On Dec 20, 2015, world renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar laid down the foundation stone for the residential school for the Sonagachi initiative.

This facility will provide a safe living environment to 100 rescued

From Right, Partha Chatterjee (Minister of Education, West Bengal), Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Dilip Mondal with son (MLA Bishanpur)

The chief guest of the event was the Minister for Education for West Bengal, Mr. Partha Chatterjee. Mr. Dilip Mondal, MLA from Bishanpur, was an honored guest. About 1000 people including media people attended the event.