Global handwashing day observed by the NSS and NCC units of DBC Golaghat



16 Oct: The NSS and NCC units of Don Bosco College, Golaghat, took leadership to observe the Global Hand washing day.

The students in collaboration with the Parivartan NGO, organised Global Handwashing Day at Rangajan Chariali, about 5 Kms from the college. It is a market area and the students had great opportunity to impress upon the shop keepers and the public on the need to maintain proper  hygiene in the market area.

The Director of the Parivartan along with the college students instructed and impressed upon the general public and shop keepers through instruction, brochures and hand bills.

After this, they also did a cleanliness drive to maintain the area clean.  The college team was led by Mr. Micheal Xaxa, Department of Economics, Mrs. Himadri Dutta, Department of Assamese and Ms. Sweety Bhengra, Dept of Library.

Agragami Sramic Union Secretary, Lebanius Surin, Dr. M. Upadhay and Mr. Leander Toppo, Director of Parivartan were present.

Model Exam begins on Oct 14


14 Oct:  The college organised Model Exam for all the students to prepare them for their end semester examination.  Four days from 14 – 21 October with study leaves in between were set aside for the Model Examinations. The students took these exams very seriously and it also receives internal markings. From 22 October the students are having study leave as immediate preparation for the End Semester Examinations organised by the university in November.


1st semester students present papers on their lessons as part of their class assignment

11 Oct: Sr. Reena P George, Asstt. prof., Department of English, divided her Alternative English students of 1st Semester into groups and helped them to choose a lesson for their presentation. The group had to come and present to the rest of the class through a presentation using audio visual aids. All the students did this presentation very responsibly. This approach reinforced their learning process.

Fr Bimal gifts staff and students with mementoes from Rome

11 Oct :  Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal, PRO and Warden addressed the college assembly today on his return from Europe. He gtave a brief description of all the works he did for the college and thanked the college community for accompanying him through prayerful wishes for his safe journey and for the success of the visits. In appreciation he gave to all the staff and students a pen each from Rome as a souvenir of his visit.

College hostellers welcome Fr. Bimal as he returns from Europe Trip

11 October : The hostel students were very happy to welcome back Fr. Bimal Lakra, the Vice Principal, PRO and Warden, as he returned from his Europe Trip.  He visited the Don Bosco agencies looking for funds for the college. With his visit we are hopeful of getting sufficient resources for infrastructural development of the college. We thank Fr. Bimal Lakra and Fr. Nebu Mathew, the Provincial Economer, for making immense sacrifice to take the college to newer heights.

5th Semester students of Political Science discusses on Nationalism

10 Oct : The 5th Semester students of Political Science Department discussed on the concept of Nationalism under the topic: “Nationalism is an idea that has no place in the 21st Century of the Global Village”. The students spoke on the various aspects of this topic and deliberated on how to understand Nationalism in the context of Globalisation.

2 Sessional Exam concludes on 9 October

9 Oct:  The Second Sessional Exams concluded today.  The students take these internal examinations very seriously and prepare themselves. Although these tests are of 50 minutes duration, all are given separate seat allotment like other examinations.

Last day for the various departmental activities for the session

6 Oct:  The various departments organised the last departmental day today. This brought to conclusion a hectic departmental activity session. It was both a time to review their activities and summarise what they have learnt.

Hostel Boys take up plant protection works

5 Oct:  The  inmates of the Boys’ Hostel of the college took up plant protection works today.  They cleared the area and put net for all the plants. The saplings that were planted on the Enviornmental protection day this year has been looked after by them from time to time. However, before the end of the semester and the forthcoming examinations, they wanted to give protection for the plants from cattle. Due to their regular care, most of plants have had robust growth.

Value Education, NCC and Career have their last class for the semester