Veronica Nilaya, Thalanji – 2006


Sr. Alphonsa John AC

Mother Veronica Special School, Thalanji Chungathara caters to the education of differently Abled children. Mother Veronica Special school for the mentally challenged at Chungathara was started in 2001 by Dr. Sr. Agnesita A.C. It was a day school in a small rented house. The Provin-  cial chapter of 1998 had passed as one of the Action Plans: “We shall explore the possibilities of an organized Social Centre in Calicut city, eg, School for the mentally retarded”. Calicut city had already many rehabilitation centres so the Provincial Team decided that this special school in Chungathara take the place of the “Organised Social Centre as decided by the Provincial Chapter, After many difficulties and hurdles Sr. Rosy Joseph the then Provincial Superior purchased the present site of 1.5 acres of land at Thalanji in 2002. The construction of the building was started at the end of 2003. In 2005 School received recognition from the Education Department of Kerala state. In 2006, Rt. Rev. Dr. Jose Porunnedam, bishop of Mananthavady diocese officially blessed and inaugurated the school. At present Mother Veronica specials chool is the one of the best school s in Kerala State. The students excelled in sports and arts. The school has a Physio thera-  py and vocational unit. Well trained special educators and specialized staff are working for the    all round development of the children. Students are trained in Dance, Music, Band ,sports and games along with training in  academic activities. The school won the overall championship for  the District Kalolsav in 2019.

Contact Details

Veronica Nilaya
Mother Veronica Special School
Pookottumanna P.O
Chungathara – 679334
Malappuram Dist.
Convent : 04931 232894
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