Ramakrishna Mission sevashrama, Vrindavan
Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama is a branch centre of the world-famous Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math. Swami Vivekananda established Ramakrishna Order (Religious Trust) in Kolkata more than a century ago in the name of his Guru, Bhagawan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa Dev, with the motto ‘Atmano Mokshartham Jagat Hitaya Cha’-‘For Liberation of one’s own Self and for the welfare of the world’.
The Sevashrama Hospital had a humble beginning in 1907 with a small homeopathic dispensary and has gradually grown to its present stature of a 320 bedded General Specialty Hospital with some Super Specialty like Oncology, Cardiology, Joint Replacement Etc. The hospital has state of the art Diagnostics facility like MRI, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Direct Radiology, Laboratories etc. aided by latest technology. Two Outreach Programmes namely Pallimangal and Vivekananda Medical Services is being run by the Hospital. The Pallimangal functions with one Mobile Medical unit visiting to villages 4 days a week and ViMS includes Two Mobile Medical Unit and 9 Telemedicine units which is serving the rural population of Mathura District. This hospital is a boon to the people particularly to the poor, serving the needs of a large local population, pilgrims as well as the people of the neighbouring districts without any distinction of caste, creed, status or religion. The hospital is charitable in nature and provides free treatments to most of the patients.
The Sevashrama also has a School of Nursing where a maximum of 30 girls are admitted in a single batch every year. The school provides free education, board and lodging to all its students.
Relief programmes like Widow welfare and distressed relief is being operated on regular basis. The Ashrama is also providing Value Education to young Boys and Girls through the Bal Vikas Kendra.