Ramakrishna Vidyashala celebrates Golden Jubilee
Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala, run by the Ramakrishna Mission in Yadavagiri, Mysore, is celebrating its golden jubilee. Elaborate programmes were drawn up for three days from January 9 to mark the occasion.
Vidyashala is a reputed residential educational institution of Mysore.
Initially, it was
started as a hostel to accommodate boy students, but
later in the year 1953, a school was added.
Sponsorship and support enabled the Vidyashala to
Initially the Vidyashala building had only two floors. It has now been expanded with the additions of dormitories, prayer hall, a new large dining hall, laboratories and other facilities, besides accommodation for increased number of students. Marking the silver jubilee in 1978, a new 500-seating capacity auditorium was added. The hostel is maintained by the monastic members of the Ramakrishna Mission, which helps in inculcating spiritual and moral values among the resident students. The educational programmes have been changed to suit the new advancements in areas of science and technology. All these have made the Ramakrishna Vidyashala a reputed one in Karnataka.
Murli Manohar Joshi, Union Minister for Human Resource Development,
declared open the golden
jubilee building on January 9. Swami Smarananandaji,
General Secretary of the Ramakrishna Mission,
delivered the inaugural address. Karnataka’s Chief