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St Joseph's College participates in the Commonwealth deliberations

St Joseph’s College Autonomous faculty, along with Principal, participated in an interaction on "Commonwealth and India: The Road Ahead" on 9 April, at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru.

The panel consisted of the British Deputy High Commission Dominic Macallister, as well as Consul General of Canada in Bengaluru, Ms Jennifer Daubeny, former Indian diplomat Ms Nirupama Rao, MP Rajeev Gowda, noted IPS Officer D. Roopa, and Dr Ramamurthy, former secretary of DBT and director of NIAS.

The panel members deliberated the role of Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) and ways in which it could benefit the member states to improve their governance, democracy, and prosperity, combating security threats.

The meeting was part of the Bengaluru Quad, which includes NIAS, St Joseph's College, Christ University, and the Bangalore University. It plans to include sections of the society who are excluded from quality education and other opportunities to excel in life. Prof. D. Suba Chandran, Professor & Dean, NIAS, coordinated the panel discussion. He is expected to submit a policy report to the government institutions and also to the Commonwealth for its London Meeting to be chaired by Her Highness the Queen of Britain in the latter of part April.