About one hundred brilliant +students (Top 3 of Gujarat Board, top ten of Vadodara centre of Gujarat Board and top ten of Vadodara centre of CBSE of 10 th & 12 th std.) were felicitated by Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial, Vadodara on 21 st June at CC Mehta auditorium in the presence of a large number of dignitaries enlightened citizens, teachers, students and their parents.

Shri P N Bhagwati, former chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India congratulated the students and advised them to dedicate their lives for the service of our country and to stick to the spiritual and cultural heritage of India. He also felicitated the students.

Dr.(Mrs)Mrunalini Devi Puar, Chancellor of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Shri Kantisen Shroff, the well-known Philanthropist and Industrialist and Shri Kanak Tiwari well-known Speaker and Writer of Chhatisgarh delivered inspiring speeches and felicitated the students.

Earlier, Swami Nikhileswarananda, the Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Memorial, Vadodara welcomed the students and exhorted them to march forward by following the message of Swami Vivekananda- “Arise, awake and stop not till the goal in reached”. He requested them to read the books of Swami Vivekananda being gifted to them and to develop their all round personality by combination of IQ, EQ and SQ for real success and fulfillment in life, since mere academic brilliance was not enough.