Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Kamarpukur

Temple
Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission
P.O. Kamarpukur, Dt. Hooghly, West Bengal 712 612, India
Phone: 03211-24 4221, 03244-24 4763, +91-7872800844; Telefax: 03244-24 4763
E-mail: [email protected]; Website: www.rkmkamarpukur.org

Institution: School
   Phone: 03211-244254; Website: www.rkmkmpskamarpukur.org

Both the Math and the Mission centres were founded in 1947.

The Math centre preserves the sacred place where Sri Ramakrishna was born, as also his ancestral home. It conducted daily worship and religious classes, and observed certain festivals and birthdays of religious personages.

The Mission branch has the following wings:

  • A high school with 720 boys.
  • A junior basic school with 259 boys and 67 girls.
  • A hostel with 102 boys of the high school.
  • A vocational training centre imparting training in computer applications.
  • An area library with 12,170 books and 10 periodicals and newspapers. The school library had 8525 books.
  • An audio-visual mobile unit which screened 91 educative films in 10 villages benefiting 6339 people.
  • A charitable dispensary with allopathic, homeopathic and ayurvedic sections, which treated 56,528 cases and the attached eye care centre with operation theatre, which treated 1123 patients.

The Math and Mission centres together conduct the following rural development works under Pallimangal project: (a) mobile medical unit (13,402 patients treated), leprosy and TB eradication programmes : 36 leprosy patients and 74 TB patients treated, (b) 26 non-formal education centres with 663 students and study circles for rural youths, (c) child nutrition programme by providing milk and nutritious diet to 150 poor children daily through Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa, (d) self-reliance programmes by training rural youths and destitute women (111 trainees) in apiculture, jute handicrafts, weaving, making incense sticks, basic computer hardware, food processing, etc.

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