Don Bosco College wishes farewell to Rev Fr. Dilip Bara SDB, Rector and Parish Priest

13 June: Don Bosco College community wished farewell today to Rev Fr. Dilip Bara SDB, Rector and Parish priest. The day began with the farewell mass in the morning. At the College assembly, the students felicitated and wished father all the best for the new ministry at Tamenglong in Manipur. Fr. Dr. Jose Palely,  Principal, appreciated the great works of Fr. Dilip and appreciated his grace filled presence in the campus. All were appreciative of his spirit of calmness and his capacity to find practical solutions in any difficult situation. He wished Fr. Dilip all God’s blessing in the new ministry. Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO, placed on record  his contribution towards the starting of the college at Golaghat. In his message, Fr. Dilip exhorted the students to focus on study and strive for excellence.

Fr. Dilip Bara will move to Don Bosco Tamenglong on 20th June to take up the new ministry as Asst. Parish Priest, Asst. Headmaster and Councillor. We wish him all the best.

NCC cadets of DBC participate in the CATC camp at JNV Cinatoli

4 Jun: 21 NCC cadets along with CTO MS Himadri Dutta of Don Bosco College Golaghat participated in the NCC CATC camp program organised by the 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC, Golaghat from 21 – 30 May 2018, at JNV, Cinatoli, Golaghat.  A total of 348 cateds from SW, SD, JW and JD groups p[articipated in the camp. During the ten days camp, lots of activities were held. There were special activities like Drill, Firing, Running, Drawing and speech competition. The cadets from our college participated in most of the items and secured first or second position in many of these events.

Anjana Guria secure 1st position in speech competition, Shamma Kausar 2nd postiion in Firing, Amin Toppo secured 2nd position in 2.4 km race and Jagritee Sonowal secured second position both in drill and drawing competition. All the cadets had a very good time in the camp and returned joyfully on 31 May 2018. We wish them all the best in the forth coming camps and training programs. The college appreciates the dedication and hard work of the CTO Ms. Himadri Dutta who saw to the entire training program.

NCC Cadets organise a public rally to create awareness on saying No to Plastics

5 Jun : Soon after the World Environment Day celebrations at the college campus, the NCC cadets took a public rally to create awareness among the people to control the use of plastics in order to safeguard the environment. The CTO of the NCC Unit, Ms. Himadri Dutta, Asst. Professor, Department of Assamese and Mr. Micheal Xaxa, Asst. Professor, Department of Economics accompanied the cadets.  With banners, placards and posters, the cadets impressed the people on the need to save and protect the environment.

 

Don Bosco NSS Unit organises planting of Medicinal and aromatic plants on world environment day

5 Jun:  Ms. Sushmita Rongpipi, the program officer of NSS Unit, Don Bosco College, Golaghat organised a very special program to inculcate values of Environment protection and preservation in the NSS volunteers. She collected various medicinal, aromatic and fruit bearing plants and organised plantation of the same in the college campus. They also cleaned and maintained the NSS Garden.

At the end of the program, all the volunteers were served light refreshments. We wish the NSS volunteers all the best.

Parivartan NGO helps college to rid of plastics on World Environment day

5 June:  Leander Toppo, Director of Parivartan NGO initiated plastic clean-up drives in and around Don Bosco College today.  Along with the staff and students of the Departments of Commerce, Political Science and Sociology, collected all the plastic waste from the campus and hostel areas, so that this can be safely disposed. At the function on the world environment day, he addressed the staff and students and encouraged them to protect the environment by making it pollution free. He also gaveto the college, saplings were planted and grasses were plucked in the campus and plants were fenced with bamboo. Parivartan NGO distributed Paper bags to college canteen as an alternative to plastic bags and to ‘beat plastic pollution’ from the world.

The vice-principal Fr. Bimal Lakra, teachers and volunteers from Parivartan NGO were present during the programme. The students and The National Cadet Corps (NCC) actively participated on the World Environment Day programme organized by Don Bosco College, Golaghat. After this all had light refreshments.

 

Dr. Suvangshu Dutta of DR College presides over the World Environment Day celebrations

5 June:  The Staff and students of Don Bosco College, Golaghat celebrated the World Environment Day today under the Banner, “Beat Plastic Pollution – Begin Anew – Create a Legacy, with Dr. Suvangshu Dutta, Asst. Prof., Department of Chemistry, D.R. College as the Chief Guest for the Function.. The Principal of Don Bosco College Dr. Jose Palely, welcomed the guests, staff and students introducing the importance of the day. Dr. Sheela Paul CSJB, Department of Education, led the gathering in prayer and invited all to ‘Begin Snew – Create a Legacy’ by making the environment safe and pollution free.  Dr. Suvangshu Dutta, made a PowerPoint presentation on Environment, its use, challenges and measures to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, urging everyone, governments, industry, NGO’s, communities, students and individuals to come together and explore sustainable alternatives and urgently reduce the production and excessive use of single-use plastic polluting our oceans, damaging marine life and threatening human health.

After this, the students of the department English and Education along with the staff, cleared the grass that had grown wild and ensured protection for the saplings that were planted in the previous World environment Day. In spite of the scorching heat, the students did a tremendous job to contribute their mite towards leaving a legacy of healthy environment for all.

‘Begin Anew – Create a Legacy’, says Dr. Sheela Paul CSJB

5 June:  On the occasion of the World Environment Day and inauguration of the new academic session 2018-19, Dr. Sheela Paul CSJB, Asst. Professor, Department of Education, led the staff and students in a prayer session. Taking cue from the theme of the World Environment Day 2018, “Beat Plastic Pollution”, Dr. Sheela Paul invited the staff and students to ‘begin anew – create a legacy’ towards protection of the environment and making our world a better place to live in.

“We can always begin” says Wanphai Nongrum

31 May : The third day of the training was focused on how to go forward after knowing oneself and the students. Through various work outs, dynamics and activities, the staff realised how they could be guides and facilitators for the students than remaining as mere lecturers.

“Wanphai Nongrung and Deep Gurung enlightened all the staff about various aspects of managing the students and maintaining proper teaching and learning environment in the classroom.  Some activities in the session were given in groups, which were very fruitful. Through all the activities conducted in the various sessions of the programme, he helped the teaching staff to realise their creativity and how to implement those tools and techniques in their classes. He helped the teachers in extracting out their potentialities. Through this programme, the faculties learned how to make the classroom environment more engaging and interesting”, said Ms. Devangana Saikia, Asst. Professor, Department of Commerce.

 

Second Day of Staff Training focuses on “Understanding the Student”

30 May : The second day of the training focused on understand the students and identifying their talents. Through various reflective work outs and group dynamics, Mr. Wanphai brought out the need of creating a wonderful relationship with the students which enables a teacher to help others unconditionally. The staff realised that we need to face the emerging challenges and never be a quitter.

The various dynamics and interactive sessions brought the best out of them giving them a practical example how they could do something similar in the class room to promote learning.

 

Mr. Wanphai Nongrum animates three day staff training program at DBC Golaghat

29 May:  A 3 day staff training program was held for the staff of Don Bosco College Golaghat as part of the Annual In Service Training Program. This year Mr. Wanphai Nongrum, a well know trainer of staff from Shillong animated the staff. Fr. Principal welcomed the resource person and team with traditional gamocha. Mr. Deep Gurung, a Bosconet staff from Shillong, also joined the session as Trainer.

The first day was dedicated to creative introduction of self and the department through various work outs and dynamics. They also experimented with the  mapping technique. All these created a wonderful team spirit and an atmosphere of familiarity.