Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jhargram

At the behest of the Government of West Bengal, the Ramakrishna Mission has adopted the management and administration of a school viz. Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) at Jhargram, now known as ‘Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira (EMRS)”, vide execution of a Memorandum of Agreement on 5th January 2016. This co-educational residential school is entirely meant for the scheduled tribe students and most of them are 1st generation learners. Presently there are 405 students out of which nearly 50% are girls. The school is well equipped with modern laboratories in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Computer subjects. The library cum reading room has 4588 nos. of books, 253 Santali Titles, 16 Educational Journals, 8 General journals, 6 daily newspapers, 168 DVD/CDs and 38 nos. of Puzzle Games and Quiz Cards.

Centering this very school, a branch centre of the Ramakrishna Mission, viz. Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jhargram has come to an existence on 20 August 2017. The Govt. of West Bengal has allotted another five acres of land adjacent to the present EMRS campus on lease. The following activities/projects have been proposed to be conducted in the new Campus.

Activities :

  1. Skill Development Project
  2. Non-Formal School
  3. Free Coaching Centre
  4. Computer Training Centre
  5. Centre for Value Education
  6. Higher Secondary School for local populace
  7. Monks’ Quarters
  8. Boys’ Hostel of the EMRS
  9. Auditorium
  10. Meditation Hall (Temple)
  11. Central Office cum Book Stall

Srimat Swami Smaranananda ji, the Most Revered President Maharaj, Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, visited Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Jhargram from 6 to 8 December 2019.  On 7 December 2019, Revered Maharaj inaugurated the newly constructed Assembly cum Prayer Hall in the new campus of the Ashrama.

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Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira (EMRS), Jhargram
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National Youth Day
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Srimat Swami Smaranananda ji visiting the Ashrama