Excerpts from the constitution of the Federation of Jesuit Alumni/ae Associations of India
As beneficiaries and as inheritors of the Jesuit/Ignatian Legacy of Education, the members of several Alumni/ae associations, have come together to form a Federation of Jesuit Alumni/ae Associations. Bonded in love and fellowship we affirm we shall ever endeavour to be men and women for others and that we shall be Partners in the Jesuit effort of forming human beings grown to their full potential, freed from all bondage, who will give themselves to the service of others.
Name and motto
The name of the Federation shall be:
“Federation of Jesuit alumni/ae associations of India”
It’s Motto shall be :
“To give and not to count the cost”
Purposes and Objectives
The purposes and objectives of the Federation shall be:
- To bring all Jesuit Alumni/ae Associations of India together for consolidating the voice and efforts of the Jesuit Alumni/ae of India and to provide a forum for networking, interaction and exchange of ideas and thoughts between different Alumni/ae Associations of India.
- To encourage formation of Alumni/ae Associations in Jesuit Institutions in India where such Associations are not existing and also to revitalize the existing Jesuit Alumni/ae Associations and to make them active.
- To foster links with Aulmni/ae Associations in other parts of the world, to act as the voice of the Jesuit Alumni/ae of India and to represent them before world bodies like the World Union of Jesuit Alumni/ae and to participate in the World Congress.
- To pay a constructive role in shaping of public policies in favour of secularism, alleviation of poverty, empowerment of women, upliftment of the marginalized, safe guarding of human rights, preservation of the environment and spread of literacy.