As a sequel to the National Youth Day, the Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda, which was celebrated on 12 January 2014 by all the 16 schools under the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Society, Jamshedpur, the Society organized a Youth Convention on 19 January 2014 at its main premises at Bistupur, Jamshedpur.
Prior to this programme, Ramakrishna Mission conducted in-house cultural competitions such as Recitation, Speeches, Essay Writing, etc.on the life and message of Swami Vivekananda in 32 schools and colleges in Jamshedpur. More than 5000 students participated in the in-house competitions.
Among all the participants, the first three rank holders in each competition from each school were awarded prizes. Total 266 students were awarded prizes which comprised books on Swami Vivekananda.
1200 people including students, teachers of many educational institutions of Jamshedpur and guardians participated in the programme on 19 January 2014. Swami Shashankanandaji, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ranchi, Smt. Tadasha Mishra, IPS, Inspector General of Police, Govt. of Jaharkhand, and Mr. Peter Thorne, Secretary, Power Lifting Association, USA and Vice-President of Blind Foundation of India, handed over the prizes.