The KAIROS Education Expo– 2011, organized by KCBC Youth Commission and Kerala Catholic Youth Movement was inaugurated by Mar Andrews Thazhath, Archbishop of Thrissur and President of KCBC. The event that was scheduled on 2011 April 26 was hosted by KCYM Archdiocese of Thrissur at Dolours Basalica Auditorium.
Anish Omakkara, KCYM State Vice President presided the inaugural meeting for which Titu Thomas, KAIROS – 2011 event manager and ICYM National Delegate delivered the welcome note. Fr. Jaison Kollannur, KCYM State Director delivered the introductory address. Fr. Thomas Pooppady, KCYM Archdiocesan Director, Saji Joseph KCYM Archdiocesan President, Jibi Mathew Edfactors M.D. and C.L. Ignatious felicitated the meeting.
The venues of the Education Expo are mainly small towns, by which KCYM aims to bring benefit to more students in the rural area. The venues include, Thrissur, Kalpatta, Chemberi, Thiruvambadi, Irinjalakkuda, Kottayam, Aluva, Thodupuzha, Kothamangalam, Neyyattinkara, Thiruvanathapuram and Thiruvalla.
This is the second successive year KCYM is organizing an education expo which is indented to help youngsters find the courses and colleges they prefer. Last year, the program Education Expo was organized in the name Education Kerala-2010. The event that began on April 21 will conclude in Thriuvalla on May 12, 2011.