Oxford Mission Behala, a fully charitable and non-profiteering organization was founded in 1908, by Father Frederick Winfred Douglass of the Brotherhood of Epiphany(U.K.). It is registered with the Registrar of Companies, since 28 May 1929, and also with the G.O.I. Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. The Oxford Mission Trust has been granted total exemption under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act.

The Mission’s initial objectives being, imparting of basic education, imbibing healthy living conditions and initiating self employed means of livelihood, amongst the destitute, under-privileged, forlorn village folks and their un-nourished children.

The first task accomplished was the setting-up of a school for 'orphan boys with hostel facilities' and a “works man hostel”, for the elderly unemployed.

Social Welfare and Missionary Activities presently undertaken by the Oxford Mission, managed by a Trust Association are basically three fold :

  1. Hostels with Boarding and Lodging facilities are provided free of cost to one hundred and fifty B.P.L. and under-privileged boys, between five to sixteen years of age.

  2. Primary Education in the Mission’s own school and further higher studies upto Secondary level, in a Government High School including provision of text books, study materials and class-wise private tuitions, for all hostellers.

  3. Organised In-House Computer courses for all boys of Class VII to X.

  4. Provisioning of School uniforms, sporting appurtenances Scouts and Cubs dresses and recreational items like T.V., V.C.D., Music System.

  5. Medical treatment by a resident Medical Officer and ENT Specialists; hospital treatment if necessary.

  6. Stringed, brass, wood-wind, percussion, guitar, key-board, tabla, drums are provided, for age-wise, instrumental music training, by accomplished musicians.

  7. Weekly sessions on Contemporary singing, folk-classical dance forms, arts-crafts, drawing etc. under experienced teachers.

  8. Sponsored technical training and or higher studies upto graduation level for meritorious students.

  9. Apart from formal education, boys are engaged in outdoor and indoor games, scouting cubing activities and social work within the Mission’s Compound.

  1. The Mission also caters to the needs of the local community, nearby schools, clubs and especially senior citizens by way of free access to the playgrounds to morning walkers, joggers, athletes, school and college students for sports, football, cricket coaching camps and tournaments.

  2. A free Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, under specialists, rendering voluntary services is operated by the Mission, for the needy sections of the local community.

  1. The Mission has been operating since 1954, a thirty bedded Old Age Home named ‘Santi Nivash’, for elderly males and females, with homely care and affection.

  2. It has also provided land and administrative back-up since 2006, for health-care purposes, by way of a Hospice Clinic – cum – Hospital for HIV-Aids and T.B. patients and a residential Nursing Girls’ College for Basic, Post Basic courses.

The Mission has thus far moulded more than ten thousand socially deprived juveniles into self sufficient, literate, morally upright citizens, mostly, established as distinguished musicians, spread across the world.

The Mission does not partake any sort of “ Commercial” ventures. It is kept functional on donations both local and from abroad.

We sincerely aspire to continue our philanthropic activities and future dreams with your prayers, good-wishes and participation.




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