Swami Vivekananda Study Circle


Activities of the Circle


1.  Declamation Contest in Schools/Colleges :


Swami Vivekananda Declamation contest (on the topics related to life and ideals of Swami Vivekananda) in more than 200 different schools/colleges. Sincere efforts are being made by the members of the circle to arrange these types of functions regularly . The prizes in the form of Books on Swamiji and Certificates are provided by the circle.


2.  Chicago Address Anniversary Celebration :


Every year, the Circle celebrates the Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Address(in the World Parliament of Religions, Chicago, USA) during the month of September/October. This has been a mega event always, where eminent persons are invited to grace the occasion.



3.  National Youth Day Celebration :


12th January (the Birthday of Swami Vivekananda) is being celebrated as 'National Youth Day' by organising functions at different places to convey the message of Swami Vivekananda among the youths.

4.  Sarv Dharam Conference :


Since 2003, every year, the Circle organizes “Sarv Dharam Conference” on the occasion of celebration of Chicago Address Anniversary, in which eminent speakers from different religions are invited to speak on the theme  :‘Apne Dharam Mein, Sab/Dusre Dharmon ke Prati Samman ki Bhawna’ 


5.  Arise Awake Exhibition on Swami Vivekananda :


Exhibition of Portraits depicting the life and message of Swami Vivekananda in different cities of Punjab. More than Twenty Thousand people have visited the Exhibitions. This exhibition can be arranged anywhere in Punjab/Chandigarh without charges on request.


6.  Swami Vivekananda Awards (previously Role Model Award) :


Since 2003, every year, the Circle honours a few selected students from different Colleges of Punjab and Chandigarh with this Award on the occasion of "National Youth Day" celebration. The selection is done based on the criteria set by the Circle.



7.  Foundation Day of the Circle :


The Circle celebrates its Foundation day on 11th June every year.


8. Distribution of Literature :


The Circle maintains a good library of Books/portraits on the life of Swami Vivekananda. The circle has so far distributed literature among the students and general public costing  more than Rs. Five lacks. 


9. Executive & General Body Meetings :


The Executive committee meets twice in a month and as per needs. Regular general body meetings.