Visva-Bharati University is a Central University and Institution of National Importance under the control of University Grants Commission. The foundation stone of Visva-Bharati was laid on 8 Poush 1325 (24th December 1918) by Rabindranath Tagore at a spot where the present ‘Santoshalaya’ of today stands. The formal work of the institution was started from 18 … Read more

Siksha Satra

In 1912, Rabindranath Tagore bought a large manor house (Kuthi Bari) with surrounding lands in Surul, 3 km from Santiniketan, from the zamindar of Raipur. The Institute of Rural Reconstruction was founded on February 6, 1922 with Leonard Knight Elmhirst as its first Director and Rabindranath named it Sriniketan. Rathindranath Tagore, Santosh Chandra Mazumdar, Gour … Read more

Patha Bhavana

Patha Bhavana is partly a residential co-educational school for elementary and secondary education, preparing students for the School Certificate Examination of Visva-Bharati. Patha Bhavana was founded by Rabindranath Tagore in the year of 1901. Patha Bhavana is situated in front of Singha Sadan & north of Gour Prangan. The ground floor was constructed by Balendranath … Read more


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