Banchbo Healing Touch

"touch that never hurts"

Banchbo healing touch is Kolkata’s First 24 X 7 Elderly Healthcare Initiative to cater the medical problems of senior citizens at home. Dr Dhires Kumar Chowdhury founded Banchbo when he was a medical student about 15 years ago with friends in Garia and with the patronage of Dr Sudipto Sen, the then director of Woodlands Hospital. As an attending doctor, he found the elderly in need of not just medical help but love and care. Nuclear families and the hectic pace of life in urban India have isolated the old. Banchbo healing touch was born as an organisation on the 1st January, 2007 with valuable guidance and active support from Dr. A. K. Roy Choudhury (Chief Medical Adviser) and many more other eminent doctors to provide medical attention at the patient's home, while monitoring their progress on a regular basis.

Our services at a glance

Category of membership






24 x 7 Emergency Health Service

By our Dedicated Emergency
Medical Unit(EMU) at nominal

Preventive Health Check-up

  • Complimentary general checkups at home

  • Complimentary specialist checkup

  • Complimentary Geriatrician Visit

  • Complimentary Rehab Asseement

  • Complimentary Homeo/ Dietitian/Ayur consultation

  • Complimentary BLOOD test Complimentary ECGs.

  • Computerized medical history.(All services as
    per catagory of Membership)

Other Associated Services

  • Non Emergency Call at nominal charges.

  • Ambulance at nominal charges.Pathological, Radiological & other Investigations at Discounted Rates in Empanelled Labs.

  • Appointment of Empanelled Specialist Doctors.

  • 24 X 7 dedicated call-center.

  • Counseling. Medical Consultation & allied services (Admission, diagnostic services etc. at low rates.)

  • Provision of home delivery of medicines Recreational activities for members.

Help desk

24x 7Emergency Healthcare
Support Help Desk

Telephone Help desk

99033 88556 / 92319 14370 

Email: banchbo@gmail.com

Area of Jurisdiction

As per Police Station

Kolkata Police Area:

Patuli, Bansdroni,Regent Park, Netaji Nagar, Jadavpur, Purba Jadavpur, Gariahat, Ballygunge, New Alipore, Kasba, Tollygunge,Bhawanipur, Haridebpur,Kalighat, Charu Market, Lake,

Bengal Police Area:


Contact Persons


Mr.Tapan Kumar Sen
Contact: (+91) 9831077725

Chief Functionary & Medical Incharge

Dr.Dhires Kumar Choudhury
Contact : (+91) 9331036206
Email : drdhires@gmail.com

For Service Related Information

Mr. Sushil Sharma
Contact : (+91) 9007012491

For Any Grievance & Suggestion

Mrs. Kuhu Choudhury
Contact : (+91) 9007012490

Chief Medical Advisor

Dr. A K Roy Chowdhury
MRCP (UK), FRCP (London, Glasgow)

Chief Geriatrician

Dr. Koushik Majumder

Doctors on call / for Schedule visit

Dr. Rama Guha MBBS.DGO

Dr. Sukla Banerjee MBBS,DGO

Dr. Dhires Kumar Chowdhury MBBS,PGDGM

Dr. Arijit Das MBBS, MD

Dr. Rivu Basu MBBS, MD

Dr. Ujjwal Mukherjee MBBS


Dr.Arindam Sinha Mahapatra MBBS,MD

Dr.Chandra Jana MBBS,DCH

Major Dr. D.D. Pramanik MBBS, PHD

Dr.Kartick Nasipuri MBBS,Certificate in Diabetes control


List of Empanelled Hospitals And Nursing Homes

  • Apex Institute of Medical Sciences (Survey Park)

  • Hindusthan Health Point (Mahamayatala,Garia)

  • BRWS Hospital (Garia)

  • Desun Hospital & Heart Institute (Kasba Gol Park)

  • RG Stone Urology & Laparoscopy Hospital (Jodhpur Park)

  • Ruby General Hospital

  • Dr. Agarwal's Eyecare Foundation (Both ReneTower, Rajdanga & Peerless Hospital Complex)

List of Empanelled Diagnostics Centres And Their Address

  • Medich Health Clinic and Diagnostic Centre(Garia)

  • Apollo Clinic (Bansdroni)*

  • Welkin (Garia)

  • BRWS Outdoor (Garia)

  • Hindusthan Health Point (Mahamayatala,Garia)


Banchbo has 24x 7 emergency healthcare support with well equipped Ambulance. A nominal charge is charged for the service.


Selected among Best 32 Innovative projects in India by Civil Society Magazine,Delhi.

DR.DHIRES KR.CHOWDHURY attended & delivered lecture on NGO's Role in Elderly Healthcare at International Conference - ISOMPH - 2015

Banchbo healing touch's activities have got coverage in various electronic and print media for the past several years.

A list is provided below :

  • Sananda(30th November, 2007; 15th June, 2010 )

  • Civil Society (May 2007 issue)

  • Harmony (January 2008 issue)

  • Indian Express ( 5th May, 2007 )

  • Telegraph ( 30th March, 2007; 27th June, 2010 )

  • Aajkaal

  • Ei Samay

  • Times of India

  • Indoor-Outdoor (1st March, 2009; 1st April, 2009)

  • CTVN

  • Washington Bangla Radio (23rd October, 2010)

  • Sakalbela

  • Doctors Plus (2010)

  • Iman Barta (January, 2010)

  • 24 Ghanta Channel - Several Times

  • U Turn Channel - Eastern India's First 24 X 7 Health & Lifestyle Channel