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Republic Day Celebration  : Anugraha School, Bidar
On 26th of January, the Anugraha School celebrated the Republic day in a grand manner. Smt. Grace Padmini Sunder Raj, Counciller CMC Bidar was the chief guest for the programme, she was accompanied by Sri. Sudharshan Sunderraj Avocate, Bidar and Sri. Immanuel Abhishek, Advocate, Bidar were other invited guests for the programme. We started the programme around 8.30 A.M. Smt. Grace Padmini hoisted the National Flag and received the honour. The students sang the National Anthem to pay tribute to the nation and saluted the national flag by their disciplined and well guided march-past. Smt. Grace Padmini in her speech narrated the importance of Republic Day and elaborately explained the Indian Constitution and its observance. She went on appreciating the well disciplined march-past and the cultural programme performed by the students to show their love for the nation. The other invited guests too appreciated the discipline of the school and arrangement of the programme. The students took keen interest to learn the dances choreographed by the teachers. The teachers who trained the students for the march-past and cultural programme were well appreciated by the guests and parents who witnessed the national festival. Fr. Prasanth, the Superior of Anugraha Ashram, Sr. Claret, the Superior of Sneha Sadana convent and Fr. Vincent Balraj, the Principal of Anugraha School shared the stage along with the guests. The students were distributed the sweets after the programme. The invited guests, parents, teachers, non-teaching staff and students went home cherishing the sweet moments of the celebration of the Republic day.

Kannada Rajoytsava : Anugraha School, Bidar
On 1st of November Anugraha School celebrated the Kannada Rajyotsava in a grand manner. Shri. Veeranna Baggewadi, Deputy Commissioner of Excise Bidar district was the chief guest for the programme. Shri. J. Anil Raj, Inspector of Excise, Bhalki Range, Bhalki, Shri. Daulathraya, Sub-Inspector of Excise, Bhalki Range, Bhalki and Shri. Dundappa Hakki, Sub-Inspector of Excise, Bhalki Range, Bhalki were other invited guests for the programme. The programme began around 8. 30 AM. The guests were invited to the programme by the school band. Shri. Veeranna Baggewadi, Deputy Commissioner of Excise garlanded the photo of Goddess Bhuvaneshwari and hoisted the national flag. We all paid respect to the State by singing the Naada Geethe and paid respect to the Nation by singing the National Anthem. Mr. Subhash the assistant-teacher in his speech mentioned about the history of Karnataka State, the contribution of the language, culture and origin of the Karnataka flag. The Chief Guest in his speech appreciated the Kannada language and importance of retaining the language especially in the border districts of Karnataka. He appreciated the programme conducted by the school and encouraged the students to cultivate love for the mother tongue. He also encouraged and invited the students to serve the nation by joining the public services. Fr. Vincent the Principal of the School appreciated the Kannada language and the contribution of the language in the field of literature and culture. The students danced to few kannada songs and entertained the gathering Fr. Prasanth the Superior of Anugraha Ashram, Fr. Karunesh the vice- Principal and Treasurer and Sr. Claret the superior of Seva Sadan convent were present for the programme. All the teachers took active part in organizing the programme.

New building of Anugraha School was inaugurated
The New building of Anugraha School was inaugurated on 9th of September, 2019. The programme witnessed many esteemed guests, fathers, sisters and parents. The Provincial Minister Rev. Fr. Alwyn Dias, the President of the programme, inaugurated the new school building. In his speech, he remembered the selfless service given by the fathers in bringing up the school. He continued in his speech telling about Anugraha School, which is known for the quality education and it is reaching out to the poor and needy people of Halbarga and surroundings. Rev. Fr. Stany Lobo, vicar General, Gulbarga Diocese blessed the new school building and wished all the best for the school ministry. Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’Souza. Secretary, Capuchin Education Board, Karnataka was present for the programme and appreciated the efforts of the fathers. Shree Dr. Basavalinga Pattaddevaru, Hiremata Samsthana, Bhalki, was one of the esteemed guest who has special love for our school, appreciated the Capuchin fathers for the service given to the humanity. He also appreciated the construction of the school building. Mohammod Ataaullah Siddhiqi, pashe Imaam Jamma Masjid, Bidar was present and he narrated the importance of education in the present society. Kumari Roopa Bahenji Eshwari Vishwavidyalaya Brahmakumari, Halbarga who is our regular attendee of any programme was also present for the programme. Sri. Bandeppa Khashanpur. Ex, Minister & Present MLA, South Zone, Bidar told in his speech about the present scenario of the education institutions and also he promised to help with regard to the education. Sri. Papu Patil, Youth Leader, Bhalki Sri. Albert Kote, President Karnataka Christian Rakshna Vedike and District Lay Leader, Bidar, Smt. Rachamma Mulge, President Gram Panchayat, Halbarga and Sri Linganand CRP, Halbarga were other invited guests who were present for the inaugural celebration respectively. Along with them many fathers, sisters from near and far and parents were present to witness the inauguration. The inaugural celebration went on very well without any interruption of the weather. The inaugural programme was well arranged by fathers of Anugraha Ashram.
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Inauguration of  the New Academic Year 2019 -20 : Anugraha School, Bidar
Anugraha Church School Halbarga Bidar, inaugurated the academic year 2019 -20 in a rightful manner. Fr. Clery the dean of Bidar denary, who was chief guest invited, along with him the neighbouring petrol bunk owner Mr. Ravi and Mr. Santhosh who is the parent of the student were invited to participate in the inauguration of the academic year respectively. We inaugurated the academic year by lighting the lamp and flying away the pigeons. Fr. Clery in his speech motivated the students about the importance of education and ecology. He also encouraged the students to become good citizens of the nation. Mr. Santhosh in his speech appreciated the management for the selfless service done to educate the students and promised his support to the school. Fr. Vincent the principal in his speech spoke about how education can change the mindset of the students to become great personalities in the world. He also added students’ and teachers’ relationship by narrating about the lit lamps who are teachers, those who educate and unlit lamps who are students, those who receive education. Fr. Prasanth the superior and parish priest of Halbarga was present and wished all the success to the academic year. Fr. Karunesh, the vice principal and the administrator, who made all the arrangements for the inauguration and wished well for the students for the new academic year.
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The word “Anugraha” meaning divine blessing was adopted by the Capuchins of Karnataka Province when the Halbarga Mission area was handed over to them by the bishop of Mangalore Diocese Rt. Rev. Dr. Aloyisus Paul D’Souza in the year 2000. The Capuchins were the first men religious to step into Bidar Mission which was a part of Mangalore Diocese and wholly administered by the diocesan clergy and some women religious hailing from Mangalore. 8 read more..

Message from the Principal :

The child of today is the adult citizen of tomorrow. She/he has to be prepared for the responsibility and privileges of life. This preparation for the future is dynamic aspect of our life. The best preparation of the future is that the present possibilities should be realized, present potentialities are to be developed. Then they will be able to face the future situations and meet the future environment. The future is not isolated, it is continuous with the present. So, when the present potentialities are developed, the future is provided for. Life is continuously developing and best presentation for this can be achieved by making present experiences of the child as full as possible. The immense energy spent by the children at present should be properly channelized for constructive purpose.
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About the Board (CEB) :

The Motto of Capuchin Education Board (CEB) is: jnanenaiva vimuktih: "Indeed, Liberation is through enlightenment". As the temporal, mundane existence is characterized by the experience of bondage (samsara) ignorance (avidya) and pain (duhkha), the eminent sages and prophets have propagated means to alleviate oneself from tha above negative experiences of human existence, and fill life with hope and joy. The fullness of existence is characterised by Liberation attained through true knowledge, which is an experience of enlightenment.
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Bp. Robert Michael Miranda

Gulbarga Diocese

Rev. Dr. Fr. John Alwyn Dias
President, CEB

Rev. Fr. Robin Victor
D’ Souza
Executive Secretary, CEB

Fr. Vijesh Loyed
 Treasurer, C E B

Fr. Vincent Balaraj
Anugraha School

Fr. George Monis

Founder & First Principal
Anugraha, School