in an idyllic setting in the outskirts of Kolkata, on a
5 acre area, Ganguly Banaprastha Ashram' is nestled in nature.
The distance from the city is only 20 kilometers (from the
airport). It boasts of modern facilities in a rural, scenic
Here's a verbal description of the retreat
The land includes
vast expanses covered in green, and a big pond as well
as a seasonal water reservoir.
from the people residing there overlook the pond
The land has
an in-house vegetable garden, where seasonal vegetables
are grown without pesticides. In only some time, the
Ashram would be self sufficient in producing vegetables
for its own use.
has fruit trees galore, like 350 betel nut tress, 150
banana trees, 90 coconut trees, 50 mango trees, 30 grapefruit
trees and many other fruit trees as Sobeda, Ata, jamrul,
Olives, Guavas etc.
Boating as well
as fishing facilities soon to be provisioned for, would
enable all the enjoy the pond more
located ‘Sunset Point' is to be made, for the
viewing pleasure of all living there
A walking bay
is to be constructed around the pond to provide a scenic
background for the residents daily walks.