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Free Operation Camp at Margherita, Assam

The Free Operation Camp organized by Vievakananda Kendra Arn Jyoti in collaboration with Remote Area Medical, Knoxville, USA, concluded successfully on 8th February at Central Hospital, CIL, Margherita, Assam. A total 44 patients were operated for Gall Stone diseases, hernia, appendicitis and other ailments during the camp which was inaugurated on 3rd February by Sri.Y.Matey, Parliamentary Secretary of DOTCL, Govt.of Arunachal Pradesh.

NARDEP January 2014 Newsletter

We at VK-nardep are happy to inform you that Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam inaugurated the 'Green Rameshwaram pilgrimage' project. He gave an inspiring speech. We have shared the excerpts from that talk which we are sure you will like and share it with your friends too. We are also happy to inform you that Dr.Kalam who inspected an exhibition of panels depicting our Teertham renovation work also expressed his appreciation of the work outlining the hard and dedicated work that VK-nardep workers put into this renovation project. We have a detailed report.

Woman writer Director showcased Swami Vivekananda's life on stage

KANGRA - A unique presentation  by woman writer and director,  who showcased  Swami  Vivekananda's Life and teachings,  was staged in the auditorium of  Dr. Rajender Prasad Govt. Medical College Kangra on January 12, this year to celebrate 151st
birth anniversary  of Swami Vivekananda and to mark the culmination of the Swami Vivekananda Shardasati Samaroh  and  left the audience spell bound and the play was inspiring and effective.

Green Rameshwaram pilgrimage

The Vision document in the form of a video documentary in Tamil was released at the function and was screened to the audience. It unveiled a ten-dimensional blueprint for actualizing the green Rameshwaram project.

Spiritual Retreat 25th-31st January 2014

SR2014All India Spiritual Retreat was held in Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari from 25th January to 31st January 2014.  

Rameshwaram: Reviving the Sacred Water Teerthams

As part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda, VK-nardep has taken up the renovation of the 16 sacred teerthams of Rameshwaram. This is the continuation of the report series of the progress of the project. As the Teerthams are getting revived they are now getting used by the community for both day today use and also for ritual purposes. Many of the Teerthams are also situated near the local village shrines – particularly sacred trees.

Mr. Kalam inaugurated the “Green pilgrimage to Rameswarm”

Mr.Kalam inaugurated the “Green pilgrimage to Rameswarm,” a comprehensive project of the Vivekananda Kendra under its Natural Resources Development Project (NARDEP) to provide green and hygienic pilgrimage to about 1.2 crore pilgrims who visit the island every year.

Mr.Kalam distributed saplings and unveiled a vision document of the project.

The Vivekananda Kendra distributed 500 saplings to the pilgrims and also to the local people to be planted in the island in the participatory programme.

Republic Day Celebration at VKV Kanyakumari

Many of our freedom fighters under the leadership of Gandhiji fought against the British rule and they got independence.

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