The new aided programme MSc Statistics, sanctioned in St Thomas College Kozhencherry by the Govt of Kerala was inaugurated by college Manager Rt Rev Dr Abraham Mar Paulos Episcopa on 13th January 2020. Thirumeni in his inaugural address opined that the higher education must change in line with the global demands and accomplish the quality of higher education. For this, the collective efforts are essential from the teachers, students and public. He also reminded that the new courses which are useful for various career and research opportunities should be made effective through good quality communication between teachers and students. He urged the possibility of starting innovative courses at the graduation level. College Principal Dr Mathew P John presided over the function. Dr Biju Thomas (Syndicate Member - MG University, College Governing Council member), Rev Thomas Mathew, Prof Alexander K Samuel (Syndicate member - CUSAT, Former Principal, Academic Coordinator), Dr Dais George (Secretary - KSA, Associate Professor, Catholicate College), Dr Roys P David (Former Principal), Prof Issac Abraham (Treasurer), Sri Benny Puthenparambil (Vice president, PTA), Prof Ligi George (HoD), Prof Abin John spoke on the occasion.