The Girls Block of Sri Sarada Devi Vidya Kendra, at Shivanahalli centre, sponsored by Infosys Foundation, was inaugurated on 12 December 2021, by Smt. Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation. Srimat Swami Gautamananda ji Maharaj, Vice President, Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission graced the occasion. The messages of President Maharaj Srimat Swami Smaranananda ji and Vice-President Maharaj were read. Video message of General Secretary Maharaj, Swami Suvirananda ji, was also screened. Smt Sudha Murty, in a video message, stressed the importance of the education of the girl child in today’s society. Swami Gautamananda ji narrated how the Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi, emphasized the significance of the education of the girl child nearly 125 years ago. Swami Nityasthananda ji, Adhyaksha, Ramakrishna Math, Bengaluru also spoke about the importance of educating Girl child with Sister Nivedita’s example. Swami Vishnumayananda ji, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Shivanahalli, narrated how the grace of the Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi, played a key role in making this project possible.
Held in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, the programme was attended only by a limited number of sadhus and devotees.