Location : Kalyani
The National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) is located in Kalyani, West Bengal, India, about 50 km. from Kolkata. Connected to Kolkata by highways, expressways and railways, it takes about one and one-half hours to reach Kalyani from Kolkata.
Three major public hospitals -- a hospital for infectious diseases, a cardio-thoracic super-speciality hospital and a general hospital -- and a medical college are in the vicinity of the Institute. Thus, the location of the Institute is ideal for the conduct of biomedical genomics research. Additionally, the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER-K) and the Kalyani University are located within 10 km. of the Institute.
Kalyani is a plastic-free, unpolluted and green township. Housing is inexpensive and easily available. Kalyani has several schools, with medium of instruction both in English and in Bengali. Shopping facilities in Kalyani are spartan, but there are shopping malls about 15 km. away.