Uma Nivas

village well

Uma Nivas is a self-development and service project for women and children in rural West Bengal. We strive to help women to empower themselves, gain education and skills and learn to achieve their full physical, mental and spiritual potential.

  • Model School

The Women's College is under construction

We are constructing a Model Primary School with creative, stimulating, child-friendly learning environment where Neohumanist Education is blended into the local culture of Rarh.

School capacity: 150 to 300 students K-4. Opening: January 2020.

We invite you to be part of this project as interns, student-teachers, volunteers and by fund raising for the construction.
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  • Women’s College – Under Construction – Opening Schedule: 2020- Capacity for 150 students.

women's college

We are constructing an extended campus of the Ananda Marga College (Estd. 1962) for girls atUma Nivas. Students will be able to actively pursue their interests and create their own learning paths. We see education as an integral part of real living and contributing to the community. Students will begiven the space to adapt the theory that they learn to the world in which they live.

We welcome your support for the present construction.
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  • Current News


New Courses offered at the Music College for visiting live-in students: Our personalized learning approach places attention on the needs of each student. They will experience in-depth learning of classical Indian ‘Samgiita’ and cultivating enduring meaning in life. Learn more.