Legacy of Santhigiri

The CMI Congregation and Carmel Province, Muvattupuzha owes a great deal for the project concept to the professional and practical training that Fr.Paul Parakattel CMI had received in Germany on rehabilitation of the PwD and thereupon the living experience with the affected persons witnessing to the various stages of their upcoming through the rehabilitation processes. Santhigiri’s vocational training taking the direction of Information Technology by the year 1995 with the starting of computer related courses for the physically challenged students became a real turning point in finding apt placements/ employment for them. Since then, SRI has been successful in rehabilitating all the trainees in employments and self-earning capacities with dignity. In this connection, the training/course specifications have also maintained upward trend by the institution starting even high profile Undergraduate and Post Graduate professional courses with priority in admissions resting with persons with disabilities.