First Session Inaugurated on Saturday, 1 August 2015
August 6, 2015
The inaugural ceremony of the college commenced with the Holy Mass presided by Rev. Fr. Jose Palely, the Principal of Don Bosco College Golaghat, followed by inaugural function at Don Bosco College Auditorium Golaghat. The function started with a welcome song sung by the pioneering students of Don Bosco College Golaghat.
Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal of the college welcomed all the dignitaries on the dais:- Rev. Fr. Nester Guria,Provincial, Fr. Nebu Mathew Palackel, Provincial Economer, Fr. Chettissery Joseph, Secretary, Fr. Varghese Palathingal Sdb, Fr. Kulathunkal Joseph Sdb, Fr. Kerketta Jonas Sdb, the teaching staff, non teaching staff and students. This was followed by a power point presentation by Fr. Anthony Toppo and Fr. Jose Palely giiving an overall scenario of higher educational opportunities that Don Bosco institutions give to young people nationally and internationally.
Fr. Varghese Palathingal threw some light on the thrust areas of Don Bosco Dimapur Province in which Don Bosco College Golaghat is being initiated. He pointed and appreciated all the personalities who have been working hard for this new venture.
This was followed by a message from the Principal of Don Bosco College Golaghat where he wished the staff and students, the pioneers of this educational institution, a season of hard work, a time of self scarifice, so that they can grow into wholesome personalities. He thanked the Provincial and his Council for all sacrifices they have made to bring this long-standing dream into a reality. He also thanked Fr. Bimal Lakra in a special way, who willingly undertook the laborious task of getting all the formalities and permissions that has to be made to accomplish a new college in Golaghat.
In his address, Rev. Fr. Nestor Guria congratulated all the Salesians Confreres especially Golaghat Don Bosco Community for taking the responsibility of a new college. He encouraged each one to have a vision for his or her personal growth. He exhorted all the faculty and students of Don Bosco College, Golaghat to make efforts to build faith in God and strive always to be honest and responsible citizens of the country.
Just after the address, Fr. provincial inaugurated the college by blessing the campus.
In the end, Fr Bimal Lakra offered a vote of thanks to all dignitaries present. He tanked all the invited guests, staff and students for gracing the occasion by their solemn presence.
Through the distribution of sweets to all present, the Program came to a close.