Ramakrishna Mission Students’ Home, Chennai

Started in 1905 by Swami Ramakrishnananda, a monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, the Home was made a branch centre of the Mission in 1918. The centre provides free board, lodging, and education to orphaned/ destitute children.


  • A residential secondary school (class 6 to 10).
  • A residential polytechnic college providing three-year diploma courses in mechanical, automobile, and computer engineering.
  • A primary school (class 1 to 5).
  • A hostel for college students.
  • Six units of Gadadhar Abhyudaya Prakalpa.
  • Vocational training in accounting software.
  • A mobile robotics lab which trained students of government and government-aided schools in and around Chennai.
  • Medical camps.
  • Extracurricular activities: Participation by students in NSS, Scout, Student Police, and Junior Red Cross, state and national  level seminars in mechanical, computer and automobile engineering fields, literary, sports and games, and other competitions, special coaching in soft skills training, aptitude and technical training in related fields.
  • Religious and other activities: Religious classes, daily morning and evening puja & prayers, celebration of major religious festivals and the birthdays of Divine personages.
Chennai Students' Home - Shrine