About 150th Celebrations


  1. Opening ceremony in January 2013 at Belur Math
  2. Releasing a VCD highlighting the programmes from 2010 to 2014.
  3. Celebration of National Youth Day in all educational institutions during 2013 – 2014.
  4. Celebration at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.
  5. Introducing Vivekananda Chair in a few Universities.
  6. Introducing Vivekananda Awards, Medals, Mementos, etc.
  7. Closing ceremony at Belur Math in 2014.

Publication & Publicity

  1. Special Publications on Swami Vivekananda.
  2. Bringing out Commemorative Volume and Souvenirs.
  3. Classical Music competitions (both Vocal and Instrumental) for school children.
  4. Bringing out special supplements in newspapers in various languages.
  5. Publication of subsidized books on Value Education for the Youth in English, Hindi and vernacular languages

Seminars and Conferences

  1. Parliament of Religions during 2013-2014 in Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.
  2. Conference of Monks of the Ramakrishna Order in 2013.
  3. Conference of Monks at Kankhal, Haridwar, in 2013, involving monks of different religious traditions and denominations.
  4. Conference of Monks in south India in 2013 involving monks of different religious traditions and denominations.
  5. Intra-Faith Dialogue among the Hindus (modern religious groups and traditional Hindu sects) in at least 4 states where Parliament of Religions will not be held.
  6. Conference of devotees with the theme: Role of Devotees according to Swami Vivekananda.

Youth Service Programs

  1. All India Youth Convention on ‘Vedantic Idea of Brotherhood’.
  2. State level Youth Conventions.
  3. Vivekananda Ratham: Processions tracing the footsteps of Swami Vivekananda.
  4. Viveka Vahini, Jnana Vahini: Value Education in different regions through mobile units.
  5. Youth Meets to understand and apply Swami Vivekananda’s ‘Philosophy of Service’ in different fields.

Bhava Prachar Programs:

  1. All India Conference of the Convenors of the Bhava Prachar Parishad.
  2. Day-long State level meets of the representatives of the member Ashramas.
  3. Re-enactment of Vivekananda’s triumphant journey in the light of Lectures from Colombo to Almora.
  4. District level day-long workshop on Youth Counselling.
  5. Establishment of Bhava Prachar Parishads in some States.

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