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Rev. Fr. Jose Alex Oruthayapally CMI, director of RSET is a Post Graduate in Social Work from the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. An active presence in the educational and social work spheres of Kerala, Fr. Jose Alex was the Principal of Rajagiri College of Social Sciences for 13 years (1st April 1984 to 31st March 1997). He has also served as a member of the Academic Committee of the Mahatma Gandhi University during his tenure in the University Syndicate. A farsighted visionary, his major contributions include the spinning off of the Rajagiri School of Management and the commencement of Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology in the Rajagiri Valley Campus.

Fr. Jose Alex was the Director of RSET from 2002 to 2011. In 2011, he was elected the Provincial of the Sacred Heart Province, a post he has held for six years during an earlier period.