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.

NSS Unit organised a various competition on ‘Climate Action’ to mark International Day of Yoga

21 June 2019: NSS unit conducted competitions  on the theme ‘Climate Action’ to mark the International Day of Yoga. The last day of submission of the various items was on 20 June 2019.

Competition was organised under following category. a) Drawing, b) Poster, c) Articles writing and d) slogans writing.

At the end of the Yoga celebration, Fr. Nebu Mathew, Provincial Economer, Dimapur Province addressed the staff and participants. He appreciated the excellent way in which the college observed the Yoga Day under the leadership of the NSS Unit and the Yoga Club. He was impressed by the drawings, posters and charts displayed in the Yoga Hall.

Prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners by Fr. Nebu Mathew. Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi, program officer, assisted the chief guest in prize distribution.

Under Article writing segment, Rajnandini Dam secured first, Gaimeisin Kamson Second and Shamma Kausar third.

Under the category of Poster, Nokliam Gangsa secured first, Jibita Tigga second and Pranjal Tanti third.

Under category of Painting, Bangsa Thokdam secured first and Gracy Kujur second. In the Slogan writing category, Marlinush Baghwar secured first and Anjali Steephan secured Second.

Reported by Abinash Minj

NSS Unit organises International Day of Yoga under the theme ‘Climate Action’ in collaboration with Yoga Club.

21-06-19: at 6.30 am, the NSS Volunteers of DBC went to GDSA ground Golaghat Assam to observe the international yoga day. Ms. Sushmita Rongpipi, NSS Program officer of the college, led the volunteers for the common yoga session to the stadium where The Deputy commissioner, Addl. Depty Commissioner and Magistrates were present as dignitaries. The members of Patanjali yog samiti led the Yoga Observation.

At 11.30 am, the NSS unit of Don Bosco college observed international yoga day in the college assisted by the yoga trainers Mr. Montesh Tanti, Mrs. Nirmala Tanti, Mr. Bidur Tanti of Patanjali yog Samiti.

The program began with the welcome speech by Guloungam Gangmei and felicitations of the principal of the college and all the staff by yoga club.

The students were well motivated and came ready to observe the International Day of Yoga by actively participating in the program. Fr Nebu Mathew, Provincial Economer, in his message, encouraged the NSS volunteers and the Yoga participants, to take Yoga seriously for a healthy life.

Reported by: Abhinash Minj

Four students participate in Golaghat District Inter College Debate Competition organised by Melamora College

21 June 2019: Amit Bey and Isdhar Toppo of Political Science Department, James Soreng of Education Department and Tohsina Seyedi of English Department participated in the Inter-College debate competition today. The topic of the debate was “The Agricultural Development of Assam is the only Possible way for the overall development of Assam”.

Students from various colleges participated in the competition. All the debaters put in their very best to win their point and showcase their talents.

Such programs will help in developing skill of public speaking and boost confidence of students to face any audience.

The Golaghat District Inter College debate competition was organised by the IQAC Cell of Melamora College in memory of Late Gangadhar Saikia, a visionary, social reformer and educationist.

Reported by: Amit Bey

Dr. AJ Sebastian and Dr. Peter Salew delivers Motivational Lecture series with the theme: Tips to Improve your learning.

22 June 2019: Fr. Dr. AJ Sebastian SDB, Retired Professor & HOD, Department of English, Nagaland University, and Fr. Dr. Peter Salew SDB, Salesian Youth Ministry Dimapur, delivered motivational lectures and presided over the concluding interactive session today.

The resource persons were welcomed by the college with songs and Ms. Gita Jojo and Manjuli Guria presented the dignitaries with Fulam Gamocha.

Fr. Dr. Policarp Xalxo introduced the dignitaries and highlighted the contribution made by them in the field of Literature and Education.

The students were divided into two groups and simultaneous sessions were held in the first two hours. and the concluded the program with interactive sessions with the students.

The fruitful sessions came to a close at 12.30 pm and the student community was immensely happy with the input sessions and the interactive session. They got practical tips on how to study and how to chase their career.

After the lunch break, the resources persons took time to interact with the staff and students of the Department of English. We thank Dr. Policarp Xalxo SDB, Vice Principal (Administration), for arranging and seeing to this very innovative program.

Dr. A J Sebastian, Retd Professor and HOD, Dept of English, Nagaland University interact with the staff and students of English Department.

22 June 2019: The staff and students of Department of English  attended an interactive session with resource persons Rev. Fr. Dr. A. J Sebastian,  Retd. Professor and HOD, Department of English, Nagaland University and Fr. Dr. Peter Salew on 22 June 2019 at 1.15 pm.

The lecture delivered by Fr. Sebastian focused on many key areas of English literature, namely,  literary theory and criticism, poetry and fiction. 

The resource person encouraged the students to emphasize on the need of learning grammar to speak and write correct English.  He also gave insights on the future prospects of English literature. 

They attended to the queries of the students which focused on criticism and ways of writing answers in the examination.

Dr. Sebastian also guided the teachers and shared tips for teaching literature at under graduate level. He encouraged the faculties to do research oriented works.

Fr. Dr. Peter and Fr. Polycarp, Vice Principal (Administration) DBC Golaghat too shared their personal tips on how to learn English language

In his concluding remark, Dr. Sebastian encouraged the students to learn spoken English and creative writing to excel in the interviews and exams.

Appreciative words and the thunderous applause of the students brought the interactive session to a close at 2.00 pm.

Reported by: Ms. Priyanka Baruah, Asst. Professor, Dept of English