The new Don Bosco Secondary School building under the care of Sonapahar Parish in Nongkyndang village, Shillong, was blessed on February 25, by Father Paul O Lyngkot, the Provincial of Shillong Province, with Father James Thyrniang, the Economer of the Province, Father Sebastian Tirkey, the Parish Priest and numerous priests, religious, youth, parents and students.
Don Bosco Vazhikaatti, in collaboration with Don Bosco Arts and Science College, Surabi, Maestro and TECH Mahindra Foundation and DB Job, marked a significant milestone by organizing the HR Summit 2024 on February 20 with the theme, Reforming Industry by Transforming the Youth. The Summit, held at Don Bosco Arts and Science College, garnered attention from enthusiastic youths representing various colleges and HR managers.
A three-day Annual School Principal's meet of Shillong Province was held from 5-7 February at Don Bosco School Agartala. Forty participants from all the Don Bosco schools of Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Silchar participated.
The national conference on "Empowering the Nation: Enhancing Financial Literacy for a Prosperous Future" was organized by the Department of Commerce, Don Bosco College, Golaghat, in collaboration with BSE Ltd & Research and Publication Cell, DBCG, on February 1 and 2, in the Manllio Research Centre, Don Bosco College Golaghat.
Salesian Institution, St. Xavier's Higher Secondary School, Pathaliaghat, has once again brought pride to Tripura by clinching the Third Prize in the National School Band Competition under the Girls' Brass Band Category. The prestigious competition was at Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi from January 21 to 22.
Amidst the picturesque setting of Joypur, Kharghuli in Guwahati, Don Bosco Institute orchestrated the 3rd International Conference on Education for School Principals and Educational Administrators – ICONSPA – 2023. Held from November 21 to 23, the conference aimed to delve into the theme of "Reshaping School Leadership in the Era of Emerging Technologies and Policy Changes."
The Social Communication Commission of the Salesian Province of Bombay (INB) conducted a training programme for trainers on Digital Addiction at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga, on October 26. Thirty-five participants from 14 institutions of INB were present for the programme.
The Salesian College (Autonomous) Siliguri organized a National Education Policy 2020 session for school principals of North Bengal on October 17. Principals or their representatives from 10 schools participated in the event held on the theme, Changing Contours of Education: From School to College, by Head, Centre for Information & Resource Management, University of North Bengal Assistant Professor Mr Anirban Biswas.
In a stride toward fostering career progression and honing essential soft skills, the Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) in Jorhat, Assam, embarked on its annual Training Program for Educated Unemployed Youth. The inauguration took place on September 12 with distinguished guests Fr. K.A Thomas, Director of I-CARD, Dr. Salim Ahmed, Professor of J.B. College, Jorhat, and Mr Uma Pathari (Executive Member) and Mr. Tralukya Pame:gam, the representatives from the Mising Autonomous Council, Government of Assam.
In a significant initiative aimed at curbing drug addiction and preventing school dropouts among the youth, Rajanagar Parish of Arunachal Pradesh organized a one-day awareness programme on September 10. Sr. Jacinta Topno, FMA, the resource person, shared valuable insights on combating these pressing issues with 231 young persons.
In its unwavering commitment to educational excellence and transformative contributions to higher education, Don Bosco College Maram, Manipur, has been bestowed the prestigious State Level College Award 2023. This accolade, presented by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Manipur, stands as a resounding affirmation of the college’s outstanding contributions towards the academic landscape of the state during the academic session of 2022-23.
Don Bosco Institute of Career Excellence (DICE), a significant step towards career advancement and skill development, was inaugurated on August 23 at Don Bosco Arts and Science College, Chennai, affiliated with the University of Madras. The inauguration of DICE marks a promising milestone in education and skill development.