Loyola College of Education
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Loyola College of Education is situated at Namchi, South Sikkim -737 126 in Gangtok.
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Loyola College of Education - LCOE
Loyola College of Education is a Catholic, Private, Minority institution situated at Namchi, the South District of Sikkim in a sprawling and picturesque ten acres of land at the foothills of the Himalayas. It was started in response to the request of the Government of Sikkim and is named after St Ignatius of Loyola, the Founder of the Society of Jesus. The Society of Jesus was founded in 1540 by St Ignatius of Loyola and its members are popularly known as the Jesuits. It is an International Catholic Religious Order with its members engaged in activities such as Education, Social Action, Legal Aid, Communication, Pastoral Works, Adult and Rural Literacy Programmes, Environmental studies etc. The concept of an educational institution like Loyola College of Education in Sikkim was originally conceived by Fr Cherian Padiyara, S.J., the then Regional Superior of the Darjeeling Jesuits. This vision was subsequently concretized and professionally & aesthetically designed by Mr Kiran Rasaily. Its foundation stone was blessed by Fr Peter Hans Kolevanbach, S.J., the then Superior General of the Society of Jesus on March 03, 1993. The construction of the College building was supervised & got ready for use by June 1994 by Fr Giles Goluckmu, S.J., and the first batch of trainees was admitted in July,1994.
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The college has excellent state of the art infrastructure facilities
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The library of Loyola College of Education is a hub of academic and research activities. The library has potential collection of valuable rare books, reference books, important journals and educational CDs and DVDs for the use of students, staff, non teaching staff and the alumni of the College. The total number of books in the library at present is 7000+, and the number of periodicals subscribed to is 19. The library provides current awareness services to the readers through newspapers. clippings, newsletters etc. It is opened from 8.30 A.M. – 4.10 P.M. except on Sundays and College holidays. Students can borrow a maximum of 2 books at a time for a period of 5 days. It is digitalized now.
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