Founders & Providers

The St Joseph's Province of CST Fathers is one among Little Flower Congregation which had its origin on 31st March 1931 at Mookkannur, in Ernakulam-Ankamaly archdiocese. Very Rev. Fr. Basilius Panat CST is the Founder of the Congregation. The Patron Saint of the Congregation is St. Therese of the Child was a French Catholic Discalced Carmelite nun who is widely venerated in modern times. She is popularly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus", or simply "The Little Flower." St. Joseph's Province is dedicated to proclaiming God's love to the poor and needy.

It serves human kind with unconditional love, care to empower them to meet life's challenges. As envisionsd by the founder and rooted in the charism of "Be Little and Serve the Little", the members of this congregation involve themselves in village development activities. At present the Congregation runs 59 educational institutions spread all over the country and there are approximately 64410 students on its rolls.

Sanjo College is the result of the dream of a group of fathers of the St. Joseph's Province of CST Fathers Aluva, to provide education to the economically and educationally less advantaged people of the High-ranges. It was started as a Private College in 2011 with the aim of providing higher education for the boys and girls of the hilly areas Rajakad and surrounding regions of Idukki district who do not have facilities to attend professional colleges. Taking the backward and underdeveloped situation of the high ranges into consideration, the M. G. University Kottayam granted official affiliation to Sanjo College in June 2013 on the basis of the sanction given by the Government of Kerala.God's blessing, and the hard of the CST Fathers has given this college a prominent status in the district. In order to enhance the quality of the teaching and learning process, the college regularly conducts add on courses, department-wise and intercollegiate fests, industrial visits, training programmes. etc. The college is keen maintaining high standards of discipline in the campus which goes a long way in fine tuning the potential of the learners The college also provides excellent lab and library facilities for its students and subscribes to various magazines, national and international journals, books a lid materials for competitive exams.