JAAI West Events

News from JAAI West Zone posted by members themselves

Beyond Boundaries III, the annual global convention of St. Xavier's College (Calcutta) Alumni Association.

Beyond Boundaries III, the annual global convention of St. Xavier's College (Calcutta) Alumni Association hosted by Singapore Chapter was held in the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore on the 11th to the 13th of May, 2012. Rev. Fr. Dr. J. Felix Raj, S.J, led a delegation of 100 Xaverians from Kolkata including JAAI President Naresh Gupta. Members from Bangalore, Bangladesh, Dubai, Mumbai apart from Singapore flocked in to make the conference of the most well organised and attended chapters of beyond Boundaries.

Welcomed by the traditional Lion Dancers of Singapore, the conference started with a bang – the morning session being graced by the Hon. Deputy High Commissioner of India in Singapore, where the traditional lamp was lit. Danseuse Jaya Seal Ghosh performed the traditional Ganesh Vandana to invoke the spirits for the success of the event.

JAAI Alumni Exchange to Spain 2012

JAAI Alumni Exchange team to Spain along with Naresh Gupta (JAAI President), Sidartha Dudhoria (Mentor of AEP) & Anindya Tarafder (co-convener). The team leaves for Spain on 11th April 2012.

APX Volleyball Night

The Association of Past Xavierites ( APX ) , the Alumni Association of the St.Xaviers High School Loyola Hall Ahmedabad hosted a Volleyball Tournament on Sunday 19th on the school grounds. 9 teams participated in this tournament, some of the best players from Gujarat as well as some national Volleyball players were seen in action. The matches started from 2pm and the final was played at 9pm, an entire day of quality volleyball. Prizes and trophies were handed out and we had good crowds during the entire duration of the tournament.  APX finished 3rd, quite an achievement with so many top teams and players in the fray.

 
Prior to this, on Saturday 18th, we had APX members practice hard to prepare for this tournament from 8pm till midnight. Volleyball is a daily feature on the school grounds and APX members play everyday along with the school players.
 

Applicatio​n form for Spanish A.E.P. in April 2012

Hello,

The Spanish Alumni Exchange Program (AEP) is a feather in JAAI cap and we are pleased to inform that the Second JAAI group is expected to visit Spain in April/May 2012. As of now we have confirmations from 6 alumni members.
 
We request alumni/ae members to take part in this unique programme. Please find enclosed the application form. In case of any querries, please revert back.
 
 
 
Thanks,
With Regards,
 
Naresh Gupta
President
09830096061

Government Interference in Christian Minority Educational Institutions

At Jaipur JAAI Governing Council Meeting held on 5th Feb 2012, it was discussed and decided that

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