Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Students’ Home, Belgharia, Kolkata

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


  1. A hostel for poor and meritorious college students, with a library and a prayer hall.
  2. Shilpapitha, a government-sponsored polytechnic that offers three-year diploma courses in civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics & telecommunication engineering.
  3. A public library (with 17,083 books and 19 periodicals and newspapers) and a reading room.
  4. A weekly homeopathic dispensary.
  5. Sixteen coaching centres in different parts of West Bengal.
  6. Welfare work by way of serving cooked food to poor people once a week.


Swami Vijnananda Smriti Bhawan: This is located at the site of the ancestral house of Swami Vijnanananda, a monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna.

Activities: Daily worship, religious classes and a weekly homeopathic dispensary.

Cyclone Relief

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