National Institute of Homoeopathy is located in the most planned and developed area of Salt Lake city of Kolkata. It is functioning in its own campus, situated on a plot of land measuring about 16 acres at Block-GE, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700106. Construction of the first phase (G + 3) of the new Academic-cum-Library building has been completed. A well-built hospital is also within the campus. The hospital is being expanded from its present bed strength of 100 to 250.
For undergraduate students Boys’ hostel [(UG) (300 accommodation)], Girls’ hostel (112 accommodation) and an auditorium with 500 seating capacity are available in the campus. Quarters for Residential Medical Officers are also available in the campus.
The residential campus of the Institute is located on a plot of land measuring about 10 acres at JC block, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700098, in close vicinity to the main campus. An International Hostel with all modern facilities for accommodating students from abroad, separate PG hostels for boys and girls along with 24 residential quarters for the employees of the Institute is also available in the same campus.
Herbal Garden stretched over land area about of 25 acres at Kalyani (about 60 km. from Kolkata) is maintained by the Institute, envisaged for acclimatising exotic species of plants, and to build a repository of authentic specimens of medicinal plants for use by students and researchers.
Seminar & Workshops:
A well-equipped Seminar Hall is available for holding seminars and clinical workshops. The different departments are conducting regular weekly seminars on important topics and clinical case presentations where the post graduate trainees, Interns and faculty members take active participation. Time to time special seminars/workshops is being conducted where some eminent teachers/homoeopaths from different parts of country present their views and share their experiences with the postgraduate trainees and faculty members.
The Library & Information Services division provides the information system which is taken care of by efficient library staff. At present, there are more than 21000 books and 57 subscribed journals in the library. Institute has its own website, http://www.nih.nic.in developed in the year 2002. Current Awareness Services (CAS) and Flash (Internet information on homoeopathy world) are provided and partial automation has been achieved through WINISIS software and newly launchedLIBSYS software for total automation of library documents. One archive for rare books, including some rare non-English (German, Spanish etc.) books, is available as reference books.
Selective Dissemination (SDI) service, a bi-monthly compilation of the contents of the current journals, subscribed by the Institute is published regularly. Reprography, binding, photography, A/V etc., are also provided. Five PG Departmental Libraries were set up with the help of the Central Library & Information Service Department. Presently all the UG departments also have Departmental Library.