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03 Good health and well-being
Action Taken Report
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
30 September 2023

Don Bosco National Forum for the Young at Risk organized a transformative two-day seminar on 20 and 21 September at the Don Bosco Youth Animation Centre (DBYAC) Ennore, Chennai, for over 90 enthusiastic participants from the eleven Provinces of India. The theme, "Enhancing Mental Well-being of Young at Risk,"ignited a powerful dialogue on nurturing the mental health of youth. The psychological services of Chennai Province Niraivagam facilitated the seminar.

03 Good health and well-being
- Fr. Joseph Prabu SDB

In a powerful demonstration of unity and unwavering dedication to safeguarding the Rights of Children, Dimapur, Nagaland, witnessed an inspiring walkathon organized by AIDA for a Child-Friendly Dimapur on September 23. The event was designed to raise awareness about the fundamental rights of children, foster community solidarity, and champion the cause of a pristine and secure environment for the younger generation.

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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.  

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04 Quality education
5 September 2023

On September 2 and 3, DB4M(YaR) organized an exposure programme to facilitate understanding of the strategies and intervention towards Intra and Inter-State Migrants in Chennai, Tiruvalluvar, Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu districts in Tamil Nadu.

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- Fr. Francis Bosco sdb
16 August 2023

The youth from the three Salesian parishes in Ahmednagar organised a cleanliness drive at Chand Bibi Mahal, Ahmednagar, on August 13 in preparation for Independence Day. With masks and hand-gloves fifty-five youth from the three Salesian parishes in town, namely, Don Bosco Church, St Anne’s Church, and St John’s Church with Salesian Father James Tusacno, Father Vishawas Pereira, Father Ajay D’ Monte and Father Richard Burkhao initiated the cleaning drive.

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- Fr Richard Burkhao sdb
12 August 2023

The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, observed on August 9 each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population, was held at Manshakti Kendra, Lonavla. A collaborative effort between the Eklavya Foundation, Manshakti Kendra, and Don Bosco, Lonavla, led to the organisation of a medical camp dedicated to serving the Adivasi community on Adivasi Day.

 

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- Fr Blany Pinto sdb

The innovative project from the Dicastery for Social Communications, Rome, ‘VOICES: Giving voice to the voiceless’ was inaugurated at the Don Bosco Headquarters, Delhi, on July 12, in the presence of Father Davis Maniparamben, the Provincial of Delhi, Mr AJ Philip, senior catholic journalist and columnist, Father Harris Pakkam, Director of ANS, Rome, and In-charge of Social Communication sector of South Asia, Father Ernest Rosario, South Asia Delegate for BOSCOM, Social Communication delegates of the Provinces and young people representing various Salesian Provinces.

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26 June 2023
On the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, commemorated on July 26 every year, the Department for Addiction Counselling and Treatment of the Salesian Province of Trichy organized a rally in Keeranur Town, Trichy, to sensitize the public on drug-related issues.
03 Good health and well-being
21 June 2023

Don Bosco Youth Centre, Thrissur, Kerala, in collaboration with Salesian Cooperators and Don Bosco College NSS unit, orchestrated "Harmony Hour" on the occasion of World Music Day to spread love and happiness among the children from Snehadeepthy Special School, a school run by the Samaritan Sisters.

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The 20th anniversary of the inauguration and blessing of Sumedha Centre, a place for the psycho-spiritual journey, was celebrated on March 19, the feast day of St. Joseph, Patron of the Centre. 

Sumedha Centre was set up and inaugurated at Don Bosco specialized Training Centre, Don Bosco Provincial House, New Delhi, on March 19, 2003. In March 2009, the centre shifted its operations to Jeolikote, Uttarakhand, in the diocese of Bareilly. On March 19, 2022, the centre was again moved to the current location at Don Bosco Senior Secondary School premises at Jharmari, Punjab.

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The Student Council and Cultural Club of Don Bosco Arts and Science College, Chennai , organised its first ever mega Intercollegiate Cultural Fest, JIVE’23, on March 13 and 14 with the theme “Choose life! Say no to drugs! It hosted participants from around 200+ colleges (Arts and Science, Medical and Engineering) in and around Chennai. The cultural fest had 17 on and off-stage events in which 1250 students from various colleges like Loyola, Stella Maris, Patrician, Gurunanak, WCC, MGC, St. Thomas, St. Joseph’s, MGR University, Vels University, Madras University, Stanley Medical College and Ramachandra Medical College participated.

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The Young at Risk (YaR) Commission of the Salesian Province of Chennai organized YaR Day 2023 on the theme, "Choose Life. Not Drugs", on February 26, 2023. The aim was to spread awareness of substance use disorders among children and young adults. The programme was held at Don Bosco Beatitudes, Vyasarpadi, Chennai.

03 Good health and well-being
- Fr. Joseph Prabu SDB
28 November 2022

Don Bosco Sadan, a Rehabilitation Centre for Boys at Monvila, Thiruvananthapuram, was inaugurated by Antony Raju, Hon. Minister for Road Transport, Govt of Kerala, on November 26, 2022. Envisioned by the Bangalore Rural Educational and Development Society (BREADS) as part of its Drug Rehabilitation Education and Mentoring (DREAM) initiative, the centre provides children and youth in Kerala a way to sobriety and health. 

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- INK Correspondent
16 August 2022

The Don Bosco School Excellence Mission (DBSEM) organized a one-day programme at Don Bosco School, Panbazar, Guwahati, for students across Don Bosco schools of the Province of Guwahati to commemorate the centenary of the arrival of the Salesians to Northeast India. Students from 23 schools numbering 125 across Assam and Meghalaya States participated in six events.  

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08 Decent work and economic growth
16 Peace, justice and strong institutions

Don Bosco Job Placement Network, Kolkata, hosted its first Job Fair here at Nitika Don Bosco, Tangra. More than 160 youth registered for the event. Seven companies, namely Quess Corp, Samuel Fitze Company Pvt. Ltd, NIIT- ICICI Bank, Lifestyle International Pvt., Okay Call Centre, Teamlease and Employment Provider, recruited youth.

03 Good health and well-being
08 Decent work and economic growth