Director

Director. Rev. Dr. Antony Nirappel

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE MERITS:

IN THE FIELD OF NATIONAL INTEGRATION AND COMMUNAL HARMONY
Established Nilackal Ecumenical Trust in 1984 which works for the communal harmony, Ecumenism and National Integration. The Trust is working mainly in the fields of inter religious dialogue and cultural education .The Trust has a training centre for different groups of people.

IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION
Being aware that education is the backbone of development and the primary factor for the social mobility, established many prestigious educational Institutions and some of them are now centers of excellence in their field .Some of them are
1. St. Ephrems High School, Chirakadavu in1980.
2. St. Antonys Public School Anakkal in 1987 which is one of the best CBSE Schools in South India, comprising 3500 students.
3. St. Antonys College of Computer Science ,Kanjirappally in 1993.
4. St. Antonys College, Kanjirappally in 1994.
5. Mary Matha Public School, Edakkunam in2001.
6. S.H. Public School , Chengalam in 2004.
7. St. Antonys College of Hotel Management and Fashion Technology , Kanjirappally in 2006.
8. St. Antonys College of Management & Technology ,Kanjirappally on 2007.

 

POSITIONS HELD
1. Asst.Vicar ,Metropolitan church ,Changanacherry (1963-66)
2. Catechism Director ,Arch diocese ,Changanacherry(1970-78)
3. Pastoral Council Secretary ,Educational council member ,Arch diocese, Changanacherry(1972-77 )
4. Member ,Director Board SB College & Assumption College ,Changanacherry (1970-77)
5. Secretary , Nilackal Ecumenical Trust (1983-95,2000-07)
6. Secretary ,Priests Senate ,Diocese of Kanjirappally
7. Founder & Director ,St Antonys Educational & Charitable Society , Kanjirappally
8. Founder Manager , St Ephrems High School, Chirakadavu(1978-83)
9. Founder Manager, St Antonys Public School Anakkal(1988-95)
10. Founder Manager, Mary Matha Public School, Edakkunam(2000-03)

 

FOUNDED TWO NATIONAL AWARDS
1. For those who did outstanding contributions to the field of national integration and religious harmony .This award was presented in the year 2005 to Dr.K.N.Panikkar,former vice chancellor of Sanskrit University ,Kalady ,kerala and in the year 2006 to Dr. U.R.Ananthamoorthy,the “Njanapeedam” winner and the former Chairman of UGC and Former Vice Chancellor of M.G.University Kerala.
2. For those who did extra ordinary contributions to the field of education and ecumenism . In the year 2005 this award was given to Most .Re .Dr.Philipose Mar chrisostom,the Supreme Head of Marthoma Church and in the year 2006 this award was presented to Archbishop Mar.Joseph Powathil,the Chairman of Inter-Church Council for education.

Since last ten years,an inter religious dialogue is being conducted in every January and well known scholars from different religion take part in it regularly.