On 29th May 2015 Smt Smriti Zubin Irani, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India visited Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Ramnagar, Silchar at 11:40am. Along with her Sri Kabindra Purkayastha, Former Union Minister, Sri Dilip Paul MLA of Silchar constituency and Sri Kaushik Rai, District President of BJP, Cachar, Assam accompanied her. She was welcomed by the family of Vivekananda Kendra, Silchar and Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Ramnagar, Silchar. She first offered flowers to the statue of Swami Vivekananda. She inaugurated the new block (Phase I) of the school building.
She also had a short and sweet interaction with the students where she asked ‘who is a good citizen?’ She appreciated the students and said that who can sing “Bharat -Vande Mataram” can have patriotic feelings for the country. Even the teachers were appreciated by her for guiding the students in right direction, who promise the hope for holding out a better citizen of the country.