A two days JHEASA Conference was held in St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata on the 6th and 7th October 2019. The conferenced was focused on the theme, “Higher Education, Challenges and Opportunities”. The conference was held at St. Xavier’s College Auditorium. Rev. Fr. Raphael Hyde, the Provincial of Kolkata Province, Rev. Fr. George Pattery, Provincial of South Asia, Rev. Fr. Joye James, Secretary of JHEASA, Fr. Felix Raj, VC St. Xavier’s University, Fr. Dominic Savio, Rector & Principal of St. Xavier’s were present for the Inaugural session.
The Programme began with the welcome dance by the students of St. Xavier’s. Various topics discussed were: Draft National Educational Policy, Universal Apostolic Preference, Presentation on IAS coaching, Presentation on Best Practices of Various colleges, Presentation on Bengal Jesuit Mission and Higher Education, Presentation by the Alimni Association.
The entire conference was organized by the Alumni Association of St. Xavier’s which is very vibrant and active. All the arrangements were very good and well appreciated by the participants.