Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Malda

The Math centre was started in 1924.

Activities of the Math centre:

  1. Daily worship, regular scriptural classes, bhajans, Ramanam Sankirtan, devotees’ retreat and lectures in and outside the ashrama.
  2. Celebration of Durga Puja, Kali Puja, and the birthdays  of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other saints and prophets.
  3. A public library and a free reading room with 4731 books and 16 newspapers and periodicals.
  4. Welfare work by way of distributing blankets and clothes to the needy.

The Mission centre was opened in 1942.

Activities of the Mission centre:

  1. A higher secondary school with 992 students.
  2. A junior basic school with 420 boys and 7 girls.
  3. Three junior basic schools in rural areas with 129 boys and 121 girls.
  4. Libraries attached to the schools had 6257 books and 9 newspapers and periodicals.
  5. A students’ home with 82 boys.
  6. A vocational training unit giving training in tailoring at the district correctional home, Malda. 20 inmates received training.
  7. Five free coaching centres, one in a nearby slum and others in four villages of Malda district, with 240 students.
  8. Two units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 100 poor children.
  9. A charitable allopathic-cum-homeopathic dispensary, which treated 6755 patients, including 106 TB patients, during the year.
  10. A mobile medical unit serving in rural areas: 8658 patients were treated.
  11. A cleft lip and cleft palate screening camp in which 54 patients were screened for operation.
  12. Welfare work by way of providing pecuniary help, flood relief, food, textbooks, study materials, school uniforms, clothing and blankets to the poor and needy.
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