Tag: Anjali Steephan

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.

A Breakfast Time in the Guwahati – Bangalore Train

18 July 2019: After a peaceful night rest, the students and staff awakened to a new day and got ready for breakfast.

The students distributed Buns and Jam and fruits. Many bought bananas and found that they were much cheaper in Golaghat.

Though a little tired, they are very happy in the train and waiting eagerly to reach Bangalore.

Don Bosco College Students on Educational Tour to Bangalore & Mysore

15 July 2019: Forty Students along with Five staff including the Principal, Fr. Jose Palely set out for an educational tour to Bangalore. The Patron of the Tour is Fr. V M Thomas, Director, Planning and Development, DBTECH New Delhi, who during the visit, interacted with the students and encouraged them for an educational Tour to Bangalore. He also facilitated receiving concession forms, and sponsored dinners in Bangalore. With his blessings, the team set out on the first Educational Tour to Bangalore.

The students travelled to Guwahati by AVADH Express and halted the night at Guwahati, Girls at CRI and Boys at Don Bosco Parish Hall. Thanks to the NF Railway, we got our confirmation tickets with an extra coach added to the train and our journey started on 16 July from Guwahati.

It is the first experience for many of the students. On 18 July they will reach Bangalore and a host of programs await them. Many people have come forward to help the smooth conduct of this Educational Tour. Some of them are: Ms. Suja of Infosys, Fr. Joy, Jinu Mathew & Team at BREADS, Fr. John & Team at BOSCO, Fr. Joseph Elavanal at DBSM, Mr. Felix D’Souza & Mr. Philip of FVTRS,  Dr. Victor Paul & Dr. Tomy KK of Christ University, Mr. Stanley of SKIP, Mr. Sunny & Femi, Fusco School and Provincial Community, CSJB and Tally Solutions.

We wish all the students a wonderful learning time at Bangalore. On 24th July they will return by Bangalore – Guwahati train.

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

‘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.

Students of English Department opt to make Paper bags and other useful materials out of news paper

7 June 19: During the Departmental activity the staff and students of the department of English opted for making paper bags and various other useful materials from old papers and news papers.

This activity was taken up with a view to reduce the use of plastic bags and to create awareness among people about the hazardous effects of Plastic bags.

The staff showed the students how to make useful items with news papers with the help of video clips.

The department intend to supply these in the shops and discourage parceling items in plastic bags.

reported by: Anjali Steephan

Second Day of Employability Skills Training focuses on Time Management and Communication skills

18 May 2019: The second day of the Enhancing Employbility Skills among Student Youth Program focused on Effective Time Management and enhancing Communication skills.

The session of Time Management began at 9.00 am. Through group dynamics and interactive games, the importance of effective use of time and its benefits were brought out.

The second session began at 1.30 pm after the lunch break. The Animaotr brought out three key elements of effective communication,
Listening, Understanding and Summarizing, through various group activities. The trainees were given assignments to complete at home to make the learning experience a more lasting one.

Reported by: Anjali Steephan

Jesus Youth of DBC Golaghat wishes farewell to Ms. Steffy Joy, Jesus Youth Full time Volunteer

26 March 19: A farewell gathering was arranged on 26th of March, 2019 in Don Bosco College, Golaghat,  in honour of Miss Steffy Joy, a Jesus Youth full-timer, as she completes her full-timership.

The members of Jesus Youth club organized the function under the guidance of Sr. Dr. Sheela Paul CSJB. The function began at 2:00 pm with the felicitation of Ms. Steffy with a ‘Fulan Gamocha” by Abhilash Toppo. Then a song was sung by the students followed by reading of the Word of God by Sr. Sheela Paul.

The students offered short speeches expressing their deep love and gratitude towards Miss Steffy. They mentioned about the way she inspired the students through her prayers, action songs, encouraging words and availability. She was appreciated and greatly admired for her selfless commitment to this service. Menuti Kerketta, on behalf of the Jesus Youth Members, presented her a memento on the occasion.

Miss Steffy also shared the experiences of her stay in Don Bosco College Golaghat. And then a heart melting farewell song was sung by Sentui Kitnya & team. The vote of thanks was given by Anjali Steephan. And finally the program ended with a song and a prayer at 3.00 pm. Don Bosco College Community fondly cherishes her loving volunteering service and wish her all the best.

“If a woman wants to achieve something, she must go for it and never let anyone make you feel that you do not have it in you” says Olivia Saikia of Bank of India

8 March 19: All the departments of the college along with Fusco Don Bosco College celebrated international women’s day in collaboration with the Gender Club of the college. Ankita Tirkey and Rebecca Surin anchored the program.  Sr. Ciciliyamma, Superior, Providence Niwas, Ms. Olivia Saikia, Bank Officer, Bank of India, Golaghat and Ms. Manjuri Saikia, Principal, Marshneil Academy graced the function as Honoured Guests.

Sr. Dr. Sheela Paul initiated the gathering with a short prayer session. Ms. Alankrita Borthakur and Ms. Jayshree Rajbonshi, mentors of the Gender club welcomed the honoured guests and every one present.

Klaretso Engtipi and team of Education Department presented through group activity the real situation of women in family and society and how to empower women to be trend setters. Sanjit Kumar and team from the commerce department through a corporate drama, showed how the Dual face of feminism is at play in work places and gave a clarion call to end pseudo feminism.

Abhilash Toppo and team of Sociology Department through a musical drama presented the various stages of life of a women from childhood to old age and invited all to respect and empower and respect women in family and society.

Ms Olivia Saikia in her message to the staff and students invited all to consider women as equal and if trained, is capable of doing any task entrusted to her. If a woman wants to achieve something, she must go for it and never ever let anyone make you feel that you do not have it in you. She also appreciated the wonderful and creative items that were performed by the students.

Preity Soreng, Elwin Terrang and team from the department of political science enlighted the audience by creating awareness of the role of women in Rural Development and  the various provisions and schemes of the government.

Ms. Manjuri  Saikia, Principal of the Marshneil Academy while appreciating all the performances of the students, said “As women we have the inherent quality of tolerance and patience. And if we use this in the right way, we can walk with equal pace with man. A man is incomplete without woman and woman is incomplete without man. And we have to keep the balance.

Marzita Saikia of Gender club and Mohon Teron sang “Meri Ma” in honour of all mothers. Anjali Steephan and team of English Department through a powerful musical drama, conveyed to the women not to be silent anymore but assert themselves. In her speech, Sr. Ciciliyamma K.M. CSJB, showed how women need to assert themselves and play a very proactive role in family, society and at work places.

The Fusco Girls presented a drama highlighting the recent hooch tragedy in Golaghat and showed how women have become more organised in fighting the menace of drinks and drugs in family and society. Fr. Jose Palely, Principal, thanked all the honoured guests, Fr. Bimal Lakra, vice Principal, staff and students for taking great effort in presenting a well coordinated, themed and well prepared program highlighting the role of women in society. He invited everyone to carry this same spirit and give them equal opportunity and respect. With the singing of the national anthem, the program came to a close at 3.20 pm.

Don Bosco Students secure second for Street Wall Painting on “Youth Voters Awareness” competition

24 Jan:  The Election office of Golaghat organised Street Wall Painting Competition under the theme “Youth Voters Festival. Two teams participated in the competition from the college and the College secured 2nd position in the competition.

Rohit Gorh, Anjali Steephan, Oli Koiri, Vishal Guria, Suraj Beck formed team 1 and Bangsa Thokdam, Pranay Mundu, David Horo, Sengdim Maio, Elwin Terang formed team 2.

The Election officer awarded the winners certificate and cash award on 25 Jan 2019. We congratulate the participants and wish them all the best.  Being a street drawing many people gathered at the site of painting and appreciated the students efforts at creating awareness. We congratulate Madam Kukila Gogoi, ACS and the district authorities for this wonderful and innovative approach in creating awareness among the youth.