Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Students’ Home, Belgharia, Kolkata

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Belgharia Ashrama Campus

Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Students’ Home
Belgharia, Kolkata, West Bengal 700 056, India
Phone: 033-2541 1564 & 2874 1473 /74; Fax: 033-2541 1650
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
Website: www.rkmstudentshome.org

Institute: Shilpapitha
Telefax: 25411650 & 28741472

Institute: Community Polytechnic
Phone: 25415900

Sub Centre:

Swami Vijnanananda Smriti Bhawan
108 Feeder Road, Belgharia, Kolkata, West Bengal 700 056, India

Started elsewhere in Kolkata in 1916, the centre was shifted to its present site at Belgharia in 1953.

Activities:

  1. A hostel for poor and meritorious college students, with a library and a prayer hall. Out of the 112 boarders, 69 were maintained free of all charges this year.
  2. Shilpapitha, a government-sponsored polytechnic which offers three-year diploma courses in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics & telecommunication engineering. It had 751 students during the year. It has a separate library with 25,723 books and 10 periodicals and newspapers, mostly on the engineering subjects.
  3. A public library (with 16,935 books and 39 periodicals and newspapers) and a reading room.
  4. A weekly homeopathic dispensary (2564 patients treated).
  5. Sixteen free coaching centres in different parts of West Bengal.
  6. Four units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa with 260 poor children.
  7. A small publication department with three reprints (total titles:12) and a blood donation camp in which 111 units of blood was collected.
  8. Welfare work by way of serving cooked food to poor people once a week.

Activities at the ancestral house of Swami Vijnanananda (a monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna): daily worship, religious classes and a weekly charitable homeopathic dispensary (1543 patients treated).

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