Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial, Porbandar

Ashrama Campus
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial
Swami Vivekananda Marg, Opp. Duleep Cricket School, Bhojeswar Plot, Porbandar, Gujarat 360 575, India
Phone: 0286-221 4677, 224 2231; E-mail:  [email protected]; Website: www.rkmvm.com

The centre was started in 1997 at the Bhojeshwar Bungalow premises, which was sanctified by Swami Vivekananda’s stay for four months in 1891-92.

Activities:

  • A charitable dispensary with allopathic, ayurvedic, homeopathic and physiotherapy sections: 11,862 cases were treated during the year.
  • Twelve eye-camps were conducted in which 1058 persons were treated.
  • A library and a free reading room with 18,153 books and 55 periodicals and newspapers.
  • Four free coaching centres and computer classes for 193 poor students.
  • A cultural unit, named Vivekananda Institute of Value Education and Culture (VIVEC), which conducted seminars, classes on values education, etc (4620 students participated).
  • Vocational training in tailoring for 28 girls.
  • A permanent exhibition on Swami Vivekananda.
  • Annual competitions, seminars and various cultural programmes.
  • Welfare work by way of distribution of sewing machines, clothing and providing pecuniary help to the needy.
  • Religious activities: Regular prayers, religious discourses, retreats, and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda, as also Christmas Eve.
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