| Address and Activities of Cherrapunji Centre || |
Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Cherrapunji
Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama
P.O. Cherra Bazar, Cherrapunji
East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya 793111
Phone : 03637-235202, 235492 & 235494
Telefax : 03637-235493
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
The centre was started in 1931.
Activities of the Mission centre :
A higher secondary school with 513 boys and 412 girls.
A small vocational school for teaching weaving, tailoring and knitting.
A hostel with 135 boys.
A mobile audio-visual unit.
A charitable dispensary (13,199 patients treated) and two mobile medical units (20,021 patients treated).
Two libraries with attached reading room had 21,435 books and 22 periodicals
A museum depicting tribal culture.
A bakery, a dairy and a printing press.
Welfare work by way of distributing milk, blankets, clothes, bee boxes, honey tool kits, etc to the poor in various remote villages.
Celebration of the birthdays of religious personalities.
Sohbar sub-centre (Sohbarpunjee, PIN 793108) : This sub-centre,
about 18 km down Cherrapunjee, was started in 1928.
Activities at Sohbar sub-centre:
1. A lower and an upper primary school, and a secondary school with 139 boys and 185 girls.
2. A vocational training centre (weaving).
3. Two hostels with 50 tribal boys and girls.
Shella sub-centre (Disong Shella Village, P.O. Shella Bazar, PIN 793112):
This sub-centre was started in 1924.
Activities at Shella sub-centre:
1. A lower and an upper primary school and a secondary school with
179 boys and 183 girls.
2. A small library.
3. Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri
Sarada Devi, and Swami Vivekananda, as also Durga Puja, Kali Puja, etc.
The centre also runs similar schools at other places. In all, it runs
1 higher secondary school, 9 secondary schools, 18 M. E. schools and
38 lower primary schools. 9879 students studied in these schools during
A computer training centre with 219 students.
Special medical and eye camps (6973 patients treated) and health awareness camps in rural areas (nearly 15,500 people attended).
Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:
In commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Swami
Vivekananda, translations of the book “Swami Vivekananda :
The friend of all” in four local languages, viz. Khasi, Hajong,
Garo and Assamese, were published.
Computer Training Centre
Vocational Training Centre
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This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report of Ramakrishna Math and
Ramakrishna Mission, July 2016.
(From April 2014 to March 2015)