UNESCO has established an official relationship with the Ramakrishna Mission in the areas of inter-cultural dialogue, social cohesion and a culture of peace and non-violence for a period of six years, according to a press release issued by the Ramakrishna Mission (RKM).
The 106th annual general meeting of RKM was held at Belur Math here on Sunday. ‘Sevavrata’, a new sub-centre of Ramakrishna Mission was started at Sargachhi, where medical service was rendered to more than 81.62 lakh people through 10 hospitals, 74 dispensaries, 44 mobile medical units and 963 medical camps.
An amount of Rs.267 crore was given to the educational institutions from kindergarten to university level, non-formal education centres, night schools, coaching classes and many others. A number of rural and tribal development projects were undertaken with a budget of Rs 11.74 crore which will benefit around 16.96 lakh rural people.
The mission and math undertook several relief and rehabilitation programmes in different parts of the country with an investment of Rs 6.34 crore and benefiting around 2.98 lakh people.