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 Address and Activities of Rahara Centre


Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Home, Rahara

Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Home
Kolkata, West Bengal  700118
Phone : 033-2568 2850 & 2568 3219; 2523 6336 (Central Office), ,
      2523-6323 (Monks’ Quarter)
Email :


    Brahmananda College of Education
    Phone: 2568-2021

    Vivekananda Centenary College
    Phone: 2568-2049, 2523-7991, 2523-8171, 25238000, 25683149

This centre, which was started in 1944, is primarily a residential educational institution for orphans and poor boys. However, a good number of day-scholars also attend its various schools and colleges.

Activities of the Mission centre :

  1. An orphanage with 533 boys, where general education and
    training in crafts are provided.

  1. A degree college offering honours and pass courses in science
    subjects (total 835 students).

  1. A higher secondary school (with a high school section) with
    1269 boys.

  1. A junior high school with 631 students.

  1. A junior basic school with 774 students.

  1. A non-formal (junior) school with 65 students and a night school
    with 23 students.

  1. A residential college of education with 78 students.

  1. A primary teachers’ training institute with 96 students.

  1. An industrial training centre and a higher secondary vocational
    institute with 126 students.

  1. Vocational training in electrical works, carpentry, composing and
    printing, tailoring, etc to 27 students.

  1. A hostel for high school boys, with 136 students.

  1. Eight libraries attached to schools and colleges had 88,423
    books and 96 newspapers and periodicals besides a wellequipped
    district library (54,604 books, and 42 newspapers and
    periodicals) with a mobile unit and an audio-visual unit.

  1. A free homeopathic-cum-allopathic dispensary for public (cases treated:
    12,737) and a 52-bed hospital for the students.

  1. Welfare work by way of distribution of clothes, educational aids,
    blankets, etc and some village development activities.

  1. Religious activities: Daily worship, arati and bhajans, regular
    discourses, and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna,
    Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other
    religious luminaries as also Durga Puja, Kali Puja, etc.,

  1. Medical camps at various places of Sundarbans (8270 patients treated)
    and a blood donation camp (124 persons donated blood).

Additional Photos of the Activities of the Centre:

        Degree College

        Industrial School

        Library & Reading Room

        Students Home

        Vocational Training Centre

        Devotional Singing



 W S    A R C H I V E

This information on Centre's activities is collected from
The General Report of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, April 2017.


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