Saraswati Puja was performed with due solemnity on 1st February 2017 at Thakur Ghar. All the students and staff members attended the puja.
A training programme on lac cultivation was held on 9th and 10th Feb. 2017 under Van Vijnan Kendra, Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat. Kusumi variety of lac (Loccifer lacca) was inoculated in Flemingia Memialta Plantation under the guidance of Dr. Nizara Dutta Borthakur, Scientist B, Rain forest research Institute, Jorhat.
In the afternoon at Vivekananda Sabhagriha Dr. Nizara Dutta and Lalitji of Ranchi explained the process of lac cultivation, its use, its maintenance and its economic importance. Our grateful thanks to Dr. RSC JOYRAJA, Director, RFRI, Jorhat for his personal interest and support.
An aptitude test for Class I was held on 19th Feb. 2017 at the secondary school. About 290 children participated in the test.
On 24th February 2017 special puja of Lord Shiva was performed at Devabhumi temple complex on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. All the students and staff members participated in the Puja. Students presented melodius bhajans and Shiva Nritya.
The 182nd birthday tithi puja of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna was performed on 28th Feb 2017 at the Thakur Ghar. Special Puja and havan of Sri Ramakrishna was performed in the morning, students and teachers discussed upon the life of the Great Master. All were served Kichuri Prasad at Prasad Kaksha.
In the evening at the Vivekananda Sabhagriha a cultural programme was held in which Sri Tridip Kumar Mohal, our music teacher presented some bhajans followed by a Kathak dance recital by the well known Kathak dancer Smt. Madhumita Roy of Kolkata.
On 28th February 2017, the auspicious birthday of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna the foundation for the new Monks' Quarter and Prayer Hall was laid by the Secretary Swamiji.
During the month of February we have distributed 861 garments (171 Gents garments & 690 Ladies garments) and 125 pairs of Socks among 325 beneficiaries (Male 171 & Female 154) as per details below:-
Gents Garments: Sweat Shirt - 171
Ladies Garments : Top - 345 & Trouser - 345.
Socks - 125.