Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama Narendrapur - Book Bank

Project Brief: Provide educational assistance to the needy as well as meritorious students from rural and urban areas through Book Bank
Project Type: Resource Centers (description)
Primary Focus: other (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Athens
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Abhyuday Mandal
Project Partner(s): Swami Vishwamayananda Puri
Other Contacts: Swami Asaktananda
Project Address: , Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama,,P.O. Narendrapur,
WEST BENGAL  700103
Tel: 9433353167
Stewarding Chapter: Athens
Oct 2016AthensUSD 10647
Oct 2015AthensUSD 3497
Apr 2015AthensUSD 8071
Oct 2014AthensUSD 4981
Oct 2013AthensUSD 1008
Nov 2012AthensUSD 1000
Feb 2012SheffieldGBP 2000
Jan 2012AthensUSD 1000
Feb 2011AthensUSD 1000
Apr 2010AthensUSD 1000
Mar 2010AthensUSD 14000
Apr 2009AthensUSD 2500
Jan 2009AthensUSD 1000
Mar 2008AtlantaUSD 2000
Dec 2007AthensUSD 1000
Jul 2007AthensUSD 1000

Total = $56872.28

The funding includes purchasing of the books as well as administrative costs.
The objective behind is to help the needy students of the area encompassing 100 km radius of this unit covering both urban and rural areas. Besides giving text books of different classes up to Higher Secondary level, other educational aids in the form of note book, school dresses, instrument boxes, bag etc. are also given to cater their educational needs. This aid is given every year to students of different classes, the total number of which exceeds well over 600 every year.
The Book Bank under the Rural Development unit of the Ramakrishna Mission Narendrapur is not having any school under it but it is providing educational aid as mentioned against item no. 4 of this proforma to 83 schools covering 695 students (323 boys, 372 girls) and a total 4047 books have been distributed during 2006-07(upto September 2006).