Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Sarisha

Started in 1921, this ashrama has reconstructed Sarisha village, mainly by providing education to villagers.


  1. A boys’ higher secondary school with 1008 students, and a hostel with 210 boys. Its library had 3723 books and 9 periodicals.
  2. A girls’ secondary school with 835 students, and a hostel with 134 Its library had 1305 books. A technical section attached to school trained 20 girls in tailoring.
  3. Four units of junior basic school with a total of 411 boys and 411 The four libraries attached to them had 3072 books.
  4. Two units of primary teachers’ training institute for women with 180 trainees. Their two libraries had 8390 books.
  5. A free coaching centre with 67 upper primary students.
  6. A study circle (with 57 participants) and values education programmes (258 students benefited).
  7. A public library with two branches had 26,021 books and 7 periodicals and newspapers.
  8. Medical service for rural people in collaboration with Seva Pratishthan, Kolkata, and a homeopathic dispensary, which treated 6400 cases. 123 women were benefited by anaemia eradication programme.
  9. Two units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 100 poor children and a unit of Vivekananda Abhyudaya Prakalpa, with 35 students.
  10. Under Vivekananda Child Empowerment programme, 42 children were given one-to-one teacher’s guidance, educational aids, nutrition, etc.
  11. Vocational training in food processing, tailoring, fish culture, etc to 481 trainees.
  12. A community centre for women with 30 participants.
  13. Welfare work by way of distribution of clothes, blankets, serving milk to poor children, providing educational aids and pecuniary help to the needy, etc.
  14. Religious activities: Daily worship, discourses, celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other religious personalities.
Boys (Sikshamandir) HS School
Saradamandir Girls - Madhyamik School