usual pay scales
vii) Upper Division Assistant/Accountant – 5 (Five)
viii) Lower Division Assistant – 4 (Four)
ix) Stenographer – 2 (Two)
x) Data Entry Operator – 2 (Two)
xi) Record Keeper – 2 (Two)
xii) Group-D – 7 (Seven)
As mentioned above, The state government will provide for all the officers and staff, and state government rules, orders, etc. It will guide their pay, service conditions, etc.
C) Duties and Functions –
The WEST BENGAL HEALTH RECRUITMENT BOARD (WBHRB) contained hereinabove will be responsible for selecting and mentioning candidates for direct enrollment to posts permanent or temporary for which the appointing consultant is the Government in the Department of Health & Family Welfare and authority subsidiary to the Governor.
Pillars of the Secretariat of the Health & Family Welfare Department and the posts of Head Quarter of the Directorates under the Health & Family Welfare Department or any other posts or services will exclude by issuing separate Notification (s). The existing recruitment rules for each category of the posts will remain valid mutatis mutandis until further order. The WBHRB will select candidates as per these recruitment rules.
If the state government thinks that the WBHRB has failed to discharge its function following the provisions of this Notification, the Government, by an order to publish in Kolkata Gazette and stating the reason thereof, may dissolve the Board with consequence from such date as may be noted in the order and establish a temporary mechanism to discharge the functions of the Board.
The state government may, at any time after the dissolution of the Board, reconstitute the Board following the provision of this Resolution. The Board, on reconstitution, will start functioning with immediate effect and will continue until further order.
It deems to have modified/superseded all orders issued in this regard. This Notification is with the approval of the Finance Department vide UO No. 1890 Gr. ‘P’ (Service) Dated 06.06.2011 read with UO No. 2376 Gr. ‘P’ (Service) Dated 29.09.2011.
WBHRB Examination Calendar 2023-24
Thousands of requests are submitted by job seekers for WBHRB Recruitment 2023 every year. Aspirants have been preparing for a long time to get an opportunity in the West Bengal Health Recruitment Board department.
Here is some good news for all contenders waiting for WBHRB Vacancy in 2023 because the official released the WBHRB Exam Calendar 2023-2024. During this session, vacancies will fill for Reader, Warden, Assistant, and Faculty positions. The vacancy examination will start in July 2023 and continue till March 2023.
West Bengal Health Recruitment Board Outlook
Organization – West Bengal Health Recruitment Board
Abbreviation – WBHRB
Headquarters – Kolkata, West Bengal
Jurisdiction – Government of West Bengal
Selection Process – Written Exam, Interview
Application Mode – Online/Offline
Official Website – wbhrb.in
What is some recent recruitment advertised by WBHRB?
Recently West Bengal Health Recruitment Board released a couple of vacancies, including Reader, Warden, Assistant, and Faculty vacancies, for the upcoming WBHRB Free Job Alert. Subscribe Highonstudy.com.
What is the salary of the West Bengal Health Recruitment Board?
The average West Bengal Health Recruitment Board monthly salary ranges from approximately ₹ 22,700 per month for Drivers to ₹ 48,969 per month for demonstrators. Average West Bengal Health Recruitment Board weekly pay ranges from about ₹ 3,600 per week for Pharmacists to ₹ 3,600 per week for Registered Nurses II.