Dr. Rani Dharkar’s book on Baroda, ‘Once upon a time…….. there was Baroda’ was released on April 18, 2014 on the World Heritage Day by Raj Mata Shrimant Shubhangini Raje Gaekwad. Along with the book release, ‘Water Colours’ by Rani Dharker & Selected Photographs by Rahul Gajjar taken for the book were exhibited.

On 19th July, 2014 more than 25 schools participated in an All India Interschool Quiz on ‘India Heritage’ in coordination with Heritage Trust Baroda, INTACH and Xpress Minds. It was hosted by New Era Senior Secondary School, Nizampura.

120 Children of New Era School were taken on a Heritage Ride on bicycles in the city by Shri Karan Grover, President Emeritus HT. Photographs taken by the children were exhibited and judged by eminent photographer Prof. Jyoti Bhatt and architects Gerrit Schilder & Hill Schote from Rotterdam. A calendar with these pictures was printed by HT.