Gadadhara Abhyudaya Sishu Sankshema Pathakam (Gadadhara Abhyudaya Prakalpa)
Gadadhara Abhyudaya Sishu Sankshema Pathakam is a programme for harmonious overall development of children – physical, intellectual, and moral.
This programme was started in the year 2011 by Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, Kolkata through its branch centers across India, aided for first few years by the Govt of India, to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. And the project is being continued by the Math.
Below are some of the activities conducted under this programme:
- Children are provided nutritious food.
- Children are taught and required to do yogasanas and physical exercise regularly.
- Children are imparted moral and cultural values through moral stories, lives and teachings of great men and women.
- Bhajans (devotional singing) is taught.
Also part of the program is Educational-tour: all the children are taken on a educational-tour to nearby places of interest & learning to broaden their awareness.