Foundation of the Proposed Lecture Hall was laid by Swami Prabhanandaji Maharaj, Vice-President, Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur Math, in the premises of Vadodara centre of Ramakrishna Mission on 30 March. The estimated expenditure is Rs. one crore only. An Appeal for donation was circulated on that day and it was announced that the list of persons who have donated Rs 1 lakh or more will be displayed in the Hall.