Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Kamarpukur

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:

  1. A secondary school for boys.
  2. Two junior basic schools.
  3. A hostel for boys of the secondary school.
  4. A library with 13,052 books and 10 periodicals and newspapers.
  5. An audio-visual mobile unit which screens educative films in villages.
  6. A computer training centre.
  7. A dispensary with allopathic, homeopathic and ayurvedic sections. The attached eye care centre with operation theatre, treated patients and operated on for cataract.

The Math and Mission centres together conduct the following rural development works under Pallimangal project:

(a) mobile medical unit, and leprosy and TB eradication programmes,
(b) 31 non-formal education centres and study circles for rural youths,
(c) child nutrition programme by providing milk and nutritious diet to poor children daily through 2 units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa,
(d) self-reliance programmes by training rural youths and destitute women in jute spinning, weaving, making incense sticks and food processing.

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