Charitable Dispensary of Ramakrishna Math, Barasat is running from the very inception of the Math as a Homeopathic one. Afterwards it was developed to a multifarious one with Allopathic and other wings from 26th January 2000. The dispensary building was inaugurated by Swami Smarananandaji Maharaj, the then General Secretary of Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission on 6th January 2002. At present different types of medical treatments are done here and it is a very reliable ailment-relief center for the poor of near and distant localities.
The following departments of i) Allopathic, ii) Homeopathy, iii) Ayurvedic, iv) Physiotherapy with the specialist doctors in i) Medicine, ii) Gynecology, iii) Eye, iv) Orthopedic, v) Gastrology, vi) Sonology, vii) Radiology, viii) Audiology, ix) Dental etc. with free medicine and other cost as far as possible. Here 1) Pathology 2) ECG, 3) X- ray and 4) Ultrasonography tests are supplied with very lower rate and sometimes free of cost for the wretched people and in the last year i.e. 2015-16, the number of total patients was more than 50,000 (fifty thousand). Medical treatments are catered also in the distant places twice a week with its Mobile-Unit.
The Library and Reading Room
Ramakrishna Math, Barasat conducts a Library and free Reading Room with 5718 books of different categories consisting of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda-Vedanta literatures, Literatures of renowned authors, Science, History etc, 3 newspapers and 20 periodicals. At present it has 287 recorded members and average daily attendance in 15. Any Bengali or English versed devotee, student of any class, general public can use the library to enrich his / her knowledge especially in the route mapped by Swami Vivekananda. All are cordially welcome.