• 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 2018-19

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 Beds201
Dialysis5General Ward Beds (No bed charges)145
No. of Cases admitted6,705
No. of Emergency cases attended10,264
No. of Operations Performed1,609
E.N.T.53Eye Camp538
Eye - Phaco68Eye Others39
General Surgery275Gynaecology16
Orthopedics124Plastic Surgery27
Total Hip Replacement4Urology47
No. of minor surgical procedures done8,613
Department-wise admissions6,401
Chest & T.B.43Neuromedicine164
General Medicine3682Orthopedics277
General Surgery1061Pediatrics321
Gynaecology67Plastic Surgery36
Daily Average Occupancy117
Out Patients’ Department
Total patients treated1,99,367
Daily Average Attendance664
(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
Biochemistry46,375Clinical Pathology & Others10,074
Echo Cardiogram30845882
Doppler Tests5397403
Free Eye Cataract (IOL) Operation Camp
IOL Camp was held in our hospital from 20.01.2019 to 20.02.2019. 600 patients were admitted, of which 548 were operated upon. Besides our two doctors, Dr. Rajesh Gupta & Dr. Amit Kumar Singh; Dr. Bhaskar Mukherjee & Dr. Sudipta Mitra of Kolkata and Dr. Arun Bhattacharya of Burdwan, W.B., performed the operations.
Mobile Dispensary
During the year 3 mobile medical units went to urban slums & villages near Varanasi and treated 28,743 cases in all.
Report of Welfare Activity
ParticularsNo. of BeneficiariesAmount
Pecuniary Help (Monthly)
- Destitute widows1866,38,700
- Students16487,550
- Destitutes/Poor1549,600
Help for education2661,74,351
Help for treatment1100
Help for Marriage15,000
Distribution of Sarees22569,127
Distribution of Blankets78071,712
Distribution of Food Articles35,50,000
Old Age Homes (Invalids' Homes)
Two separate homes for men and women are maintained. Residents include men – 36 and women – 56 as on 31st March 2019
As on 31st March 2019 the dairy had 26 milch cows, 6 milch pregnant cows, 7 dry pregnant cows, 33 heifers (7 Pregnant) and 14 calves (6 female, 8 male) taking the total strength of cattle to 93. Average daily milk yield was about 299 liters which was used for our patients at hospital and other residents.
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.
On 30.04.2018 at 11.30 a.m. a New Machine of Thyroid and many others tests (mini Vedas) was inaugurated by Revered Swami Ramanandaji Maharaj for the service of the people.
Independence Day
On 15.08.2018 Flag Hoisting was done on Achalananda Bhavan's Terrace with the singing of National Anthem by the assembled monastics and other staff members.
Optical Unit
On 29.8.2018 at 10.00 a.m. a New Optical Unit was opened by Revered Swami Ramanandaji Maharaj for providing spectacles at subsidized rates to needy patients.
Christmas Eve
On 24.12.2018 Christmas Eve was celebrated in the main office with Arati, Reading of Bible, Lecture on Life and Teachings of Christ (in Bengali & Hindi) and Carol Singing.
On 28.12.2018 at 9.30 a.m. a New Machine of USG was dedicated by Revered Swami Ramanandaji Maharaj for the service of the people.
Oxygen Generator
On 09.01.2019, Wednesday at 11.30 am. – New Oxygen Generator, for providing oxygen and suction facility to Indoor patients, was dedicated by Revered Swami Ramananda and Sri P. K. Sinha, Chairman cum Managing Director, Northern Coalfields Ltd., in the presence of monks, brahmacharins, volunteers, staff and other people.
Republic Day Celebration
On 26.01.2019 Flag Hoisting was in front of Main Hospital Gate behind the Nataraj Murti with the singing of National Anthem by the assembled monastics and other staff members.
Swami Vivekananda Festival
On 03.02.2019 Swami Vivekananda's Birth Anniversary Celebration was held 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.
2nd Floor of Braja Dham (Bajoria) Building
On 04.03.2019 at 10.45 a.m. 2nd floor of Braja Dham (Bajoria) Building was inaugurated by Revered Swami Ramanandaji Maharaj.
Mahashivaratri Puja
On 04.03.2019 Mahashivaratri Puja was performed in Laveshwar Shiva Temple with Vedic Chanting, singing of hymns etc.
Cultural Programmes
  • 125th Anniversary of Chicago Address - Cultural Programmes was held on 12.09.2018 & 13.09.2018. Average attendance in the programme was about 250.
  • A Cultural Programme was held on 06.01.2019. Average attendance in the programme was about 200.
  • A Cultural Programme was held on 25.01.2019. Average attendance in the programme was about 250.
Special Thanks
  1. All the donors, big and small.
  2. All the doctors, para-medical staff, honorary workers and all other staff members who are associated with the Sevasharama offering their best services to the institution.
  3. Ramakrishna Vedanta Centre, United Kingdom, through Swami Sarvasthananda, has always supported our activities.
  4. Kirpalani Foundation, Surinam, South America, for continuing their generous grants for our Health Education work in villages and slum areas.
  5. M/s. Singh Bajpai & Associates, Chartered Accountants, Barahdari, Maidagin, Varanasi, for acting as Statutory Auditors.
  6. The Kamrup Industrial Gases Ltd., Varanasi, for supplying oxygen at concessional rate.
  7. 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.
  8. 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).
  9. Dr. Abhijit Mitra, B.V.Sc. & AH, M.Sc., Ph.D., Director: ICAR National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, Dimapur, Nagaland – 797106.
  10. We especially thank Mr. Ratan Tata, Mr. K. Krishna Kumar, Mr. Venkatramanan, Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy, Mr. H S D Srinivasan, Dr. Sita Rama, Dr. Sandeep and Dr Amol of TATA Trusts for a grant of INR 5.89 crores for Vivekananda Medical Services: Increasing Access to Primary Health Care in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
  11. We thank Mr. Prakash Daswani, Mr. Vijay and Shyam Kirpalani and Ms. Maya Kirpalani of the Kirpalani Foundation for their kind contribution of 5 lakh INR for food supplements and other rural health support.
  12. We thank Dr. Manu Vora and Mr. Kishorelalji of the Blind Foundation for India for their kind donation of INR 5 lakh for purchase of 2 wheelers for rural health work including eye work and Gadadhara Abhyudaya Prakalpa.
  13. We thank Prof. Dr. Christa of Medical University of Graz and the Director of the General Movement Assessment Foundation for her training and certification of the team in Advance technique of General Movement Assessment and their kind donation of 4019 Euro for the project Ganesha of general movement assessment of young infants.
  14. We thank Ms. Concha Hoefler of the Learn for Life, Deutschland for 4000 Euro for distribution life support items [clothes, blankets, food articles, fruit, uniform, learning material] for the poor children and persons of slums of Varanasi and surrounding rural areas.
Source: RKM Home of Service, Varanasi

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