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 with 777 boys.
  2. Two junior basic schools with 361 boys and 83 girls.
  3. A hostel with 143 boys of the secondary school.
  4. An area library with 12,315 books and 10 periodicals and newspapers.
  5. An audio-visual mobile unit which screened 91 educative films in 13 villages benefiting 6002 people.
  6. A charitable dispensary with allopathic, homeopathic and ayurvedic sections, which treated 60,022 cases and the attached eye care centre with operation theatre, which treated 1102 patients.

The Math and Mission centres together conduct the following rural development works under Pallimangal project: (a) mobile medical unit (8242 patients treated), leprosy and TB eradication programmes : 60 leprosy patients and 37 TB patients treated, (b) 31 non-formal education centres with 741 students and study circles for rural youths, (c) child nutrition programme by providing milk and nutritious diet to 132 poor children daily through 2 units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa, (d) self-reliance programmes by training rural youths and destitute women (225 trainees) in jute spinning, weaving, making incense sticks, food processing, etc.

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