Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya commonly referred as VKV is a school which is set up under the project Vivekananda Kendra Siksha Prasar Vibhag. VKSPV which is run by Vivekananda Kendra (a Hindu spiritual organisation based on the principles preached by Swami Vivekananda) with its headquarters at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. VKVs have been Gyan-Yagna started by Maneneeya Shri. Ekanathji Ranade. Vidyalaya is a sanskrit word which means School. The schools are operated with a motive of Man-Making & Nation Building.