Kotak Salesian School - MSFS Visakhapatnam

Diocese of Visakhapatnam
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A holistic society of compassionately human, spiritually enlightened, intellectually awakened, professionally skilled, society committed and culturally integrated persons based on the values as lived and taught by Jesus Christ and followed by Saint Francis de Sales.


To provide a conducive atmosphere for intellectual development To facilitate Conviction - based spiritual formation. To nurture a sense of the Divine and the Transcendence. To imbue the virtues of gentleness, compassion and optimism. To impart authentic leadership training. To extend integral education to all people.

A Short Brief About Kotak Salesian School

The KotakSalesian School was started by Rev. Fr. Devasia Kuzhuppilm sfs, the first Provincial Superior of the then undivided Province of Visakhapatnam on17th June 1963. Since it was started in the bungalow and the property donated by Mrs. L. F. Kotak to the Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales, the school was named as Kotak Salesian School. Bro. Devaraj was the first in-charge of the school.

In 1972, Fr. M. Zacharias, then Provincial constructed an elegant school building on the other side of the road. Over the years the school has been extended adding new blocks in order to meet the growing educational needs. Now the school has permanent structures consist of 6 blocks.

The syllabus followed is both ICSE and SSC. The school has 63 teachers and 15 supporting staff and around 2100 pupils. Fr. K.V. Joseph, Fr. Joseph Thayil, Fr. Reddy Joseph, Bro. Isaac Enamattam, Fr. Joy Kuzhinyaniyi, Fr. Jerry Louis, Fr. Jose Marie Thekkekutte, Fr. George Alapatt have worked hard as Principals for the development of the Institution. At present Fr. Gorantla Joachim is the Principal of the School.

Some Details About The Centre

  • Apostolates at the Centre - Education
  • Number of confreres at present - Three (Two Priests and a regent Brother)
  • People benefitting from it are mostly - Middle class and poor sections of all religions.
  • Infrastructure - Sufficient
  • Financial Status -Self- Sufficient and contributes to the Province considerably
  • Remarks - The slab of a part of the building is to be renovated