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