St.Francis School At Bhopal


St.Francis School at Bhopal is one of the best leading hindi medium schools in madhya pradesh.It is a very ancient school and provides good education to the students.

Location info:

Address:St. Joseph's Church, Idgah Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.


Winter is the best climate to visit.


The history of St. Joseph's church, Idgah Hill is associated with the birth of the Archdiocese of Bhopal.On September 13, 1963, His Holiness Pope Paul VI created the Archdiocese of Bhopal and Most Rev. Dr. Eugene D'Souza was appointed as the first Archbishop. Archbishop Dr.Eugene D'Souza was transferred from the Archdiocese of Nagpur. Archbishop Eugene D'Souza was installed as the Archbishop of Bhopal on 13th March, 1963. St. Joseph's Convent School, started in the year 1956, was the only catholic institution at Idgah Hills. Till then the Jehangirabad parish church and the sisters of St.Joseph were looking after the interests of the Catholics in Bhopal. The parish was basically nurtured and taken care of by the sisters of St.Joseph.

In 1989, the Archbishop Dr.Eugene D'Souza bifurcated St.Francis of Asissi Parish, Jehangirabad and carved out St.Joseph's Parish at Idgah Hill. Till 1989, many priests offered daily mass in the chapel viz., Fr.Kokath, Fr.Joe D'Cruz, Fr.Hopsteve, Fr.George Amandus, Fr.Bernard Rosario as well as the Archbishop Dr. Eugene D'Souza to name a few.

Interesting things to do:

Prayers,Education,sports and extra curricular activities.

Interesting things to Visit/Nearest places:

Devi Shrinagar Palace,T.T Nagar,Saputara National Park

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Habib Ganj Railway Station
Nearest Airport:Airport Authority Of India,Arera Hills
Road Transport:Central Bus Stand

Nearest Visiting places:

Devi Shrinagar Palace,T.T Nagar,Saputara National Park

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Habib Ganj:+(91)-(755)-2711309


Tourist Hotel, Paras Tourist Home.

Things to carry:

Carry Your own Garbage Bags and do not Dispose off Plastic Bags Here and There.Maintain Cleanliness.

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:+(91)-(755)-100, 2443820, 2782398
Nearest Hospital:+(91)-(755)-2418555
Society/Community Phone Number:(+91)-0755-2539900