Kharagpur Retreat Centre - Facilities
Accommodation: There are four large dormitories – two on the ground floor and two on the first floor, with attached toilets and showers. There are some cots available. Mattress, pillows, sheets and blankets are provided.
Meditation Hall: The Meditation Hall has a grand staircase in the front and a ramp to the rear. The hall is open from all sides and, being at a height, offers a beautiful view of the surroundings.
Kitchen and Dining: A modern kitchen and a large dining area can seat around 150 persons comfortably.
Medical Facilities: A first aid box is available in the office. Medical facilities in the area are minimal. Doctors are available on call in an emergency.
Transportation: Taxis are available on call. Other modes of transport are very limited. Some share autos are available, but not comfortable or convenient.
Foreign Exchange/Bank: It is very time consuming and difficult to exchange foreign currency. It is advisable to convert adequate currency either in Kolkata or in any of the other metros or landing points. ATMs of State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Axis Bank are available within the IIT campus about 3 km from the retreat centre.