Activities of the Mission


01Primary School (from classes I to IV) : One free Primary School, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandir, separately for boys and girls, was established in 1934. In 1956, a Junior Basic School was also started. In 1994, these two schools merged together to form Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama Vidyalaya. From 2008, the school is being run and managed fully by the Sevashrama, having affiliated to the Primary Education Council of Purba Medinipur. Apart from teaching in the curriculum based subjects, importance is also laid on values education, computer training, extra-curricular activities like cultural programmes and competitions, physical education, music, dance, recitation, excursion etc. Annual sports and prize giving function are also held. There is also a small library, which the children can use regularly, during school hours.


02Industrial Training School (Shilpa Vidyalaya) : In 1935, Revered Srimat Swami Vijnananandaji Maharaj , one of the direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna and the then Vice-President of the Ramakrishna Order laid the foundation stone of the school. The school started functioning since 1951. At present, training on woodwork and carpentry is given to the rural unemployed youth.


03Computer Training Centre : Started in 2011, the centre imparts training in Basic Operation, DTP, Hardware and Networking to the students of class X and above.


04Vocational Training Centre : Started in 2011, the centre at present imparts training in Tailoring and Knitting to the women of the neighbouring villages.


05Centre for learning Spoken (Practical) English : The centre was opened in 2014. Classes are held on every Saturdays and Sundays.


06Coaching (Study) Centre : The centre, started in 2015, caters to the need of students (for classes V to X) belonging to the financially weaker sections of the community.


07Yoga Centre : The centre was started in 2012. Only once in a week on Sunday morning , the instructions are given under the supervision of a Yoga instructor.


08Child Development : From the very beginning of the Sevashrama, development of the human resources, specially child development, was given primary importance.
At present, two centres are functioning, one in its own premises at Tamluk and the other at Daspur, Paschim Medinipur. At Tamluk, skimmed milk is distributed daily among 75 children (1-4 yrs.) of the locality. At Daspur, through a comprehensive child development programme, 70 children (classes I to VIII) are being benefited. They are given free coaching and nutritious tiffin. Training is given on physical education, health & hygiene, music and other co-curricular activities. Medical check-up is also done regularly.


09Values Education : As part of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary, the programme was undertaken in 14 schools of Purba and Paschim Medinipur. Weekly classes on values education, discussion, cultural competitions and examinations, youth conferences, excursions etc. are held under the programme. About 2500 students from classes V to XII are covered by the programme.


10Library & Reading Room : In 1915, a small library was established . Afterwards, one circulating library was started in 1930, which later transformed into a community Hall-cum-Library in 1963. At present, this is a general library attached with a reading room open to the public having about 15000 books, 21 journals and 4 newspapers.


12Charitable Dispensary : The Sevashrama maintained one small dispensary from its very inception, where mainly cholera and malaria affected people were brought and admitted and were treated till recovery. There was also arrangement for minor operation. At present, two dispensaries (Homeopathy) are functioning, one at Tikarampur, about 5 kms. from Tamluk and the other in the premises of the Sevashrama. Two qualified doctors attend.


13Relief & Welfare activities : Relief & Welfare activities are given special emphasis since the inception of the Sevashrama. Distress relief work is also organised every year, where blankets, shirts, trousers, jackets, sarees, dhutis, gamcha, chadars etc. are given to the needy persons. Welfare work in the form of helping financially or giving educational requisites (books / exercise books etc.) to the needy students of neighbouring schools and colleges is done regularly.