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The staff and students participate in the two day National Seminar on “Migration and its impact on socio-economic development of North East India at HPB Girls’ College.

7 Sept 2019: Mrs. Priyanka Baruah and Mr. Bhaskar Gohain of English Department participated in the ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on Migration and its impact on socio-economic development of North East India along with two students from the department. HPB Girls’ college, Golaghat organised the National seminar and it was held on 6 & 7 Sept 2019.

The inaugural session on 6 September was chaired by Dr. M. K. Dutta, chairperson, seminar sub-committee. The keynote address was delivered by Professor Archana Barua, Department of Humanities and social sciences, IIT guwahati. Principals of various colleges of Golaghat were also present.

Assistant professors Priyanka Baruah and Bhaskar Gohain presented a paper entitled ‘Migration, an emerging area in literature’ in the first technical session chaired by professor Dr. Khagen Phukan, Retd. Professor with Professor Pranjal Sarmah from Deptt of Sociology, Dibrugarh University as the resource person.

Two students, ANJALI STEEPHAN and ANUPRIYA EKKA from 5th and 1st semester of Deptt of English, Don Bosco College also participated in the national seminar under the guidance of Assistant professors Priyanka Baruah and Bhaskar Gohain. The paper presenters and the student participants were awarded certificates.

Fr. Bimal Lakra and two staff accompany 60 college students to Dimapur to interact with the Rector Major

10 Sept: Fr. Bimal took 60 students from the college to meet and interact with Rev Fr. Ángel Fernández Artim, the Xth successor of Don Bosco, who is visiting the province of Dimapur from 10-14 September 2019. Mr. Probin Hazarika and Mr. Bhaskar Gohain, Asst. Profs. from the Department of English are accompanying the team.

The participating students were selected based on their academic performance. They also will stage Bihu dance on 11 Sept 2019.

We wish them all the best.

Don Bosco College Foot ball team defeats DKD College team in the Zone F Inter College tournament

6 Sept 2019: The Don Bosco College Foot Ball team led by Mr. Micheal Xaxa, Asst. Professor, Department of Economics, defeated DKD College team in the Zone F Inter College Tournament.

The match began at DR College grounds as per schedule. our team shot two goals in the first half and DKD College team converted two penalty kicks into goals in the second half. In the ensuing penalty shoot out, our team converted 4 kicks into goals while DKD College team converted 1 kick into a goal. And Don Bosco College team was declared winner of the match.

Don Bosco College Team will meet DR College team on Sunday, 8 September 2019. We wish them all the best and roaring success.

Teachers’ Day observed as a day of gratitude in the college

5 Sept: The 5th semester students coordinated the teachers’ day program under the theme “A day of Gratitude” with the help of the various departments of the college: Commerce, Education, English, Political Science and Sociology.

The day was dedicated to appreciate all the teaching and non teaching staff, the management and all those who help in the educational process in various ways.

With floral tributes, songs and dances, the dignitaries were ushered into the hall beautifully decorated and arranged for the occasion. program began with a prayer dance on the theme Shishak Din and the lighting of the lamp.

This was followed by the presentations and thematic items bringing out the significance of the day.

While Guloungam Gangmei of Sociology department introduced the day, Anjana Guria of Education Department gave an appreciative presentation on the how the college staff help mould the live of the students.

Fr. Jose Palely, Principal gave a short presentation and thanked the staff for their valued contribution to the college and society and Mr. Anjan Bharali, Asst. Professor, Dept of Commerce and SWAYAM Coordinator spoke on the noble profession of teaching and the need to appreciate every teacher. Taking cue from his childhood days, he said, often parents are the first teachers and on this beautiful day one should not forget to call them in gratitude.

Sanjit Kumar Singh of Commerce Department gave the vote of thanks, while Marlinush baghwar and Rashmi Tigga of English Department compered the program. Emanuel Lakra of Political Science was the coordinator.

Don Bosco College to observe September 5 as the Gratitude Day

Sept 5: Don Bosco College has marked this day as the Gratitude Day in the campus in honour of all the staff, the Partners and collaborators who are involved in one way or the other for the education of the youth at Don Bosco.

The students have been preparing for this day to show case their love and appreciation for the teaching and non-teaching staff, the management and collaborators. We wish the staff a wonderful day.

“To be better Indians and to understand what India is we have to understand our Indian constitution” say Shri Gaurav Gogoi, MP

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21 Aug 19: Shri Gaurav Gogoi, Hon’ble MP, Kaliabor Lok Sabha Constituency, inaugurated the newly constructed Arts wing of the College today.

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Rt. Rev Joseph Aind, Bishop of Dibrugarh blessed the building and Fr. Jose Kuruvachira, Provincial, Dimapur Province was present along with Mrs. Jui DAs Rajkhowa, Chairperson, Golaghat Municipal Board, media persons, fathers, sisters, members of civil society.

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The staff and students presented a variety program to mark the occasion and to honor the dignitaries present. Fr. Jose Kuruvachira welcomed the dignitaries and honoured them with fulam gamocha and japi. In his message, Bp Joseph Aind spoke about the contribution of church in the field of education. Ms. Juri Das Guest of honour appreciated the wonderful work Don Bosco College is doing for the development of the people.

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Shri Gaurav Gogoi, Hon’ble MP, in his message as Chief Guest of the day, spoke about the role of education in the changing world. He said, today the role of education is much more important than it used to be.

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World is changing so fast either because of Technology, Social media, Economic & Political developments. Every year there is a lot of change in our country and world. And in order to cope with this change, to understand, to adjust to this change it is very necessary to change, adapt our minds, to able to learn, observe and listen – these are very important skills in our world.

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What we learn in our school through our books and curriculum help us to an extent. But what is more important is the life skill of listening, the life skill of being creative, understanding that only hard work brings success. And it is the time spent here, students from across the various states of India that they are able to learn the essential life skills. I think the job of educationist here is done.  Because these life skills will always be helpful in the years to come, esp in your next education institutions, job, personal and professional lives.

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While speaking about the role of every citizen, he said, it is very important to learn about our Indian Constitution. Because as a Political I can say that in our society we live with different religious books.  These teach us something different, Every religious book teach us how to be a better human being and society. To be better Indians and to understand what India is we have to understand our Indian constitution is also. Because Indian constitution came about after many years of freedom struggle, it encapsulates all the values of what it means to be truly Indian. What it means to have freedom, diversity, a secular nation, a sovereign nation.

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It is very important especially in today’s time, when many questions are raised of constitution of its validity, of its context that young Indians wherever they are they must understand Indian const.  It was a collective exercise, – great minds of Indian past came together to frame the constitution. Whether it is in schools, villages, colleges or cities or town if we truly understand our constitution, I can be rest assured that future of India is in safe hands.

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On speaking about social media, he said, often on Facebook and whatsapp lots of fake news get published and these become  the primary source of information.  While I welcome increasing use of social media, I must caution, that we must exercise caution and make also news and library, and to promote this, I am announcing a contribution of Rs. 5,00,000 towards the construction of the public library from my MPLAD Fund.

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Fr. Jose Palely, Principal, thanked Shri Gaurav Gogoi, Hon’ble MP, for his generous support towards the construction of the Public Library, all the dignitaries, invited guests, staff, students, media persons and civil society members who made the celebration a solemn one

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Fr. Bimal Lakra inaugurates “Excelsior” Wall magazine of Political Science Department

31 Aug: Political Science department inaugurated their wall magazine, bringing forth the theme: ‘Excelsior’ subtitled ‘India Today’. The wall magazine touched upon all the current and major issues that face India today.

Rebecca Surin highlighted the main theme and invited all to ‘grow higher and higher in learning’ and excel in life. Bikash Horo welcomed everyone present for the inaugural function of the Wall Magazine.

The wall magazine was inaugurated by Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and a comment was given by Fr. Jose Palely, Principal.

The program came to an end with the vote of thanks by the department leader, Wanggo Lowang, followed by a photo session with the organizers and the staff of the department.

We appreciate the hard work of the staff and students of Political Science in bringing the wall magazine at the most appropriate time.

NSS Volunteers reach out to flood affected schools located along the banks of Dhansiri river in Bokhaghat area

9 Aug 2019: The NSS Unit of Don Bosco College, Golaghat, organized a fund raising at the college campus to provide relief to the school children affected by the flood.

Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi identified two schools, Rongali Huti Mazdoor L P School and Jugonia Deuliya Prathonik L P School.  These schools are in the village Jugonia Ati which is located on the banks of  Dhansiri river in the Bokhaghat area. These schools belong to the  Western Education Block of Golaghat District.

At Rongali Huti Mazdoor LP School, around 150 students were present. Shri Tarun Bora, Headmaster along with the staff invited the public leaders and social workers of the area to witness the program. Mr. Joyanta Bora, one of the social worker was also present.

The school children presented an Assamese Prayer son ‘Diha Naam’ and also performed a short cultural program to welcome the visitors. Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi, NCC Program officer of the college, spoke about the concern Don Bosco College and the NSS Volunteers had for those affected by the ongoing flood situation.

After this, students were given out relief items in the form of sanitary items and food items to the children. As the second school was only still partially open, the relief materials were handed over to the school authorities for distribution.

The NSS volunteers visited the schools and saw the flood affected area. As the flood level reached above the window level of the schools and houses, many of the buildings sustained much damage and the schools are still limping back to normal.

The following NSS volunteers accompanied the program officer for relief works: Sazidur Rahman, Emanuel Lakra, Pranjal Tanti, Rimon Lakra, Sunami Osga, Sumila Kerketta and Monika Tirkey.

CTO Himadri Dutta is at Gwalior for the PRCN Course

9 Aug 2019: The PRCN course at Gwalior began on 21 July. The CTO Himadri Dutta of Don Bosco College Golaghat is also undergoing the training programe.

The Training Officer and the training branch of the academy divided the group of trainees in two companies: Alfa and Bravo. The officer has selected CTO Himadri Dutta as the senior of Bravo coy. It is a honour both for NER directorate as well our college. We wish CTO Himadri all the best for the training.

Seven NCC Girl cadets participate in TSC Training camp at Jorhat

6 Aug 2019: The CATC for Trg & selection of TSC Jorhat Gp team is scheduled to start at GP HQ Jorhat starts from today. The 10 day training program will end on 15 Aug 2019.
Seven NCC cadets of Don Bosco College are participating in the TSC Camp. They are : Alisha Surin, Rima Xalxo, Jushila Kindo, Gracy Kujur, Rohita Topno, Amrita Kerketta and Alisha Topno. We wish them all the best.

We thank Col S.K. Mishra of 74 Assam Girls (I) Coy NCC Golaghat, for facilitating the participation for the same. We appreciate the hard work of Ms. Joyanti Nag, Asst.Professor, Dept of Education for following up the NCC cadets in the absence of the CTO Himadri Dutta who is undergoing Training at Guwalior.