Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial, Porbandar

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

Activities:

  1. A dispensary with allopathic, ayurvedic, homeopathic and physiotherapy sections.
  2. Twelve eye-camps and needy patients were operated on for cataract.
  3. A library and a free reading room with 19,241 books and 42 periodicals and newspapers.
  4. A coaching centre for poor students who were also given training in computer operations.
  5. Vocational training in tailoring for girls.
  6. A permanent exhibition on Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.
  7. A summer camp for children, values education programs for students, and cultural competitions.
  8. Welfare work by way of distribution of educational kits, sewing machines, providing educational help and pecuniary help to the needy.
  9. Religious activities: Daily prayers, religious discourses, retreats, and celebration of the birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda and other religious luminaries.
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