On 12 December 2020, 6th Niraivagam Day was celebrated based on the theme “Mental Health – Greater Investment & Greater Access”. Fr. Joseph Jeyaraj, the Director of Niraivagam, welcomed the chief guests and addressed the gathering with his Keynote address. Rev. Fr. Don Bosco, Vice-provincial and Dr. Krishnamurthy, CEO of Chennai Meenakshi Multispecialty Hospital. Were the chief guests for the programme. Rev. Fr. Joseph Leo, Director of Don Bosco Anbu Illam, received the Niraivagam award of 2020 on behalf of Don Bosco Anbu Illam for its excellent humanitarian services during COVID – 19 Pandemic. During the programme, the yet to be developed Niraivu App was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Don Bosco, Vice-Provincial. We thanked Fr. Paul Raj SDB for his tireless and meticulous service to Niraivagam from June 2017 to June 2020 and he was also hournered with a memento for his great service. Dr. Thaddeus Alfonso, Associate Director of Niraivagam was also honored with a memento for his successful completion of his Doctorate. Fr. Joseph Jeyaraj, Director of Niraivagam and Mrs. Anne Florence were honored for their book publication “Nanmaikalin Karuvulum”. In view of the Niraivagam Day-2020, drawing, dance and quiz competitions were conducted in three of our YAR centres namely Don Bosco Anbu Illam, M.K.B Nagar, Saranalaya and for the youth released from prison. Prizes were distributed for the prize winners.
Niraivagam day celebration