- Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man
- Education to the tribal children of this remote Himalayan State of India
- Vivekananda Kendra has under Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalayas Arunachal Pradesh Trust.
VK - NARDEP
- VK-NARDEP is an integral project of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari.
- All Existence is permeated by Divine & Swami Vivekananda's clarion call to uplift the downtrodden masses.
- It was started in 1986 inspired by Indic vision of the seers: Isavasyam idam Sarvam
- Green Rameshwaram’ aims to bring clean environment, green technologies,
- As Rameswaram is an island of about only 50 square kilometers area
- Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India launched this project on 28-Jan-2014.
The Project covers many aspects such as:
- To educate the pilgrims on Nature in and around Rameswaram including Gulf of Mannar bio-diversity
- Participatory Pilgrimage that will provide opportunities for pilgrims to participate in Eco-Projects
- Water harvesting – inside the temple and in the island
- Production and sale of Rameswaram-centric gift articles
- Use of Renewable energy – mainly solar power
- Solid waste management
- Archeology and History
- To educate the pilgrims on the role the south east Asian coast line played in the evolution of humanity and to educate the pilgrims on the Cultural History of Rameswaram.
- Landscaping and beautification - Sculpture, paintings, photography etc.
- Establishment of Multi Media Knowledge Center
- Eco-Friendly Green transportation arrangements
- Greening of Rameswaram
- Conserving Bio-Diversity
- Awareness Creation