Jesus Club organises special prayers on the last day of club activity

30 March 2019: On the last day of the club activities for the even semester, the Jesus Club students gathered together and spent an hour in prayer to prepare for the Easter celebrations.

Being the season of Lent, the students organised a Way of the Cross helping each other to join together in prayer and worship. It was a very encouraging and edifying moment for the animators to see how the youth take leadership in spiritual matters.

Students of Sociology organise Mock Parliament session to understand Political Leadership

5 April 19:  During the departmental activities today, the Sociology department organized a mock parliament session to evaluate the success and the failures of the different political parties. The movements like Beti bachao, Make in India, Making India a Digital Nation were efforts made by the present government to make India a better nation.

Some of the other important events that featured in discussion were: the Surgical strike, the Pulwama terror attack and Balakot Airstrike along with the events that unfolded after that.

The Asifa Case, the inability to keep to fulfil the promises made by the political parties including granting of ST status to Adivasi Community etc. were highlighted.

The objective of the mock parliament was to understand how the leadership functions, the various factors that influence the happenings in our country and to understand who would give his or her committed service for the betterment of the nation. Asst Professors of the Department, Ms. Ayousree Dowara, Ms. Alankrita Borthakur, Ms. Aparna Borchetia and Mr. Bhairab Hazarika animated the group.

Reported by: Guloungam Gangmei

Political Science Department opt for syllabus based group discussion during departmental activity

5 April 2019: The department of Political Science dedicated today’s departmental activity hours to group discussion base on the syllabus with the help of the staff.

Second Semester students were divided into three groups and took up three themes for discussion: Amendment procedure of Indian Constitution, Powers and position of the Indian President and Relation between the Centre and State.

The Fourth Semester students were divided into two groups. One group focused on North East Politics while the other looked at the UK and USA Constitutions – a comparative study.

The Sixth Semester students took up Panchayati Raj as the topic for in depth understanding. The Asst. Professors of the department, Mrigakhi Goswami, Rimi sharma, Bijit Saikia and Suchitra Bhuyan.

Reported by : Asst. Prof. Mrigakhi Goswami

“Leaders are born or made” discusses Commerce department

5 April 2019: The students of the Department of commerce deliberated on the topic ” “leaders are born or made? Justify”. All the students were divided into 9 teams consisting of 3 members each for a group discussion. Their findings and ideas were presented to the whole group. Mark Pegu along with his team members John Dhanwar and Bijay Tete were adjudged as the best presenters. All the teams did a very commendable job.

The students were mentored by the Asst. Professors of the department, Mr. Harmeet Singh, Ms. Devangana Saikia, Mr. Anjan Bharali, Mr. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Ms. Mousumi Gogoi and Mr. Sanjay Rizal. We thank them for their hard work.

Reported by: Job Kerketta

Don Bosco College Participates in the memorial service for Late Dr. Jatindra Nath Saikia at Commerce College

30 March 2019: Fr. Dr. Jose Palely, Principal along with Sr. Reena P George, Asst. Professor, English and Mr. Anjan Bharali, Asst. Professor, Commerce, participated in the memorial prayer service for the departed soul of Dr. Jatindra Nath Saikia.

Chants, Prayers and floral tributes marked the memorial service. In his message for the publication in memory of kate Dr. Jatindra Nath Saikia, Dr Jose Palely wrote about the wonderful spirit that existed between the two colleges, thanks to the great concern and support extended by him as principal of the Commerce College, Golaghat.

He prayed that the vision and the ideals of Dr. Jatindra Nath Saikia for the Commerce College and for the cause of education as a leading educationist and philosopher be made to reach its fulfillment and become a reality, through the efforts of all gathered together in his name.

Fr. Joseph Pampackal’s relatives visit the college

30 March 2019 : The relatives of Fr. Joseph Pampackal SDB, viz. His sister Leelamma Thomas, her son, Dominic Savio Thomas and wife Misha Dominic along with their children, Hannah Dominic and Rosemol Dominic, visited the college campus today.

They were very happy to see the growth of the institution and appreciated the works done by the fathers and sisters in the educational sector. They were impressed by the simplicity of the place and the wonderful campus that is calm and serene.

Mr. Dominic is working in Ernest and Young at Infopark, Kochi and his wife is in Tata Consultancy Services, Kochi. They took tea with the sisters and the children had a wonderful time interacting with the sisters.

Most Rev Joseph Aind visits the college to oversee the developmental works

31 March 2019: Most Rev Joseph Aind, Bishop of Dibrugarh visited Don Bosco College campus today and interacted with the Salesian Community and the CSJB sisters who are collaborating with the college.

He was happy to see the progress of the developmental works at the college as well as the Girls’ Hostel. He was happy to see the Fusco Girls hostel nearing completion.

He appreciated the speed with which the college building is coming up and took photos with Fr. Principal and the sisters. He had a cup of tea with the sisters and after encouraging everyone, he proceeded to Dibrugarh.

NCC Rank Award Ceremony held at DBC Golaghat

2 April 19: Today Rank Award Ceremony of 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy , NCC Golaghat of Don Bosco College Unit was held at college premises . The Programme started with welcome song by NCC cadets . Welcome speech was given by Principal , Father Jose Palely . Col. Ripu Daman Singh Officer Commanding , 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy was present as chief guest . Mr. Amit Nagori was also present for the function and covered the event.

R.D Singh in his speech said , ” Rank is not an award, rather it is like duty or authority to do work . Hard work is never left unrewarded but all will have to work hard and shape one’s personality . Inculcating reading habits of books and newspaper will help surely in developing personality .

” In the ceremony Ranks were awarded to Jenny Barla (U/O) , Amin Topno (Sergeant), Clementina Toppo & Jagritee Sonowal (Corporal) by Col . R.D Singh. Himadri Dutta CTO addressed the gathering .

Vote of thanks was given by Rohita Topno . The programme was anchored by Shamma Kausar . The programme ended with NCC Song . Father Bimal Lakra, Father Mathew C Paul , PI Staff , Faculties and Students were present for the programme . 

Five Students of the College participate in the North East NSS Festival 2019 held at Don Bosco College Itanagar.

28 March 2019: Five NSS volunteers of Don Bosco College Golaghat, TingmaiWangsu, GanglenBangyang, Guloungam Gangmei, George ShilshiLamkhang and Samuel Purty, were slected as part of the Dibrugarh University team participants for the North East NSS Festival 2019 scheduled to be held at Don Bosco College Itanagar from 23-27 March 2019. The program was organized by the Youth affairs and sports Ministry, Regional Directorate of NSS Guwahat, and the State NSS cell Itanagar in collaboration with Don Bosco College Itanagar.

Over 500 students from the North east states barring Sikkhim and Tripura participated. The program was supervised by NSS state liaison officer AK Mishra.  Don Bosco College Itanaar organized a series of literary, cultural and sports activities along with sightseeing during the five day program.

The schedule was hectic and very enjoyable. Every evening cultural programs were organized so that the volunteers could assimilate the beautiful rich cultural traditions. The volunteers were also given life skills training and career counseling by renowned persons like Sunil Kumar Basumatary, Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports, Sunny Mawlong, Motivational Speaker, Fr. Avinash, Youth director, Diocese of Itanagar etc.

Volunteers also visited historical places and important tourist spots of Itanagar. The NSS fest brought about unity in diversity where different cultures, tribes, and life styles lived together under NSS banner. It was a great experience for me as well as for other volunteers who participated in this great event. Such programs help us to bring our differences as a meeting point for living together in mutual respect and admiration. Guloungam Gangmei, 17/SO/095

Four Students participate in All Assam Inter College Prize Money Debating Competition on 1 April 2019

1 April 2019: Four students of Don Bosco College, James Soreng of Education dept, Amit Bey and Pritam Joseph Takri of Political Science Dept, and Mark Pegu of Commerce Department participated in the All Assam Inter College Prize Money Debating Competition on 1 April 2019. The topic of the debate was : “On the opinion of the house, the development of Assam is possible only through systematic work culture but not agitation”. The Debate was organised by Shree Bharati Institute of Professional Educate (SIPE) at Raibahadur Rameshwarlal Saharia Sanghati Bhawan, Chowkidinghee, Dibrugarh.

A Total of 56 participants from various districts of Assam and from different professions participated in the event. The Chief Guest of the event was Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University. The program began with a prayer song followed by lighting of the lamp by the chief guest. it was a very enriching experience for the participants.

The program came to a close with the speech of one of the judges of the competition who also gave tips on how to win in a debate.

Reported by : Amit Bey 17/PS/049