Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Students’ Home, Belgharia, Kolkata

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:

  • A hostel for poor and meritorious college students, with a library and a prayer hall. Out of the 110 boarders, 72 were maintained free of all charges this year.
  • Shilpapitha, a government-sponsored polytechnic which offers three-year diploma courses in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics & telecommunication engineering. It had 738 students during the year. It has a separate library with 24,492 books, mostly on the engineering subjects.
  • A public library (with 16,220 books and 45 periodicals and newspapers) and a reading room.
  • A weekly homeopathic dispensary (2170 patients treated).
  • 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 (1720 patients treated).
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