Kolkata: Xaviers' new campus near the EM Bypass has its foundation laid.

St Xaviers College laid the foundation stone for the new campus of St Xaviers College . The proposed campus will serve as the countrys first world-class communications hub and research center .

KOLKATA (KoLKATA) — On Thursday, rector Father Jeyaraj Velusamy, principal Father Dominic Savio, former principal Father P C Mathew, and campus administrator Father Probal Gomes laid the foundation stone for the new campus of St Xaviers College at Ajoy Nagar off the E M Bypass.The proposed campus will serve as the country's first world-class communications hub and research center, housing the departments of mass communication and videography, filmmaking, journalism, multimedia, and animation.For these courses, St Xaviers will partner with other institutes in India and abroad, as well as the media industry.The college is also in the expansion phase, allowing for more space and modern facilities so that we can serve more students from the UG to the PhD level of study.

The institute's primary focus is on education, so it is developing a high-quality research center with modern facilities.According to Father Dominic Savio, the incubation center will assist students in finding work, as noted by the center.The institute will have two eight-story buildings with a multimedia lab, shooting room, preview room, open air auditorium, incubator, and a community radio station.Father P C Mathew, the college's father under whose leadership it received this six-acre plot in 2004, was mentioned by Veluswamy, along with Father Dominic Savio, who is building the new facility.