A firm believer in the value of education, Swami Rama provided countless scholarships to needy, deserving students. He established a charitable trust from which many students received scholarships toward college studies and Swamiji built and upgraded to degree level a science college near Lansdowne in the Himalayas. He also founded a library for Garhwal University in Lansdowne Degree College. In addition, he founded two eye clinics. On October 20, 1991 a devastating earthquake struck the foothills of the Himalayan including the Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts, which were the worst hit regions.