Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore commenced a ‘A Special support Free Education programme’ called Viveka Shikshana in the year 2000 aimed at helping economically disadvantaged school going students with average intelligence to achieve excellence in their studies and life.
• Ashrama has been successfully conducting this program for over 13 years for the economically and academically deprived young students already enrolled in regular conventional schools (From Kannada Mediam Govt. High Schools).
• Students are inducted into Viveka Shikshana at Class IX and continue till they complete class X. All such students are given free supplementary coaching, 6 days in a week in the evenings 05.30 pm to 07.00 pm. at Govt. Middle School, Kumbara Koppal & at “Vanita Sadana”, Krishnamurthy Puram.
• Coaching is done through specially selected and qualified teachers employed for this purpose, who teach English, Mathematics and Science through the Kannada medium.
• On Saturdays there will be special Value Education Classes and distribution of nutritious food items. The students are assembled in the Ashrama, in the evening under the direct guidance of Monks of the Ashrama who conduct classes for them to impart value education through Personality Development programmes.
• Free Stationery, Note Books & Personality Development books are given to all students.
• On every Wednesday of the week, the students are assembled in the Ashrama, in the evening under the direct guidance of Monks of the order who conduct classes for them to impart value education through Personality Development programmes.
The number of students who benefited through this scheme, and the number of participating schools are as follows:
- Total number of participating schools– 9
1. Grace High School, Mahadeswara Badavane, Mysore
2. Brindavan High School, Brindavan Extension, Mysore
3. Mahadeswara High School, Kumbarakoppal, Mysore
4. Sri K Puttaswamy High School, Kumbarakoppal, Mysore
5. Govt. High School, Kumabarakoppal, Mysore
6. Govt. High School, Metagally, Mysore
7. Govt. High School, M G Koppal, Mysore
8. Sri Bhairaveshwara High School, Kumbarakoppal, Mysore
9. Vanita Sadana, Kirshnamurtypuram, Mysore
- Number of students getting benefited
Year No.of Students
2000-01 – 72
2001-02 – 189
2002-03 – 194
2003-04 – 228
2004-05 – 223
2005-06 – 215
2006-07 – 260
2007-08 – 265
2008-09 – 268
2009-10 – 370
2010-11 – 362
2011-12 – 342
2012-13 – 460
2013-14 – 490
_ _ Total 3938_ __
In the current academic year 430 students have enrolled.
Every year viveka shikshana students are achieving good results. In the current academic year the passing result is 94% with 4 distinctions.
DISTINCTION – 4
FIRST CLASS – 47
SECOND CLASS – 21
PASS CLASS 15
Result summery in the academic year 2012-13
DISTINCTION – 6
1ST CLASS – 50
2ND CLASS – 20
PASS CLASS – 17
FAIL – 2