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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.