Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Home, Rahara, Kolkata


Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Home
Rahara, Kolkata, West Bengal 700 118, India
Phone: 033-2568 2850, 2568 3219; Secretary (Office): 2523 7666; Secretary (Residence): 2523 6116
Telefax: 2568 1140; E-mail: [email protected]

 Institution: Brahmananda College of Education
E-mail:[email protected]; Phone: 2568-202; Website: www.rkmbcerahara.org

  Institution: Vivekananda Centenary College
E-mail:[email protected]; Phone: 2568-2049; Website: www.rkmvccrahara.org

 Institution: Higher Secondary School   
Phone: 2523-6969

  Institution: Junior High School
Phone:  2523-7991

 Institution: Primary Teachers Training Institute
Phone: 2523-8171

  Institution: Junior Basic School
Phone: 2523-8000

 Institution:District Library
Phone: 2568-3149

  Institution: Industrial Training Centre
Phone: 256 80030

This centre, which was started in 1944, is primarily a residential educational institution for orphans and poor boys. However, a good number of day-scholars also attend its various schools and colleges.


  • An orphanage with 588 boys, where general education and training in crafts are provided.
  • A degree college offering honours and pass courses in science subjects (total 932 students). Also offers one-year certificate course in computer application and mushrrom cultivation.
  • A higher secondary school with 1296 boys.
  • A junior high school with 658 students.
  • A junior basic school with 818 students.
  • A non-formal (junior) school with 50 students and a night school with 30 students.
  • A residential college of education with 50 students.
  • A primary teachers’ training institute with 100 students.
  • An industrial training centre and a higher secondary vocational institute with 137 students.
  • Vocational training in electrical works, carpentry, composing and printing, tailoring, etc to 30 students.
  • A hostel for high school boys, with 141 students.
  • Eight libraries attached to schools and colleges (total 85,631 books, and 103 newspapers and periodicals). A district library (57,824 books and 45 newspapers and periodicals) with a mobile unit, and an audio-visual unit (38 films screened and viewed by 8370 people).
  • A free homeopathic-cum-allopathic dispensary for public (cases treated: 14,285) and a 52-bed hospital for the students.
  • Medical camps at various places of Sundarbans and a blood donation camp (140 persons donated blood).
  • Two units of Gadadhara Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 200 poor children.
  • Welfare work by way of distribution of clothes, educational aids, blankets, etc and some village development activities.
  • Religious activities: Daily worship, arati and bhajans, regular discourses, and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and other religious luminaries as also Durga Puja, Kali Puja, etc.
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