Infant Jesus School, Chikmagalur:-
The academic year 2011-2012 was inaugurated together with Smart Class (EduComp) by Mr. L Rangappa, Deputy Director of Public Instructions, Chikmagalur. The newly erected Kids Park was declared open for the kids to play and enjoy, by Fr. Chetan Lobo, the Secretary of Capuchin Education Board in Karnataka. The inaugural function took place at 10 am with a prayer service led by Bro. Vinod Colaco, OFM Cap. and Sr. Gretta Sequeira, UFS. Fr. Lawrence Dilraj Sequeira, OFM Cap., the vice-principal of the School welcomed the dignitaries, the newly joined staff members and also the new and old students. The school has six new staff members and they are:- Bro. Vinod Colaco, OFM Cap., Sr. Gretta Sequeira, UFS, Mr. Abdul Razak, Mr. Halesh G, Miss Reetha N R, and Mrs. Keerthi U. This year the school has classes from LKG to Std. V and nearly 200 new students have sought admissions to make a total strength above 500.

The Smart of EduComp, the new digital method of imparting the ordinary lessons has attracted several to the school. Mr. L Rangappa, the DDPI who inaugurated the programme spoke highly about the school and its achievements within a short span of years and congratulated the principal and the others responsible. He also requested the staff to make these facilities to impart the knowledge and make all the students to achieve distinction in their studies. Furthermore, the parents were invited to send their wards to this school which is a unique one in Chikmagalur. Fr. Chetan Lobo, the secretary of CEB blessed all the students and staff and inaugurated the new academic year. Bro. Victor Crasta, OFM Cap., the principal of the school honoured the dignitaries especially Mr. Rangappa and thanked the parents for placing lots of trust and hope in this new school. Miss Supriya compered the programme and sweets were sponsored and distributed to all the students and staff by Mr. Denis Fernandes.