• General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • E.N.T.
  • Opthalmology
  • Dental
  • Paediatric
  • Orthopaedic
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Audiometry
  • Psychotherapy

  • Sonology
  • Imaging
  • Pathology
  • H.D.U.

Hospital : Hilights of performance during 2016-17

The Managing Committee of the Home of Service has great pleasure in placing before the public the report of the activities of the Institution.

Indoor General Hospital
No. of Beds226
General Ward Beds (No bed charges)189
No. of Cases admitted6,750
No. of Emergency cases attended8,050
No. of Operations Performed2,232
E.N.T.74Eye Camp598
Eye - Phaco158Eye Others41
Orthopedics157Plastic Surgery20
No. of minor surgical procedures done4,739
O.P.D.64Emergency O.P.D.1,317
Department-wise admissions6,750
Cardiology1Chest & T.B.47
General Surgery969Gynecology30
Pediatrics257Plastic Surgery44
Daily Average Occupancy102
Out Patients’ Department
Total patients treated1,77,152
(Male 74,680, Female 84,034, Child 18,348)
Daily Average Attendance591
(For Allopathy and Homeopathy together on the basis of 300 working days a year)
Note: A nominal fee Rs. 10/- charged for OPD registration
Clinical and Pathological Laboratory
Biochemistry58,639Clinical Pathology & Others4,018
Echo Cardiogram26646672
Doppler Tests6248254
Old Age Homes (Invalids' Homes)
Two separate homes for men and women are maintained. Residents include men – 21 and women – 42 as on 31st March 2017
Report of Welfare Activity for 2016-17
ParticularsNo. of BeneficiariesAmount
Pecuniary Help (Monthly)
- Destitute widows1856,33,600
- Students16490,100
- Destitutes/Poor1757,000
Help for education961,91,843
Help for cremation22,790
Help for Marriage11,000
Distribution of Sarees20333,340
Distribution of Blankets40051,576
Distribution of Food ArticlesN.A.5,960
As on 31st March 2017 the dairy had 15 milch cows, 10 milch pregnant cows, 4 dry pregnant cows, 24 heifers (8 pregnant) and 35 calves (29 female, 6 male) taking the total strength of cattle to 88. Average daily milk yield was about 280 liters which was used for our patients at hospital and other residents.
Mobile Dispensary
During the year 4 mobile medical units went to urban slums & villages near Varanasi and treated 31,119 cases in all.
Independence Day
On 15.08.2016 Flag Hoisting was done on the terrace of the Operation Theatre building with the singing of National Anthem by the assembled monastics and other staff members.
Christmas Eve
As usual Christmas Eve was celebrated in the main office on 24.12.2016
Swami Vivekananda Festival
Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary celebration was held on 22.01.2017 with special puja at Swamiji’s temple and Rogi Narayan Puja in the Hospital. Lunch Prasad was served to doctors, well-wishers. About 3,500 people took Prasad that day.
Republic Day Celebration
On 26.01.2017 Flag Hoisting was done on the terrace of the Operation Theatre building with the singing of National Anthem by the assembled monastics and other staff members.
Free Eye Cataract (IOL) Operation Camp
IOL Camp was held in our hospital from 23.01.2017 to 16.02.2017. 642 patients were admitted, of which 598 were operated upon. Besides our three doctors, Dr. Radhika Chakraverty, Dr. Rupali Agarwal and Dr. Sujit Abhaykumar Deshmukh; Dr. Bhaskar Mukherjee and Dr. Sudipta Mitra of Kolkata and Dr. Arun Bhattacharya of Burdwan, W.B., performed the operations.
Mahashivaratri Puja
On 24.02.2017 Mahashivaratri Puja was performed in Laveshwar Shiva Temple with Vedic Chanting, singing of hymns etc.
Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign)
Three cleanliness drives were conducted on 18.12.2016, 15.01.2017 and 26.02.2017 in each of which Sannyasins, Brahmacharins, inmates, staff members, students of Value Education Programme, volunteers and devotees numbering about 300 participated.
150th birth Anniversary Celebration of Sister Nivedita
Five music programmes were held on 25.12.2016, 22.01.2017, 23.02.2017, 26.02.2017 (also a Magic show) and 26.03.2017. Average attendance in these programmes was about 200.
Ramnam Sankirtan
On Ekadasi days Ramnam Sankirtan is sung in the main office. Once during his stay in Varanasi, Swami Brahmanandaji Maharaj had a vision of Mahavir Hanuman attending the Ramanam held in the above premises.
Non formal Coaching Center
Due to non-availability of adequate number of children, the Non-formal Coaching Center started in May 2007 had to be closed on 30.09.2016.
Eye Care Unit
Renovated Eye Care Unit at OPD Building was inaugurated on Thursday 4th February, 2016 at 11.00 am by Revered Swami Shaktyanandaji Maharaj.
Retired Monks Quarter 2nd Floor
Revered Swami Bodhasaranandaji Maharaj, Assistant General Secretary, Belur Math inaugurated the newly built Retired Monks Quarter 2nd Floor on 26th June 2016, Sunday at 7.30 a.m.
Special Cabins
New Cabins at the Renovated Male Ortho Surgical Ward of Hospital were inaugurated on 29th April 2017 at 9.30 am by Revered Swami Ramanandaji Maharaj.
Random Access Clinical Chemistry Analyzer & E.E.G
At OPD Block – Random Access Clinical Chemistry Analyzer & E.E.G machines were dedicated to the Sevashrama on 8th May 2017 at 10.30 am by Revered Swami Vishwatmanandaji Maharaj.
Vehicle Parking Place
For the Doctors, Inmates & Staffs of the Sevashrama, on the auspicious day of the Rath-Yatra (Sunday 25th June 2017), a Vehicle Parking Place near the ‘Rain-Basera’ was inaugurated by pulling a Chariot (Rath) by the Revered Swami Ramanandaji Maharaj at 6 p.m. on 25th June 2017.
A second Parking place at Main Gate near the maintenance building was also dedicated to the Sevashrama.
CC TV cameras were installed around the Sevashrama Campus.
Special Thanks
We are highly thankful to all the donors, big and small. We are particularly thankful to the following donors for their continued generous support.
  1. Ramakrishna Vedanta Centre, United Kingdom, through Swami Dayatmanandaji, has always supported our activities. This year it has generously donated a sum of Rs. 4.81 lakhs.
  2. Tata Trust, Mumbai, has sanctioned a sizeable grant for free medicines to poor people and Health Education Work in slums and villages.
  3. Kirpalani Foundation, Surinam, South America, for continuing their generous grants for our Health Education work in villages and slum areas.
  4. Dr. Manu Vova and Shri Kishorelal Shah of Blind Foundation for India, Chicago, USA, for donating one Mobile Medical Van and one Car.
  5. M/s. Singh Bajpai & Associates, Chartered Accountants, Barahdari, Maidagin, Varanasi, for acting as Statutory Auditors at a nominal cost.
  6. Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot, Dist. Sonbhadra (U.P.), for monthly financial help for maintenance of old monks.
  7. The Kamrup Industrial Gases Ltd., Varanasi, for supplying oxygen at concessional rate.
  8. We are extremely thankful to the Joint Director: CAD-RAD. Senior Scientists Dr. Goutam Kumar Das, B.V.Sc. & A.H., M.V.Sc. (A.R.), Ph.D.; Dr. Debahrata B. Mondal, B.V.Sc., A.H., M.V. Sc. (Medicine), Ph.D.; Technical Officer Sri Dipak Singh and other officials of the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareily, for their unstinting technical help and other timely support to our Goshala throughout the year.
  9. Dr. R. B. Lal, B.V. Sc. & A.H.N.D., P.V.M.; Dr. Aniruddh Rai, B.V.Sc. & A.H., Ex-P.V.S. and Dr. U. B. Singh, B.V.Sc. & A.H., P.V.S. (Pant Nagar University).
  10. Dr. Abhijit Mitra, B.V.Sc. & AH, M.Sc., Ph.D., Director: ICAR National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, Dimapur, Nagaland – 797106.
  11. All doctors, para-medical staff, honorary workers and all other staff members who are associated with the Sevasharama offering their best services to the institution.
Source: RKM Home of Service, Varanasi

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