President Droupadi Murmu inaugurates St Joseph’s University

On : 2022-10-07

St Joseph’s University, Bangalore, a first of its Jesuit university, created by the Act of Karnataka State Legislature under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), was officially inaugurated on September 27 by Smt Droupadi Murmu, President of India. Thaawarchand Gehlot, Governor of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, Chief Minister of Karnataka, C N Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, Archbishop Peter Machado of Bangalore archdiocese, Fr Dionysius Vaz, Chancellor, NA Harris, MLA, Shantinagar constituency, government officials, media personnel, Jesuits, clergy, religious, dignitaries from other institutions, police officers, among others, were present on the occasion. Around 5000 attendees, including staff, family members, students, and alumni/ae witnessed the inauguration.