The farewell programme was organised by the management and staff of St Joseph's School on 08 May, 2020 in the school boardroom. The guests present for the programme were Rev. Fr Leo Pereira SJ, the Rector of SJII, Rev. Fr Rohan D'Almeida SJ, the Principal and of course our beloved former Vice Principal & Finance Officer, Rev. Fr Balaraju SJ. The dignitaries were welcomed traditionally with Arathi and Sandalwood tilak, followed by the prayer by Mr Acquilin Casmir Menezes. Farewell commenced with a felicitation to appreciate and express gratitude to Fr Balaraju SJ, for his Journey for the last One Year. There was a touch of humaneness in him and he was dedicated to his task, simple in life and able to remain calm under pressure. The respect he showed to each of the staff member ensured that he cared for all, his willingness to listen & eagerness to know things from staff will be remembered. Followed by wonderful speeches made in praise of Fr Balaraju SJ, by Ms Shyla Kumari. Melodious farewell song was sung by our Non-Teaching Staff which added charm to the programme. Fr Rector praised Fr Balaraju SJ, for his dedication and hardworking. Beautiful video presentation was done by Mr Praveen Reddy. The most memorable of all, was the entire Farewell programme conducted by our Non-Teaching Staff and it was highly praised by our Rev. Fr Rector and Fr Principal. Fr Balaraju SJ was thanked for his support and love for this institution. He was wished a happy adventure, amazing experiences and great success for his new role. It was concluded with Vote of thanks by Ms Mary Anitha, which had an impact in the hearts of everyone gathered as farewell was bid to Former Vice Principal & Finance Officer Fr Balaraju SJ.