CHRONOLOGY OF THE
VIVEKANANDA ROCK MEMORIAL
13.01.1970 Approved to hold the inauguration of the Rock Memorial from 2nd September 1970 to 30th October 1970.
25.02.1970 Mannath Padmanabhan passed away.
06.03.1970 Dhyana Mandapam completed.
06.03.1970 Shripada Mandapam completed.
08.03.1970 Shri P.T.Rajan elected as President.
16.07.1970 Main Dome completed.
Circular Path way completed.
Power house completed.
21.07.1970 Campus was named as 'Vivekanandapuram'.
21.07.1970 Works sub-committee was converted as the "Inauguration Celebration Committee".
22.07.1970 Decided to construct an Exhibition Hall in Devaswom Board land.
16.08.1970 Revised estimate Rs 120 lakhs.
16.08.1970 Waiting Hall completed.
21.08.1970 Sripada Mandapam consecrated.
21.08.1970 Grihapravesam function was held at Vivekanandapuram.
02.09.1970 Consecration of the Rock Memorial by Swami Vireswarananda, President, Ramakrishna Math and Mission.
Inauguration of the Rock Memorial by Rashtrapati V.V.Giri. Public function on the shore was presided over by Shri M. Karunanidhi, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
16.09.1970 The Prime Minister Indira Gandhi visited the Rock Memorial.
30.10.1970 Valedictory function – Presided over by the Upa-Rashtrapati Sr G.S. Pathak.