Date of opening - 02.04.1958 Index No - 211-314, M.P. - Code - L 4019, H.S. Code - 205250
Our school Ghatal Yogoda Satsanga Sri Yukteswar Vidyapith located in the heart of Ghatal Municipality is an institution running under the aegis of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India having its official headquarters at Dakhineshwar, Kolkata.
The Ghatal Y.S.S. Vidyapith is running under Special Rules as granted to Yogoda Satsanga Society of India from time to time. The school is affiliated to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and also to the West Bengal Higher Secondary Council.
The purpose is to impart education in line with the How-to-Live ideals advocated by Gurudeva Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda, the founder of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India. Much efforts are made to combine spiritual values with modern technologies so that students passing out of this institute grow up as good citizens and excel in all fields of life.
The school has necessary facilities for imparting quality education in various disciplines of Science and Arts streams. The school also has adequate facilities for sports and other extra-curricular activities. Over the years our students have excelled in the performance of Yogasanas, Pranayama and Mudras in various important events earning many laurels.
A large temple dedicated to Sri Sri Paramhansa Yogananda and other Gurus of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India has been built in the adjoining premises of the school. This temple is used for regular practice of Energisation Exercises, a technique discovered by Sri Sri Paramahansa Yoganandaji and Scientific Meditation as advocated by our Gurudeva. A typical day at the school begins with a brief period of meditation that sets the ideal conducive atmosphere for effective teaching-learning activities that follow throughout the day.
The school being established in 1958, celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2008. At present, it has established itself as one of the premier institutions of the district with the distinction of having a separate wing for girl students.
Over the years, numerous students have passed out from this institution who have gained much recognition in their respective fields. The school has also been blessed with many illustrious teachers and Head Masters. Needless to say, at the present, in terms of academic results and all other aspects, the school is considered as one of the major institutions of Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal.