Governor inaugurates Loyola Jubilee Hall Silver Jubilee celebrations begin at Loyola College of Educ
Gangtok, 25 Sept:
Governor Ganga Prasad today inaugurated Loyola Jubilee Hall, the auditorium hall of Loyola College of Education, Namchi. With this, he also flagged off the silver jubilee year programme of the institution.
Loyola College of Education is a Catholic, Private, Minority and self-financed institution, run by the Sikkim Jesuit Society. The concept of an institution was originally conceived by Fr Cherain Padiyara, the then Superior of Darjeeling Jesuits. The first batch of the Teacher-Students was admitted in July 1994. The college is now affiliated to Sikkim Central University.
Addressing the function, the Governor lauded the college for its dedicated service for the last 25 years, not only to the people of Sikkim but also to the whole nation.
He appreciated the hard work pt in by the faculty members to bring out 50 young, dedicated and energetic teachers every year. He was much pleased to witness the cultural programme which was part of the event.
The Governor also released the College Annual Magazine and a book written by Rev. Fr Francis AV, vice Principal.
The programme was also attended by Additional CS to the Governor, Dr. K. Jaya Kumar, DK Pradhan, Director (Higher Education), HRDD, Rt. Rev. Stephen Lepcha, Bishop of Darjeeling-Sikkim, Rev. Fr. John Wilfred Lobo, Provincial of Darjeeling Jesuit Province, former Principals, Superiors, District Collector, SP South, Zilla Adhakshya, government officials, Principals of the various institutes, colleges and school around Namchi and neighbouring State, special invitees, Heads of local NGOs, Alumni, Teachers and Students from other schools.