Department of English organise a sharing session during the Departmental Activity Hour

28 June 2019: We the Department of English in our departmental activity period on Friday, conducted an ice breaking ceremony where the B.A 1 st sem students, who recently joined the college introduced themselves to their seniors.

This was followed by the students of B.A 3rd semester and 5th semester introducing themselves to their juniors and sharing their experiences they had in the college during the time they have been in the college.

Reported by: Mr. Bhaskar Gohain

Political Science department focus on creation of a Medicinal Garden to preserve the environment.

28 June 2019: Today during the departmental activity hour, students of political Science Department began their field work to complete their dream project on “Creation of Awareness on  Environment with Preservation of Medicinal plants” under the guidance of Fr. Dr. Polycarp Xalxo. The field work was supervised  by the Professors of the department.

The students cleared the allotted area and slopped the sides to create a medicinal garden.

Reported by: Ms. Mrigakhi Goswami

During the Departmental Activity, Department of Education converts throw away plastic bottles into flower pots

28 June: In keeping with the motto of the department of Education “Plastic Free Campus”, the students collected plastic bottles and to use them in an environment friendly manner.

“It is our responsibility to make plastic free campus. Because plastic has many adverse impact on both living and non-living organism. So we are trying to reuse of plastic bottles to fight plastic pollution,” said Ms. Daisy Gogoi, HOD of the department.

The student put their heads together and found various creative ways like, making flower pots, gadgets for watering the plants and other similar innovations so that plastics are not thrown around but used in a controlled environment.

The Officer Commanding of 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC and 74 Assam (I) Coy NCC Golaghat visits the college

29 June:  Col RD Singh, outgoing O/C and Col SK Mishra the incoming O/C of 74 Assam (I) Coy NCC Golaghat and Lt. Col Kapil Bakhshi, O/C 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC Golaghat visited the college today and interacted with the NCC cadets and the college students.

The cadets and the college students welcomed the visitors and felicitated them with traditional Fulam Gamocha and Jaapi.

Col RD Singh, in his farewell message, appreciated the excellent performance of the NCC cadets of the college and told them that if anyone of them is going for SSB, and if need his help, he will be there to accompany them to success. He invited the cadets to give their very best to the new Officer Commanding, Col SK Mishra so that they can soar higher in success.

Col. SK Mishra said that he finds a different level of energy in the children and Don Bosco is one of the shining stars of the North East. I wish to carry forward the good work and the legacy Col RD Singh is leaving behind.

Lt. Col. Kapil Bakhshi, Officer Commanding, 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC Golaghat  and Bosconian of Don Bosco Shillong, said in his message, “NCC will give you a future, free of cost, to go out of North East and get sufficient exposure so that you can do well in life”. We are grateful to Lt. Col. Kapil Bakhshi, for starting a unit of NCC SD cadet at Don Bosco College Golaghat during academic session 2019-20.

CTO Himadri Dutta, placed on record the contributions of Col RD Singh and the Wonderful organization skills of Lt. Col Kapil Bakhshi which she witnessed in the various training camps and thanked them for their help and support for the young NCC cadets of the college.

After this the Officers commanding visited the various facilities at the college and were deeply appreciative of the facilities offered to the students to excel in their academic life.

NCC cadets to felicitate outgoing Officer Commanding, Col RD Singh of 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy NCC Golaghat and welcome the new Officer Commanding Col SK Mishra of 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy NCC and Lt. Col Kapil Bakhshi of 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC, Golaghat on 29 June 2019.

27 June 2019: The NCC cadets along with the Management, staff and students of Don Bosco College Golaghat will felicitate Col RD Singh, outgoing Officer Commanding, 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy NCC Golaghat on 29 June 2019. He has been instrumental in getting NCC unit F/74 started at Don Bosco College, Golaghat. Under his guidance, the unit was able to perform excellently well. We are very grateful to you Sir for motivating all the cadets to excel themselves.

We joyfully welcome the incoming Officer Commanding of 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy NCC Golaghat, Col SK Mishra.

We welcome with gratitude Lt. Col. Kapil Bakhshi, Officer Commanding of 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC Golaghat for initiating steps to start NCC SD at Don Bosco College Golaghat. We extend our full cooperation.

Don Bosco College has successfully dug a borewell and struck excellent water at 290 ft below surface

25 June 2019 : A new borewell was dug for the college building and at 290 ft, found excellent quality of sand indicating a good water source.

Persistence and hardwork of the team of workers led by Mr. Anwar was rewarded with a very good water source. We thank God for his abundance and blessings.

PI Staff P.K. Dutta awards NCC B Certificates to the cadets

25 June 2019 :PI Staff, P.K. Dutt of 74 Assam (I) Coy NCC interacted with the NCC cadets and gave away the NCC B certificates to the cadets. A total of 23 cadets received the certificates.

In his interaction with the NCC Cadets, he appreciated the hard work, discipline and commitment of the cadets and the CTO Himadri Dutta. He exhorted the cadets to continue to excel in all NCC activities and programs and carve out a bright career through NCC.

The following cadets received B Certificate. Anjana Guria, Clementina Toppo, Elima Surin, Goroti Billung, Jagritee Sonowal, Mirlin Tokbipi, Oli Koiri, Pushpa Surin, Rashmi Tigga, Salinta Soreng, Shamma Kausar, Anna Mary Surin, Jenny Barla, Jonifa Ekka, Poonam Kharia, Amin Toppo, Esther Kujur, Jennebi Lakra, Jimpi Borah, Junmai Wangsu, Maina Nokbi, Romila Baghwar and Veronica Mao

Principal and Staff meet with Lt. Col Kapil Bakhshi, Officer Commanding, 12 Assam (I) Coy NCC to start NCC SD troop at College

27 June 2019: Principal along with some of the staff of the college met with Lt. Col Kapil Bakhshi, Officer Commanding, 12 Assam NCC (I) Coy, Golaghat for the purpose of getting approval to start NCC SD troop in Don Bosco College, Golaghat.

The members of the staff present for the meeting were: CTO Himadri Dutta, Asst Prof. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Department of Commerce and Asst Prof. Micheal Xaxa, Department of Economics, of Don Bosco College, Golaghat. The meeting was very fruitful and we eagerly look forward to starting of the NCC SD troop at Don Bosco College, Golaghat. Thank you Lt. Col Kapil Bakhshi for your valuable guidance and suggestion.

Reported by: CTO Himadri Dutta

D r. Dipak Dutta of SSK Civil Hospital, Golaghat promotes awareness on mental health to college staff and students.

Awareness on Mental Health under the Topic : Targeted Interventions at College was held at Don Bosco College Golaghat on 24 June 2019. The Program was organized by Dr. Dipak Dutta of the Department of Psychiatry, S.K.K. Civil Hospital, Golaghat under the theme District Mental Health Program, Golaghat.

Dr. Dipak Dutta interacted with the staff and the students. He spoke about various Mental Health Issues and he invited the staff and students to see mental issues as an illness that can be cured, prevented or controlled. He invited the students to fight against the social taboos and stigmas attached to the various mental illnesses.

The students, on completion of the input session, asked clarifications and brought about practical cases and sought help. He encouraged the youth to use their joviality and party spirit to bring back a depressed person to social involvement, at the same time, advised them not to even try once addictive substances, drinks, and other hazardous stuff. Once you try, it becomes more hard to resist the temptation to try again, he said.

In conclusion, he said that he too is a Bosconian of Don Bosco Dibrugarh and would like all Bosconians to avoid unhealthy practices and enjoy good health. Avoidance of fast food/ junk food and practice of Meditation, Yoga, exercises will help one to attain good health, he added.

We thank Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal, for arranging the program.

Sports club identifies 3 football teams for the college after a week of practices

23 June 2019: The Sports club of the college with the help of Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo, Mr. Micheal Xaxa, Asst.Professor, Dept of Economics and Mr. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Asst. Professor, Department of Commerce have selected three football teams. They will practice regularly and in August 2019, a further selection of players will be done.