Vivekananda Vidya Mandir

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Vivekananda Vidya Mandir
विवेकानंद विद्या मंदिर
Sector-2, H.E.C Township, Dhurwa

Coordinates23°18′54″N 85°18′06″E / 23.315021°N 85.301757°E / 23.315021; 85.301757
TypePrivate, co-educational
MottoTapah – Prabhaavaad Deve prassadaachaha
Established5 July 1970; 53 years ago (1970-07-05) on Ratha Yatra Day
FounderSri Ramakrishna Seva Sangha
PresidentK. N. Mukherjee
PrincipalKiran Dwivedi
Campus DirectorAbhay Kumar Mishra
GradesNursery to Class XII
Campus size21,043 square metres (226,500 sq ft)

Vivekananda Vidya Mandir is an English Medium co-educational school from Kindergarten to Class XII. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It is one of the oldest and premier CBSE Senior secondary School at HEC Campus in Ranchi, Jharkhand.[1] The school was established by Sri Ramakrishna Seva Sangha, the foundation of which was laid on the day of Rath Yatra in the year 1970 on the plot of land allotted by the authorities of the Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited, Dhurwa, Ranchi.[2] The school is situated around 3 KM from Hatia Railway Station.


The motto of the school is "Tapah – Prabhaavaad deve prassadaachaha" from Svetasvatara Upanishad, and it points out that the Self is realized by the power of one’s experience and grace of God.


In 1963, the birth centenary Year of Swami Vivekananda, a group of devotees of the Ramakrishna Mission in the Heavy Engineering Corporation complex at Dhurwa, Ranchi formed an association named Sri Ramakrishna Seva Sangha for Self-realization through worship and selfless service. They had the guidance of Srimat Swami Vedantanandaji Maharaj, the Founder-Secretary of the Ramakrishna Mission TB Sanatorium, Dungri, Ranchi.[3] The first principal appointed was Mr. Subal Basu.


The present principal of the school is Mrs. Kiran Dwivedi and President is Mr. Kashi Nath Mukherjee. The school has more than 2000 students and is spread over six acres including six laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Composite Science and Home Science along with two libraries.


The school has Grooming labs, Smart Classes, Auditoriums, Modern Libraries, Math Labs, Music Room, Fine Art Room, Meditation Hall, Modern Audio Visual Room and many more. The school has indoor games facilities and also houses a large playground of area around 12000 square metre.



  1. ^ "Complete Information Form". Retrieved 18 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Vivekanand Vidya Mandir, Ranchi : A Next Generation CBSE School". Retrieved 18 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Vivekananda Vidya Mandir School, Ranchi". Retrieved 18 June 2020.