Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Sohra (Cherrapunjee)

Sohra (Cherrapunjee) Ashrama
Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama
Sohra , East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya 793 108, India
Phone: 03637-23 5202, 23 5492 & 23 5494; Fax: 03637-23 5493
E-mail: [email protected]; Website: www.rkmasohra.org

Sub Centre:

Shella sub-centre
Disong Shella Village, P.O. Shella Bazar, PIN 793112

Sohbar sub-centre
Sohbarpunjee, PIN 793108

The centre was started in 1931.

Activities at Cherrapunjee:

  • A higher secondary school with 520 boys and 379 girls.
  • A small vocational school for teaching weaving, tailoring and knitting.
  • A computer training centre with 252 students.
  • A hostel with 61 boys.
  • A mobile audio-visual unit which screened 69 educative films in 38 remote villages with 8531 viewers.
  • A charitable dispensary (14,727 patients treated) and two mobile medical units (9369 patients treated).
  • Special medical camps (1474 patients treated) and health awareness camps in rural areas (nearly 3685 people attended).
  • Two libraries with attached reading rooms had 21,435 books and 22 periodicals and newspapers.
  • A museum depicting tribal culture.
  • A bakery, a dairy and a printing press.
  • Welfare work by way of distributing milk, blankets, clothes, bee boxes, honey toolkits, etc to the poor in various remote villages.
  • Celebration of the birthdays of religious personalities.

Sohbar sub-centre (Sohbarpunjee, PIN 793 108): This sub-centre, about 18 km down Cherrapunjee, was started in 1928.

Activities at Sohbar sub-centre:

  • A lower and an upper primary school, and a secondary school.
  • A vocational training centre (weaving).
  • Two hostels: one for 50 tribal boys and another for 50 tribal girls.

Shella sub-centre (Disong Shella Village, P.O. Shella Bazar, PIN 793112): This sub-centre was started in 1924.

Activities at Shella sub-centre:

  • A lower and an upper primary school and a secondary school.
  • A small library.
  • Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, and Swami Vivekananda, as also Durga Puja, Kali Puja, etc.

The centre also runs primary and secondary schools at other places. In all, it runs 1 higher secondary school, 9 secondary schools, 18 upper primary schools and 38 lower primary schools. 9607 students studied in these schools during the year.

Sohbar sub-centre (Sohbarpunjee, PIN 793108):This sub-centre, about 18 km down Cherrapunjee, was started in 1928.

  • Activities at Sohbar sub-centre:
    • A lower and an upper primary school, and a secondary school with 139 boys and 185 girls.
    • A vocational training centre (weaving).          

Shella sub-centre (Disong Shella Village, P.O. Shella Bazar, PIN 793112): This sub-centre was started in 1924.

  • Activities at Shella sub-centre:
    • A lower and an upper primary school and a secondary school with 179 boys and 183 girls.
    • A small library.
    • Celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, and Swami Vivekananda, as also Durga Puja, Kali Puja, etc.
  •             The centre also runs similar schools at other places. In all, it runs 1 higher secondary school, 9 secondary schools, 18 M. E. schools and 38 lower primary schools. 9440 students studied in these schools during the year.
School
Welfare
Folk Culture Program