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 Ursuline Convent, Aluva, Kerala – 1993                                                                                                                                                                  

The Sacred Heart Province felt the necessity to open a convent in the state of Kerala for the promotion of vocations. The provincial requested His Grace Cardinal Anthony Padiyara, of the Archdiocese of Ernakulum to allow them to open a convent in Aluva and the permission was granted. Sr. Salesia UMI, and her brother, Mr. Augustine approached the parish priest, Rev. Fr. Jose Thachil of Snehapuram Church to help them find a place in Aluva for the convent.

Mr. Joseph Augustine Nadackal requested the sisters to start a school in Aluva. The suggestion was studied and discerned and the province felt happy to extend its missionary activities through the education apostolate in Aluva.

On 19th March 1993 the convent was blessed by Rev. Fr. Jose Thachil and the K.G section of the Jyothi Nivas Public School was started in the rooms of the convent.

In the year 1994, the foundation stone was laid for the school. In the following year His grace Cardinal Antony Padiyara officially blessed the school building. With the addition of more and more classrooms, the Jyothi Nivas Public school became a full-fledged High School in the year 1996.

With hard work and dedication, the sisters had the joy of getting the school affiliated to The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 2001 and upgradation of the school to Std XII in the following year. Laurels were added when the school received the Minority Status Certificate in the year 2009.

Over the years thousands of students have entered the portals of Jyothi Nivas Senior Secondary School and it maintains its prestige as an abode of wisdom and learning with academic excellence, achievements in co-curricular activities and quality education.

The sisters are fully involved in parish activities as animators of family units, teaching catechism and other pastoral activities.