Activities 2017-18 : Medical Services

In the year under review, the Math and Mission had the following medical and allied units.




No. of Units


No. of Beds


In- patients


Out- patients

Break-up of Total Patients  

Inmates / Students

Male Female Child Socially Backward

Dispensaries (Allopathic) }

-do- (Homeopathic)

-do- (Ayurvedic & Others) Mobile Medical Units

Eye Camps

General Medical Camps Other Medical Services Old Age Homes

Nurses’ Training Institutes

(a) Colleges

(b) Schools

Institutes for Postgraduate

Studies and Research

Institutes offering Paramedical


14 2,470 1,21,139 32,64,846 47,893 52,726 20,520 17,050
34,62,263 13,63,531 15,81,765 5,16,967 3,04,146
115 5,24,278 1,87,559 2,60,492 76,227 81,090
2,73,971 1,21,730 1,33,299 18,942 30,224
57 10,11,936 3,31,127 5,12,244 1,68,565 2,65,277
708 92,187 35,497 35,977 20,713 34,279
441 1,42,822 55,755 61,132 25,935 45,060
39 1,17,878 46,274 49,782 21,822 70,661
3 63 59 122











5 438
2 167
2 205
Total 1,381 2,470 1,21,139 90,11,320 35,40,306 42,64,935 12,07,388 12,57,901 1,309

Specialized Medical Treatments

The following special treatments were provided by some of our centres through their hospitals, dispensaries, special programmes, camps,

Eye treatment was rendered by our centres at Belagavi, Bhopal, Chandipur, Garbeta, Halasuru, Kamarpukur, Patna, Porbandar, Rajkot, and so on, and at the hospitals in Kankhal, Lucknow, Muzaffarpur, Vrindaban, etc. Besides, many centres have separate eye-department attached to their

Leprosy case detection and treatment was done by the Headquarters (Belur Math) and our centres at Chennai (Math), Kamarpukur, Lucknow, etc.

Maternity and child welfare services were provided by our hospitals in Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram and Vrindaban and also by some dispensaries.

Neurology department functioned at the hospitals in Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Varanasi, etc.

Physiotherapy treatment was provided by the Headquarters (Belur Math) and our centres at Allahabad, Bhopal, Ghatshila, Indore, Itanagar, Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Nagpur, New Delhi, Shillong, Varanasi, Vrindaban, etc. The centres at Rajkot and Visakhapatnam have special clinics for providing physiotherapy treatment to cerebral palsied children.

Psychiatry treatment was provided in our Itanagar, Kolkata (Seva Pratishthan), Lucknow, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, and Vrindaban hospitals and also by some dispensaries.

Tuberculosis cases were treated at the 200-bed sanatorium in Ranchi, the TB Clinic attached to Delhi centre as also by the Headquarters (Belur Math) and our centres at Chennai (Math), Ichapur, Itanagar, Kamarpukur, Kankhal, Lucknow, Malda, Narainpur, Patna, Pune, etc.

Besides, many centres had special departments for dental surgery, ENT, cardiology, paediatrics, acupressure, acupuncture, etc. Many centres provided ayurvedic treatment also.

Medical Camps

In the eye camps, 7906 patients were operated on for cataract and 4564 of them were given spectacles free of all charges. In other specialized medical camps to deal with cases such as dental, ENT, cardio-diabetic, etc, 1,42,822 patients were treated. Further, 4212 units of blood were collected from 4111 voluntary blood donors through 84 blood donation camps. The total expenditure incurred for medical work in 2017-18 was Rs. 256.68 crore.


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