ARC Foundation



Swami Vivekananda

Centre for Knowledge and Educational Development

(A Unit of Prasannanilayam, ARC FOUNDATION)

Hon'ble Chairman : Sh. Bhabatosh Bhattacharya

Organization & Group President : Sm. N. Rashid

-- Associate Director & Head of Mission (CKED) : Sm. Nazma Rashid --

Origin :

The Centre for Knowledge and Educational Development is a Unit set out for the promotion and development of knowledge, education and research. It is a non-political and non-profitable Charitable Centre founded & established by "Prasannanilayam" (Arc Foundation Commons Benevolent Trust).

Core Objectives :

To promote and develop knowledge and education in the individuals and society;

To improve integrity among the individuals towards knowledge and education;

To organize and form a societal consonance by working with people and contribute for the promotion and development of knowledge and education.

Dedicated discrete wing - For Child Education :

"Saraswati Vidyangan" : It is a wing & project established under the jurisdiction of this Centre with the aim to establish, manage and conduct educational and skill development programmes dedicated for the children of sub urban & rural areas. Presently one centre in the name of 'Mahashweta Vidyangan' is in operation, and another in the name of 'Veenapani Vidyangan' is in process.

Area of Operation :

The Centre is set up to serve for promotion and development of knowledge and education and is not limited to any political boundary.

Swami Vivekananda


Sm. Nazma Rashid

"Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man" – Swami Vivekananda