News of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission : 1 June 2016

Personalia

The health condition of Swami Atmasthanandaji, President, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, is now stable.  Ventilator support, which had been provided to him on 27 April, was withdrawn on 6 May.  He continues to be at Seva Pratishthan hospital in Kolkata.

Swami Smarananandaji, Vice-President, will be visiting Narendrapur from 16 June to 4 July.  He is keeping well at Belur Math.

Swami Vagishanandaji, Vice-President, is scheduled to visit Nabadwip and Katwa from 22 to 29 June.  Now at Cossipore Math, he is in good health.

Swami Prabhanandaji, Vice-President, will be visiting Gol Park and Antpur centres from 13 to 29 June.  He is keeping well.

New Math Centres

Vedanta Society of Greater Houston, USA, has been made a branch centre of the Ramakrishna Math.

Its address is:

Vedanta Society of Greater Houston,

14809 Lindita Drive, Houston,

Texas 77083, USA;

phone no.: (281) 9887211;

email id: <houston@rkmm.org>;

website address: <www.houstonvedanta.org>.

A branch centre of the Ramakrishna Math has been started at Ramanathapuram (also known as Ramnad) where Swami Vivekananda had stayed on his return from the West in 1897.

The address of the centre is:

Ramakrishna Math,

No. 1, Raja Aranmanai Mele Street,

Ramanathapuram,

Tamil Nadu 623 501;

phone no.: 98849 88178;

email id: <ramanathapuram@rkmm.org>.

 

Celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita

Narottam Nagar centre conducted two special lectures on 23 and 25 May.

Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre, Kolkata, held a lecture on 20 May which was attended by 250 people.

On 4 May, Vadodara centre held its inaugural programme to commemorate Sister Nivedita’s 150th birth anniversary.  Swami Gautamanandaji among others addressed the gathering.

Visakhapatnam centre launched a written quiz competition on Sister Nivedita for school students on 1 May.  Bhagini Nivedita, a Bengali film dubbed into Telugu, was also released on that day.

Communication Addresses

Postal Address: The Postal Index Number (PIN) of Muzaffarpur centre has been changed to 842002.

Websites: Barisha Math has launched a website with address <www.rkmbarisha.org>.

The following centres have changed their website addresses:

Centre Old address New address
Ghatshila www.ghatshilamath.org www.rkmathghatshila.org
Kadapa www.rkm-kadapa.org www.rkmkadapa.org

News of Branch Centres (in India)

Swami Suhitanandaji, General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission,  inaugurated the newly constructed monks’ quarters, dining-hall and office building at Gourhati centre on 8 May. <Click here for more photos >

The newly built teachers’ quarters at Narottam Nagar centre was inaugurated on 9 May, the holy Akshaya Tritiya day.

Swami Suhitanandaji, General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, inaugurated the renovated 4th and 5th floors of the old-age home at Barisha Math on 11 May.

The newly setup physiotherapy unit at Ghatshila Ashrama’s dispensary was inaugurated on 11 May.

Almora centre celebrated its centenary on 22 May.  Swami Suhitanandaji, General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, addressed the public meeting held in this connection and also inaugurated the newly built monks’ quarters.

The newly built shrine storeroom (Thakur Bhandar) at Sikra Kulingram centre was inaugurated on 26 May.

Shyamla Tal centre held the concluding function of its centenary celebration on 26 and 27 May with special worship, lectures and bhajans.  Swami Suhitanandaji, General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, about 40 other monks, 80 devotees and 900 villagers attended the programme. [Click here for photos]

Eight students of the faculty of General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga (GAPEY) of Vivekananda University’s centre on Coimbatore Mission campus participated in the 3rd National Youth Rural Games and Sports Archery Tournament organized by Youth Rural Games and Sports Federation of India on 10 May.  They won 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 3 bronze medals, and also the overall national championship.

The results obtained by the students of our schools, hostels and coaching centres at the Secondary (Class 10) and Higher Secondary (Class 12) Examinations, 2016, conducted by different education boards are given below.  (In all these figures, Star Marks means 75% or more marks, 1st Div. 60% or more marks, 2nd Div. 45% to 59% marks, and 3rd Div. less than 45% marks.)

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)
School / Hostel Exam Students appeared 1st Div. 2nd Div. 3rd Div. Compart-mental Failed Star Marks
Aalo School Class 10 102 74 21 7 36
Class 12 144 63 53 3 13 12 16
Agartala School Class 10 106 103 3 85
Class 12 60 56 3 1 48
Deoghar School Class 10 69 69 69
Class 12 61 61 60
Hatamuni-guda School Class 10 63 62 1 22
Class 12 16 11 2 2 1 2
Katihar School Class 10 118 118 87
Narottam Nagar School Class 10 41 40 1 25
Class 12 28 24 2 2 19
Port Blair Hostel Class 10 4 4 2
Class 12 1 1 1

 

Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Tamil Nadu Boards of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
Exam Students appeared 1st Div. 2nd Div. 3rd Div. Failed Star Marks
Chengalpattu Matriculation School Chengalpattu Matriculation School Chengalpattu Matriculation School Chengalpattu Matriculation School Chengalpattu Matriculation School Chengalpattu Matriculation School Chengalpattu Matriculation School
Class 10 94 69 22 2 1 46
Class 12 63 46 17 31
Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Boys’ Higher Secondary School
Class 10 332 123 142 67 30
Class 12 283 105 135 43 11
Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School Chengalpattu Girls’ Higher Secondary School
Class 10 199 146 43 6 4 72
Class 12 295 186 100 1 8 74
Chennai Math Girls’ School
Class 10 117 87 26 4 35
Class 12 141 103 34 2 2 49
Chennai Mission Ashrama Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Class 10 120 110 10 66
Class 12 103 44 59 14
Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street Chennai Sarada Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madley Street
Class 10 15 10 4 1 6
Class 12 14 9 5 4
Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School Coimbatore Vidyalaya High School
Class 10 43 41 2 36
Coimbatore Shivananda Higher Secondary School
Class 10 190 188 2 144
Class 12 265 251 14 171
Malliankaranai High School Malliankaranai High School Malliankaranai High School Malliankaranai High School Malliankaranai High School Malliankaranai High School Malliankaranai High School
Class 10 62 54 6 2 34
Nattarampalli School Nattarampalli School Nattarampalli School Nattarampalli School Nattarampalli School Nattarampalli School Nattarampalli School
Class 10 29 27 2 16
Nattarampalli Hostel Nattarampalli Hostel Nattarampalli Hostel Nattarampalli Hostel Nattarampalli Hostel Nattarampalli Hostel Nattarampalli Hostel
Class 10 10 7 3 5
Class 12 4 1 2 1 1

 

West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10 West Bengal Board of Secondary Education: Class 10
Sl. No. School Students Appeared 1st Div. 2nd Div. 3rd Div. Star Marks Highest Marks #
1 Asansol School 95 94 1 93 674
2 Baranagar Mission School 164 164 157 672
3 Jayrambati School 141 95 29 17 57 671
4 Kamarpukur School 144 129 15 80 673
5 Malda School 105 105 97 676
6 Manasadwip School 95 76 18 1 35 648
7 Medinipur School 100 98 1 1 97 673
8 Narendrapur: (a) Vidyalaya 116 116 115 675
(b) Blind Boys’ Academy 16 16 16 619
9 Purulia School 100 100 100 671
10 Rahara School 243 231 12 182 653
11 Ramharipur School 120 102 18 55 667
12 Sargachhi School 110 93 17 48 642
13 Sarisha: (a) Boys' School 158 146 12 97 661
(b) Girls' School 149 131 18 70 664
14 Taki School 82 82 68 669

# Marks out of 700

 

West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education: Class 12
Sl. No. School Students Appeared 1st Div. 2nd Div. Star Marks Highest Marks #
1 Malda School 82 82 79 481
2 Medinipur School 61 61 53 479
3 Narendrapur: (a) Vidyalaya 76 76 76 487
(b) Blind Boys’ Academy 10 10 10 436
4 Purulia School 72 72 64 472
5 Rahara School 114 114 111 483
6 Sargachhi School 81 77 4 50 480
7 Sarisha Boys’ School 82 82 50 483

# Marks out of 500

 

The following centres conducted summer camps for students.  The programme included chanting, bhajans, yogasanas and values education classes :

Other Boards
Exam Students Appeared 1st Div. 2nd Div. 3rd. Div Compartmental / Supplementary Failed Star Marks
Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Bhopal School (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education)
Class 10 80 46 25 2 7 26
Class 12 88 63 18 6 1 22
Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council) Deoghar Coaching Centre (Jharkhand Academic Council)
Class 10 17 10 7
Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Indore (Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education)
Class 10 109 82 22 2 3 34
Class 12 93 52 25 5 8 3 51
Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi) Jamshedpur Hostel (ICSE Board, New Delhi)
Class 10 6 6 4
Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Hostel (Jharkhand Academic Council)
Class 10 18 18 11
Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council) Jamshedpur Schools (Jharkhand Academic Council)
Class 10 311 229 81 1 74
Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations) Kalady School (Kerala Board of Public Examinations)
Class 10 160 100 49 11 37
Class 12 173 163 6 4 123
Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Kanpur School (Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education)
Class 10 128 128 124
Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education) Narainpur School (Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education)
Class 10 146 59 58 25 3 1 12
Class 12 115 24 63 13 12 3 3
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education)
Class 10 Telugu Medium 50 29 11 9 1 13
Class 10 (English Medium) 33 32 1 31
Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education) Visakhapatnam School (Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education)
Class 10 38 36 2 25

 

The following centres conducted free eye camps:

Summer Camps 2016
Sl. No. Centre Duration of the camp Participants
1 Aurangabad 24 April to 1 May 178
2 Chennai Mission Ashrama 8 to 29 May 50
3 Hyderabad 24 April to 24 May 1720
4 Madurai 25 April to 11 May 110
5 Mangaluru 12 April to 30 April 225
6 Nagpur 29 April to 8 May 150
7 Rajamahendravaram 2 to 29 May 220
8 Rajkot 2 to 29 May 350
9 Vadodara 7 to 15 May 105
10 Visakhapatnam 2 to 16 May 110

 

Seva Pratishthan conducted a diabetes camp on 7 April, the World Health Day, in which 317 patients underwent blood sugar examinations and other tests.  An illustrated booklet on diabetes was also given to all the patients.

Ranchi Morabadi centre conducted an eye care programme from 25 April to 19 May in which eye check-up of 539 children and 432 adults was done; 10 patients were operated upon for cataract.

Vadodara centre conducted a blood donation camp on 29 May in which 20 people donated blood.

Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign)

Kamarpukur centre carried out its sixth cleanliness drive on 22 May in which 67 people, including monks, employees and volunteers, cleaned a market area and a few streets in and around Kamarpukur.

Mangaluru centre conducted four cleanliness drives in different areas of Mangaluru city in the month of May involving about 500 people.

Nagpur centre took out a rally in Dhantoli area on 6 April to create awareness about cleanliness.  About 200 people, mostly children, took part in the rally.  As a part of the rally, the children enacted a street play.

Values Education and Youth-related Programmes conducted by centres in India

Delhi centre conducted eight values education workshops for school principals and teachers from 3 to 25 May which were attended by 420 people in all.

Rajkot Ashrama held 19 values education programmes for school children from 4 January to 29 March.  In all, 3758 students from 19 schools took part in these programmes.  The centre also conducted two two-day residential camps for the youth in January and February in which 100 students from 2 colleges participated.

Silchar centre conducted a two-day values orientation programme on 24 and 25 May in which 208 students and 60 teachers from 35 schools took part.

News of Branch Centre (Outside India)

A student of Swami Vivekananda College of Fiji centre won a bronze medal in the shotput event at the National Level Athletics Competition.

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