National Meet of Xaverians (Looking Beyond-III)

Dear Fellow Xaverian,

Season’s Greetings from St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni Association (SXCCAA).

As you all may be aware that your Association has successfully completed 6 back-to-back Beyond Boundaries in Bangkok, Dubai, Singapore, London, Melbourne and Toronto.

Your Association also organised its National Meet (Looking Beyond - I & II) in Goa & Jaipur which were very successful events with a large participation from our members from all over India and Abroad.

This year the National Meet of Xaverians (Looking Beyond-III) will be held at New Delhi, popularly known as the Capital City of India from 16th – 19th November, 2018 which will include all possible Fellowship-cum-Networking Activities.

A tentative itinerary of the same will look like as follows:

16th Nov 2018, Friday –Check in at Hotel The Leela Ambience Delhi Convention Hotel, 1 CBD Surajmal Road, Delhi – 110032.

7.30 pm onwards - Welcome Cocktail Dinner and Musical & Dance Program on Punjabi Theme.

Dress code: Traditional North Indian Dress

17th Nov 2018, Saturday – Breakfast at Hotel & Proceed for Conference.

Inaugural session -
09.00am – 10.00am- Registration
10.00am – 11am – Inaugural Session
11am – 11:15am – Tea / Coffee Break
11:15am – 12:30pm – Pre Lunch Session
12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch Break (at the Conference venue)
1:30pm – 3:15pm – Post Lunch Session
3:15pm – 3:30pm – Tea / Coffee Break

Dress code: Formal

Evening Session
07.00 pm Onwards – Presentation of Global Xaverian Award, Felicitation Program, Musical Program followed by Gala Cocktail Dinner

Dress code: Ethnic Indian

18th Nov 2018, Sunday – Breakfast at Hotel.

10:00am – 11:00pm - All Chapter Meet followed by Group Photograph
Dress code: Convention T Shirt

12.00pm – 01.00pm – Lunch
01.30pm onwards – Half day city tour along with visit to Rashtrapati Bhawan
07:00pm Onwards – Farewell Cocktail Dinner with Fashion Show, Antakshari, Musical Program with DJ

Dress code: Smart Casual

19th Nov 2018, Monday - Breakfast at Hotel followed by transfer to Delhi Airport.

Note: Detail minute to minute programme will be circulated later.

This is the third time that we are coming up with such kind of meet & we are expecting an overwhelming response from all of you, so that the fellow members of SXCCAA can spend time together with their families.

The Package Rates, Booking Information & other details are as follows:

1) Option 1: Rs. 15,000/- per person in Twin Sharing / Double Occupancy Basis, which includes 3 nights Hotel Accommodations in a Superior Deluxe Category Hotel with All Meals; Conference, Entertainment programme, City tour. (Excluding airfare and airport transfer)

2) Option 2: Rs. 22,500/- per person Single Occupancy Basis, which includes 3 nights Hotel Accommodations in a Superior Deluxe Category Hotel with All Meals; Conference, Entertainment program, City tour. (Excluding airfare and airport transfer)

3) Option 3: Rs. 10,000/- per person, which includes Welcome Dinner on 16th Nov, Conference with Lunch at Conference Venue on 17th Nov, Program & Gala Dinner on 17th Nov, Lunch with Group on 18th Nov, City tour, Musical program followed by Farewell Dinner on 18th Nov (Excluding Lodging).

4) Option 4: Rs. 3,000/- per person, which includes Welcome Dinner on 16th Nov Rs. 6,000/- per person, which includes Conference with Lunch, Program & Gala Dinner on 17th Nov Rs. 3,000/- per person, which includes Musical program followed by Farewell Dinner on 18th Nov

Cheques are required to be issued in favour of "Just Fly". For booking details contact our authorized travel partner Just Fly
Ms. Nidhi Agarwal (+91 99030 55132)

Kindly book your air tickets as per your convenience.

In case of any other query, kindly contact our Conveners Mr. Umesh Goenka (9830091891), Mr. Harish Agarwal (9831091599).

New Delhi and nearby SXCCAA members are requested to contact our Delhi Chapter co-ordinator Mr. Sunil Singh (9999961066)

You can write to us with your enquiry at our email ID sxccaa.cal@gmail.com. In case you have contact with any Xaverian staying in Delhi, kindly share their contact details with the Conveners or the undersigned, so that we can have their participation in this extravaganza as well.

Come & become the part of another milestone for SXCCAA in the true spirit of Nihil Ultra.


St. Xavier’s Relief Service- Kerala Flood 2018

Dear Alumni/ae Members,

All of us are aware of the calamity that struck our state of Kerala. Over 82,000 people in Kerala have been displaced due to the floods that have ravaged the State. 324 have lost their lives between August 8 and 17, 2018 and More than 3.1 lakh become homeless and shifted to 2094 relief camps. We are very concerned and would like to pledge our full support and cooperation to the Jesuit Fathers who are already involved in intense relief work in remote and affected areas.

I implore alumni/ae to come together, as conscientious citizens, in our endeavour to donate generously and assist and expedite relief work in Kerala. Our concerted effort will rescue our distressed brothers and sisters and restore cheer and smile to their lives.

Your generous contributions may be given to the Alumni Office (Room 5) in following manners:

1. Cheques drawn in favour of St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni Association.
2. You may transfer the funds online at our bank account as details below:

Account Name : St. Xavier's College (Calcutta) Alumni Association
Bank Name : Syndicate Bank
Branch : Park Street, Kolkata
IFSC code : SYNB0009585
Account No : 95852010003025

3. Transfer to Paytm account : 9874842744
4. You may contribute by swiping you Debit / Credit Card at POS machine kept in Room no: 5
5. Cash contribution in the donation box kept at room no: 5

All contributions mentioned above are eligible for deduction U/S 80G of Income Tax Act.

We shall also collect the following materials (new and unused) in our collection centre at Room no: 5, which shall be sent to Kerala

1. Lungi
2. Bath Towel
3. Bedsheet
4. Saree
5. Mosquito net

Kindly send you contributions latest by 30.08.2018. For further details please contact Mr. Sanjib Koner – Hony Secretary (9434008966) or Mr. Yogesh Chopra (9831242172) or Mr. Deepak Gupta (9830091423)

We shall keep you updated on our progress. Let us join in our prayers for Kerala.

God bless you all.

Rev.Fr. Dominic Savio, S.J.
Principal, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)
President, St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni Association


The Annual Philanthropic Day -

When we gather to refocus our dedication to various activities for the benefit of the marginalized students of rural schools and our college supported by the SXCCAA and / or by the Jesuit organizations – Coinciding with the Birthday of our President, Rev. Fr. Dr. Dominic Savio, S.J. will be held on Monday, the 23rd of July, 2018 from 6.30 PM onwards at St. Xavier’s College Auditorium.

The programme will be followed by high tea and snacks. Members (including spouses) are requested to send prior confirmation of their attendance by contacting 22805566/9874842744.

For further details contact the conveners :
Rajesh Agarwal (98310 37710)
Harish Agarwal (98310 91599)
Dharmen Trivedi (98302 64640)

Members wishing to take part in Philanthropic activities can contribute by cheque or in kind are requested to contact the Convener of Philanthropic activities Yogesh Chopra (9831242172), Deepak Gupta (9830091423)


Programme on “Cancer awareness and prevention”

We are pleased to inform you that we will be organizing a Programme on “Cancer awareness and prevention” on Friday 22nd June, 2018 at 6.30 pm in Room No 15 at St Xavier’s College.

Dr. Chanchal Goswami , renowned Oncologist has kindly consented to grace the occasion as the Chief Guest and speaker . Fr. Dominic Savio, SJ, Rector and Principal, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) and President of St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni Association will bless the event.

As there are limited seats, we request you to please register your participation by calling to Room 5 (22805566, 9874842744) and take your seats by 06.15 pm sharp. Members are welcome to bring their spouses if they wish to participate in the programme.


Rev. Fr. Dominic Savio, SJ, Principal & Rector, St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) Kolkata & President, SXCCAA, has been awarded with 'Excellence in Education and Philanthropy Award' by The Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry at a ceremony held on 14th April, 2018, at Science City Auditorium.

Father in his address dedicated this award to the 3 pillars of St Xavier's i.e. Students, Staff & Alumni.


Opportunities for youth and prospects for Industries in West Bengal

Dear Member,

We are pleased to inform you that we will be organizing a Programme on “Opportunities for youth and prospects for Industries in West Bengal” on Friday 13th April, 2018 at 6.30 pm in Room No 15 at St Xavier’s College.

Mr. Rajiva Sinha, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, MSME & Textiles Department, Govt. of West Bengal has kindly consented to grace the occasion as the Chief Guest. Our own alumnus Mr. Rakesh Shah, an eminent Industrialist and Former Chairman EEPC would enlighten us on the subject. Rev. Fr. Dominic Savio, SJ, Rector and Principal, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) and President of St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni Association will bless the event.

As there are limited seats, we request you to please register your participation by calling to Room 5 (22805566, 9874842744) and take your seats by 06.30 pm sharp. Members are welcome to bring their spouses and adult children if they wish to participate in the programme.


Fr. Joris Memorial Nihil Ultra Trophy National Debate to be held on 21.04.2018

Dear Member,

I am glad to inform you that the XXVII Fr. Joris Memorial Nihil Ultra Trophy National Debate will be held at the College Auditorium from 05.00 PM onwards, on Saturday, the 21st of April, 2018. One of the most sought after in the Xaverian calendar of events and a forerunner in the debating circles of the city. In continuation of our journey to embark new vistas, this year we have decided to have a subject which has widespread impact on our social life.

Entertainment is an integral part of our life and social periphery and hence this year the Motion of the Debate is, "In the opinion of the House, Bollywood is National Anesthesia".

The organising team is working to get renowned personalities from various walks of life including of course from the entertainment world to present an evening full of enrichment for the mind and heart both.

Members are requested to collect their Invitation cards from Room No. 5 from 14.04.2018 onwards to ensure their berth for the exciting evening.

Should you require any further clarifications, please contact the following:

  1. Mr. Jayajit Biswas                 98300 94177              Advisor
  2. Mr. Monojit Ghose               98312 69955              Advisor
  3. Mr. Nalin Jain                       94152 30515              Convener
  4. Mr. Jeetu Rampuria              98312 77943              Convener

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