Tag: Golaghat Town

‘A very very satisfying life that God has given me so far – of initiating activities which so many are going to benefit’, says Fr. Bimal Lakra on his birthday.

18 June 2019: The birthday of Rev Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO of the College was celebrated today. The day began with the Solemn celebration of the Eucharist. After the mass, the hostellers felicitated the birthday celebrant.

At the college assembly, Fr. Jose Palely welcomed the birthday celebrant and spoke about the great things that God achieved through Fr. Bimal and continue to achieve at this campus.

He referred to his presence in the campus as that of a Guardian Angel, in whose presence all feel safe and secure.

While the students greeted through a birthday song, Prem Kumar Panna and Anjali Steephan presented him with a Fulam Gamocha and a bouquet of flowers.

In his message, he appreciated all the gestures of love and concern and recalled the special events of the day. He summarized him life experience as being a very satisfying one given by God and asked all to continue to pray for him that he may be able to make a difference in the lives of as many young people as possible.

Commerce Department took up plantation of additional saplings at the college campus

14 June 2019: The staff and students of the Department of Commerce took up the protection and preservation of the saplings planted during the World Environment Day 2019.

As part of the activity, students brought saplings and planted them in the College plantation area. The 5th sem students took leadership in the planting program.

Sanjit Kr Singh brought a Berry plant, David Horo planted a sapling of Jack fruit , Rimon Lakra a Mango tree sampling and
Godbin Toppo planted a blackberry sapling.

Deptartment of Sociology starts Flower Garden Activity in the College

14 June 2019: The staff and students of the Sociology department spent some time in discussing and planning for the forth coming departmental activity hour.

After the discussion, they visited the college flower garden to clean the weeds and preparing the garden for new saplings.

The Commerce Department has decided to protect and preserve the tree saplings of the campus and Plant additional saplings every week

7 June 2019: The department of Commerce decided to protect and preserve the tree saplings planted in the campus on the World Environment Day.

They will maintain the tree plantation and identify each plant by its scientific name.

They have decided to plant 5 plants each every week during the departmental activity. They will provide Fencing and care for the plants.

The Department of Sociology has taken up Creating a beautiful Flower Garden in the campus as its departmental activity for the year

7 June 2019: The department of Sociology has chosen to maintain a beautiful flower garden in the college campus.

Towards this, they have planned the following activities : Cleaning the garden, watering the flower plants, Planting new flower plants, using organic manure for the garden and installing hand made dustbins around the garden.

Reported by: Guloungam Gangmei

Students of the Department of Education decide to keep the campus a plastic free campus

7 June 2019: The staff and students of the department of Education decided to ensure that the college will be a plastic free campus. They will ensure that there are sufficient dustbins placed in the campus to facilitate proper disposal of plastics. Plastic Bottles and materials will be collected for recycling purposes.

The students will ensure that the college surrounding is clean and free from plastic and other non-biodegradable items.

Students of Political Science decide to create awareness on Environment and preservation of Medicinal Plants

7 June 2019: The department of Political Science came up with the project “Awareness on Environment with preservation of Medicinal Plants”, during the departmental activity hour.

through this project, the department will make a medicinal plant garden in the college campus this academic year and promote herbal medicines.

Reported by: Sinchuilung Gangmei

Dr. Policarp Xalxo invites each department to take up a special activity for this academic session

6 June 19: Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalso, Asst. Professor and Administrator, invited the staff and students to do something unique as a department in the campus.

It could be gardening, Nurturing the Saplings, Plastic free campus, or any any activity that will promote environment. It should be a spare time activity that will make the students to get a sense of achievement in their lives.

“Move Beyond College campus to make Golaghat Town a Tobacco Free Town” says Fr. VM Thomas, on ‘World No Tobacco Day’ Workshop.

31 May 2019: Fr. VM Thomas, Director, Planning and Development, DBTECH New Delhi was the chief guest for the Occasion of World No Tobacco Day. Although a non-class day, the NSS Volunteers and NCC cadets organised a program to mark the World No Tobacco Day and make the college campus a Tobacco Free Campus. The program was hosted by Tohsina Seyedi, NSS Volunteer. Fr. Jose Palely, Principal, introduced Fr. VM Thomas to the assembly and Rajesh Minj and James Soreng, NSS Volunteers welcomed Fr. VM Thomas with a Bouquet of Flowers and Fulam Gamocha, while the students sang a song of welcome.

In his interaction with the staff and students he said, “You are what you think. All that you are coming from your thought, and with your thought you create your world. What you visualize, what you imagine with your mind, is what you realize.

He added, “You see a beautiful tea garden very close to you. Yet plants and trees are determined by the environment as they cannot move.  But animals are different from the plants. They are not determined by the environment as they can do something different from trees and plants. They can search for food, shelter, and can defend themselves. They are also able to adapt themselves to the environment. What about human beings. They can control, change and create environment. Often people do opposite of creating; they do reacting. We need to stop reacting to every situation, and give positive energy to every situation.

This College, he said, is a dream come true, a dream that was also part of my vision.  And the growth of the college in 3 years coming to over 300 students doing honors course, is wonderful indeed. I visualize that in near future, 2000 vibrant youth will throng this campus.

I really wish to propose from DBTECH most advanced programs for job Placement. We are looking at programs like Tally courses and Artificial Intelligence. We need courses on artificial intelligence enabling you to manage machines and provide data analysis. So these new courses will provide skills needed for today’s world. That is also my concern, helping you to get ready for the market and provide you with necessary skills.

I am happy to associate with you to bring some resources to help you to move ahead faster. God has made the birds but he does not provide food for them in the nest. However, they do not die of starvation, because they search for food and live. I will help you to Network with the corporate and societies beginning with Oil India, to get some funds and resources.  
To get results we need Faith, Prayer, believe in oneself and hard work. These together will bring success.

Guloungam Gangmei made a fantastic speech with full data on Tobacco abuse in Assam. This is wonderful. Let not Tobacco take the breath away. I present you with two challenges.
a) Join hands with Debashish Sharma, the founder of Dipshika foundation. It is a famous foundation established 12 years ago and is doing a phenomenal work related to cancer awareness. Please join hands with this extraordinary person and his foundation to transform our society.  
b) A Bigger challenge is to “make Golaghat town tobacco free”.  This will be a unique contribution that all of you through Don Bosco College can make There are millions dying because of this problem of tobacco addiction and we need to do our part to save our society.

May you grow from strength to strength and I look forward towards seeing you and interacting with you.

Don Bosco College Alumni unit inaugurated by Shri Rajesh Singh, President, Don Bosco Alumni, Dimapur Federation.

4 June:  Shri Rajesh Singh, President, Don Bosco Alumni, Dimapur federation inaugurated the Formation of Don Bosco College Alumni Unit today at Don Bosco College Golaghat, along with Fr. Tarcisius Toppo, Coordinator, Don Bosco Alumni, Assam Region.

The program started at 9 am with the morning assembly. The whole program was hosted by Martin Minj and Shibani Topno. It began with the prayer service led by Sr. Dr. sheela Paul, followed by welcome song. The Principal welcomed the dignitaries of the day, Shri Rajesh Singh, President, Don Bosco Alumni , Dimapur Federation and Fr. Tarcisius Toppo, Coordinator, Don Bosco Alumni, Assam region.

The members of the first two batches that graduated from the college were present. Besides being members of the college Alumni, they also become members of the Don Bosco Alumni National federation, South Asia and International federation of Don Bosco Alumni with its headquarters in Rome.

Mark Pegu, Bikash Kujur and Prakash Mura introduced Fr. Tarcisius Toppo and John Kisku, Jay Kondh, Mariam Kerketta and Sunita Soreng introduced the Chief Guest, Shri Rajesh Singh. In their message they presented the role of Don Bosco Alumni in the growth of an institution and the specific role and benefits of a Don Bosco alumni. At once it is both a College Alumni and a unit of the International federation of Don Bosco Alumni, giving great networking possibility and connectivity to each member.

The second session began at about 10.35 am with the words of introduction by Fr. Tarcisius Toppo. This was followed by the input session on the functioning of the Don Bosco Alumni by Shri Rajesh Singh. This was followed by the election of the office bearers of the Alumni Unit.

Ms. Joyanti Nag, Asst. Professor, Department of Education and Mr. Bharab Hazarika, asst. Professor, Department of Sociology were elected as secretary and Jt. Secretary respectively. The Principal of the college is ex-officio delegate of the alumni unit. Mr. John Kisku was elected president of the Alumni, Ms. Marzita Saikia, Vice President, Mr. Basil Barla Vice Present (GEX), Mr. Mark Pegu, Treasurer. This was followed by the election of the 5 councilors: Ms. Angelina Tirkey, Ms. Jerina Ekka, Ms. Sunita Soreng, Mr. Martin Minj and Mr. Jay Kondh. For the smooth functioning of the Alumni, a separate office room, bank account with President and delegate as compulsory joint signatories and Secretary / Treasurer on either or basis to be operated (2+1), attend the Provincial Council Meeting, and Annual general body meeting.

John Kisku, the President of the unit, was invited to speak and he invited to consider the alumni activity as opportunities to move forward in life. The delegate appreciated the members present and invited them to make this alumni movement a successful one.

The meeting came to an end with the blessing given by Fr. Tarcisius Toppo. The Alumni Unit met together to discuss about the registration fee and decided to keep the life membership fee at Rs. 500 per person and the scheduling of the next meeting on 16 August 2019, the birthday of Don Bosco. This was followed by a photo session with all the dignitaries at 1. 15 pm.

Reported by: Shibani Topno