Vivek Chetana Utsab
Vivek Chetana Utsab was organized on 11-12 January, 2016 by the Department of Youth Services in all 341 Blocks, 121 Municipalities, 5 Municipal Corporations of our state and 144 Wards under Kolkata Municipal Corporation along with 21 District Headquarters (including GTA as a separate district unit) in association with the Ramakrishna Math & Mission to commemorate the 153rd birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in a befitting manner.;
Exhibition on the Life & Works of Vivekananda, Mass Rally, Prabhatpheri, Discussion on Character Building, Essay Writing, Debate and Sit & Draw Competition, Exhibition Football Match and other cultural programmes were the essential components of the programme. To organize the Utsab successfully, each of the 341 Blocks, 121 Municipalities, 5 Municipal Corporations, 144 Wards under the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and 21 District Headquarters were given an amount of Rs.30 (Thirty) thousand only by the Department of Youth Services.