The Ramakrishna Mission Saradapitha is a branch center of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission Belur Math. Swami Vivekananda visioned the south plot near the Belur Math to be a center of learning where grammar , philosophy , science and literature will be taught . He praised and blessed it . Saradapitha was established in the year 1941 situated at the closest proximity to the Headquarters of Belur Math and runs several Educational Institutions with the object to spread education on the line best suited to our country in keeping with the ideas and ideals of the great Swami Vivekananda, with emphasis on Vocational, Technical and non-formal education to rural people. Through Educational Institutions the Saradapitha is engaged in the service of around four thousand students. Also Saradapitha renders service to the general public and also to a few hundred families in the rural areas of Hooghly, Howrah, Burdwan and 24-Parganas (South) through its various units.