Sahrdaya College of Advanced Studies was formally inaugurated on Saturday 31 December, 2011 by Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala Shri. Oommen Chandy and presided over by Mar Pauly Kannookkadan, the Bishop of the Diocese of Irinjalakuda and Chairman of Sahrdaya Group of Institutions; in the presence of Bishop Mar James Pazhayattil, the Founder Chairman; Shri K. M. Mani, Minister for Finance, Govt. of Kerala; Shri. Thomas Unniyadan, MLA of the Constituency of Irinjalakuda; K.P. Dhanapalan, MP of the Constituency of Chalakudy; Shri B.D. Devassy, MLA of the Constituency of Chalakudy and Msgr. Sebastian Maliekkal, the Vicar General of the Diocese.
To impart wisdom to excel the qualities of heart and head of the young ones and thereby become self sufficient in the spiritual, intellectual, social and human levels to be happy and holy human beings.
To mould a new generation in integrity of virtues and in maturity of values and to form them in true wisdom according to their God-given talents for the good of the human beings by means of the noblest activity of study and by way of the most gracious quality of friendship.