Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Tamluk

The Math centre was started in 1914 and taken over in 1924.

Activities of the Math centre:

  1. Religious discourses in the ashrama and elsewhere (375 programmes with 18,510 participants).
  2. A youth convention (370 youths) and a devotees’ convention (305 devotees).
  3. Daily worship and bhajans, Ramnam Sankirtan, celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other prophets, and also Kali Puja.
  4. Welfare work by way of distributing blankets to the needy.

The Mission centre was also started in 1914. It was taken over in 1929.

Activities of the Mission Centre:

  1. An industrial school, which conducted a three-year course in carpentry (5 students).
  2. A primary school with 287 boys and 188 girls.
  3. A free students’ home with 3 students.
  4. A free coaching centre with 136 students.
  5. A vocational training centre with 45 women trainees in tailoring and a computer centre with 283 students. Besides that, classes on spoken English (245 students) and yoga (80 students).
  6. A library and a reading room with 12,800 books and 27 newspapers and periodicals.
  7. Values education programme for 6500 school students.
  8. Two charitable homeopathic dispensaries, which treated 6937 cases.
  9. A unit of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 50 underprivileged children.
  10. Welfare work by way of distributing milk to the poor children.