St. Ignatius Loyola English Medium Higher Primary School was inaugurated on 7th June 2014

Correspondent and the Parish Priest Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues, Chief guest Youth service and Fisheries minister Mr. K. Abhayachandra Jain, Parish Pastoral Parishad Vice president Mr. Denis D’mello, Secretary Mr. Vincent Pinto, Superior of convent Sr. Amala, Well wisher Mr. Vasudeva Nayak, Headmistress of Kannada medium school, Sr. Josina, Headmistrees of English medium school Mrs.Jecintha Sequeira were on the dais.

The programme began with the prayer from School children. Headmistress Jecintha Sequeira welcomed the guests and the gathering. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues in his introductory speech explained Sri K. Abhayachandra Jain’s co-operation in getting permission to St. Ignatius Loyola English medium higher primary school.

The dignitaries of the dais along with parent representatives Mr. Mohammed Haneef and Mrs. Geetha and student representatives Aaron Lobo and Reena lit the lamp.

Then MLA and Minister Mr. Abhayachandra Jain was honoured for sanctioning 50 lakhs for the community hall, renovation of Church road and getting permission to English medium higher primary school.

Mr. Abhayachandra Jain in his message explained Father of nation Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals and asked the children to inculcate them in their life. He also said that it is his duty to help the people being their representative.

Mrs. Victoria Cardoza proposed vote of thanks. Light refreshments were served after the programe.

Pictures by: Felix D’Souza