Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore, is a major educational centre of the well-known Ramakrishna Mission. It is 19 km from the Coimbatore City on the highway to Ootacamund,and situated in a serene environment spread over about 300 acres. The Institution was founded by Sri T.S. Avinashilingam in 1930 with an investment of just Rs. 5.75 and with one harijan boy on its roll. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore, a branch centre of the Ramakrishna Mission, P.O. Belur Math, Dist. Howrah, West Bengal – 711 202, India. RAMAKRISHNA MISSION is a registered society in which monks of Ramakrishna Math and lay devotees cooperate in conducting various types of social service mainly in India. It was founded by Sri Ramakrishna’s chief apostle, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), one of the foremost thinkers and religious leaders of the present age.