The year 2020 has proved the importance of a good health, a strong mind, and the need of a stable workout. Health researchers and professionals recommend, besides retaining a healthy diet, physical activity is necessary for maintaining a sound health. Wellness is significant for good wellbeing. Other than feeling good rationally, it can shield one from coronary illness, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, and all other ailments. It makes one look more youthful, increases one’s productivity and helps to improve one’s immunity. 

St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) Kolkata has always excelled in the fields of academic and non-academic integrity. The campus at 30, Mother Teresa Sarani has set up a Wellness Centre for the Staff and the Students to improve the quality of life and achieve better cohesiveness among one another. 

The 1200 sq. feet fully air-conditioned Wellness Centre is funded by Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). It is facilitated with highly modernized equipment’s to train cardio, power, weight, and aerobics. The centre plans to keep a health record of staff and students to check the current health solidity, offer health screenings and general care to all. The Wellness Centre will offer periodic checking of health parameters like weight, blood pressure, sugar levels etc and sustain a database of such records for the Staff and students. 

Apart from providing fitness and other health benefits, this centre would also provide YOGA sessions, meditation, ICT discussion programmes on health & mind-related issues by renowned personalities from the fields of Medicines, Sports, Spirituality and Motivation. 

The centre will also provide counselling to students regarding stress management and how to maintain a good balance between academics and lifestyle. It will be of immense help for our Sports Department for coping up with rigorous training sessions and maintaining a proper fitness regime. 

The main aim of this centre is not only to create a strong and healthy body but also a vigorous mind for fresh outlook towards life. It will focus to maintain a holistic approach towards professional and personal activities. 

Honourable Father Principal Rev Dr. Dominic Savio, S.J. inaugurated the Wellness Centre on the 27th of February 2021 along with the presence of Respected Vice Principal Commerce Morning Fr. Joseph Kulandai, S.J., Vice Principal Commerce Evening and BMS Fr. Peter Arockiam, S.J. along with Faculty and Staff Members. Fr. Peter Arokium blessed the occasion by reading a thoughtful message on well being from the Holy Scripture.
A set of Rules and regulations have been formulated for all the members who will be using the facilities of the Wellness Centre, keeping in mind about the safety and hygiene of all concerned.


Our college has always excelled in meeting the necessities of the students and the staff by offering updated academic courses with scientifically structured curriculum and facilities, the Wellness Centre will strive towards the best to provide with a strong infrastructure for maintaining a holistic development of the body, mind and fitness to build Men and Women for the future.