A 7½”feet bronze statue of Swami Vivekanada (Chicago Pose) was unveiled by H.E. the Governor of Gujarat Sri Nawal Kishor Sharma in the premises of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda memorial, Vadodara on the 12th January (Swami Vivekananda’s birthday) in the presence of a large number of dignitaries, devotees and admirers. H.E. the Governor of Gujarat also inaugurated the Youth Convention organized as a part of National Youth Day Celebration and and launched the new project of Mobile Value Education Van (Vivek Rath) in the presence of Rev.Swami Srikaranandaji Maharaj, Asst.Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, Howrah (W.B.) Dr.(Mrs.) Mrunalini Devi Puar, Chancellor of the Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad University of Baroda, many Government Officers, dignitaries and a large number of students. Gold-Medalist students, donors and volunteers were felicitated on the occasion by H.E. the Governor of Gujarat which including the sculptor of the statue, the donor who bore the cost of the statue and State Bank of India for donating Rs.9 lacs to meet the cost of Vivek Rath.