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Nov 19

November 19, 2016

Legal Aid Clinic at Mitraniketan 2016

A centre for providing legal aid to the poor people has started up at Miraniketan on the 19th of November 2016. The clinic will give legal guidance, counselling, support of consul and impart awareness on legal rights of women, children and weaker sections of the society. Poor and uneducated people will not get justice due to lack of legal awareness and... Read more
Apr 29

April 29, 2014

Obituary Notices 2014

K. VISWANATHAN (08.02.1928 – 28.04.2014) Viswanathan passed away on Monday, 28 April 2014 in a local hospital at Trivandrum. He was 86 but he died young with a vibrant mind and spirit. Viswanathan founded Mitraniketan in 1956 and experimented pioneering works in education, rural development and agriculture. He left behind an alternative model of education and development to the new generation.... Read more
Apr 28

April 28, 2014

Viswanathan passed away 2014

The founder of Mitraniketan, Sri Viswanathan, was born in 1928 and was educated at Viswabharati University in Kolkata (former Calcutta). He studied in the USA and Scandinavia and on his return to India he founded Mitraniketan, “The Home of Friends” (1956). Viswanathan was inspired by Tagore and Gandhi, but also by westerners like Pestalozzi and Grundtvig (the founder of the... Read more