Ramakrishna Mission Home of Service, Varanasi

Hospital Building
Ramakrishna Mission Home of Service
Luxa, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221 010, India
Phone: 0542-245 1773 (Hosp.),245 1727 (Off.), 245 1204 & 245 1307; Fax: 0542-245 5972
E-mail: [email protected]; Website: www.varanasirkm.org

The Home was started in 1900 and made a branch of the Mission in 1902.

Activities:

  • A general hospital with 226 beds (free beds 178), having an operation-theatre-cum-surgical-block; 6669 admissions this year.
  • An outpatient dispensary, with eye, ENT, dental, paediatric, gynaecology, neurology, physiotherapy and orthopaedic departments and a homeopathic section. 1,52,979 cases were treated this year. The number of cases dealt with in laboratory, X-ray, ECG, USG, ECHO.C.G, Doppler and endoscopy departments were 1,27,495 this year.
  • Four mobile medical units, which treated 25,883 patients.
  • Two old-age homes, one with 21 men and the other with 39 women.
  • A mobile library with 1985 books which is taken to schools.
  • Six audio-visual units which conducted health and hygiene awareness programmes; screened 70 films in 60 schools and 316 villages; 23,420 people attended the programmes.
  • Welfare work: The centre gave pecuniary help amounting to Rs. 9.65 lakh to needy persons, and distributed medicines worth Rs. 81.11 lakh (approx.) to the poor and afflicted.
Swami Vivekananda Statue