Milagres College and Milagres PU College Kallianpur to celebrate Golden Jubilee on January 13
Udupi, 11 Jan 2017: Golden Jubilee Celebration of Milagres College and Milagres Pre-University College, Kallianpur will be held on 13th January 2017. Milagres College was started with the far sighted vision of the 83 years old Rev. Monsignor Denis Jerome D’Souza who was instrumental in providing higher education to the rural students of kallinapur area. “The boys and the girls who work in the field should be able to come to the college straight from the field.” With this vision, Rev. Monsignor D.J.D’Souza founded the college in the year 1967. The famous Historian Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat took over the responsibility as the founder principal and provided academic leadership to the college.
In the beginning P.U. Section had Arts & Commerce streams and Degree section had the B.A. and B.Com. courses. In 1981 Science Section and later on B.B.M., B.C.A., M.S.W. & M.Com. courses were also started.
In the beginning the classes were conducted in the high school building, later in the year 1967 a two storied building was constructed. Subsequently with the help of U.G.C. and Well wishers of the college a separate Science block, laboratory, library, play ground, ladies hostel, canteen, etc were constructed. In 1992 Silver Jubilee memorial hall was built. In 2011 Miracle, a 3 storied building, was built.
The college which was started in 1967 with 231 students, today houses 1800 students with 95 dedicated teaching and 30 administrative staff. The college has acclaimed several national and International achievements.
Programme: On Thursday 12th January, 2017 the celebration begins at 9.30 a.m. with Most.Rev.Dr.Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese along with other priests will offer a thanks giving mass at Milagres Cathedral. On 13th January at 9.30 a.m. the formal celebration will commence under the presidentship of Most.Rev.Dr.Gerald Isaac Lobo, the Bishop of Udupi Diocese. Sri Pramod Madhwaraj, the minister of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Fisheries, Government of Karnataka, will be the chief guest. Sri Ivan D’Souza, the Chief Whip, Government of Karnataka, Sri. Oscar Fernandes, M.P., Sri Janardhan Thonse, member Zilla Panchayath, Sri Dhananjay Kunder, Member Taluk Panchayath, Smt.Pushpa Kotian, the President, Kallianapur Grama Panchayath, Sri Alfred Crasto, Alumnus will be the guest of honour. Rev. Dr. Fr. Lawrence C D’Souza, Secretary, CESU and other eminent personalities will grace the occasion.
Felicitation:On the occasion of golden jubilee celebration, Rev.Fr.William Gonsalves and Sri Shirthadi William Pinto who helped the founder of the college will be felicitated along with former Correspondents, retired Principals, retired teaching and administrative staff, staff and student achievers.
Sri Peter A Lewis, Smt. M Janaki Brahmavara and Sri Daniel Monterio will be honoured for their outstanding contribution in the field of painting, literature and philately respectively. In the afternoon there will be cultural program by the students of the college.