Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Visakhapatnam conducted essay competitions for college students on the topic Swami Vivekananda’s vision of a New India. The competitions were conducted online in July 2020 due to the lockdown and restrictions owing to COVID19 pandemic. In all 230 essays were received both in English and Telugu. After due evaluations, cash & books as prizes were awarded to 12 participants. All the participants were issued participation certificates and a book of Swami Vivekananda. The Prize distribution programme was held on Sunday 25 October 2020.