Tag: Aparna Borchetia

Dr. Sheela Paul CSJB inaugurates Wall Magazine “Enlighten” of Sociology Department

23 Sept 2019: At 8.50 am today, the department of Sociology inaugurated the Departmental Wall Magazine titled “Enlighten” prepared on the theme: “Leading Science and Technology”.

At the outset, Abhinash Topno presented a summary of the the Wall Magazine. After that Sr. Dr. Sheela Paul of the Dept of Education inaugurated the wall magazine. In her message, she appreciated the hard work of the students and commented on their spirit of self sacrifice and dedication.

Joysmita Tete compered the program, Joy Prakash Hereh, welcomed all present while Papori Kishan, Ph. Langoulung and Ashok Barla saw to the smooth management of the event.

Fr. Principal appreciated the innovative presentation and thanked the staff and students for their hard work and excellent presentation.

NSS, NCC and Yoga Club members get ready for Yoga Day

15 June 2019: In preparation for the International Yoga Day, the NSS Unit, NCC Cadets and Yoga Club members get into training mode from today.

From today, they will spend an hour of training during the class hours to prepare for the International Yoga Day activities on 21 June 2019.

Mr. Montesh Tanti, the Yoga Trainer of Patanjali group, is training the students.

Ms. Himadri Dutta, CTO of NCC Unit, Ms. Daisy Gogoi and Ms. Aparna Borchetia, Animators of Yoga Club, Ms. Devangana Saikia, of Commerce Dept., Ms. Prarthana Borthakur, Librarian and Ms. Sushmita Rongpipi, NSS Program officer, help in the smooth conduct of the training.

Deptartment of Sociology starts Flower Garden Activity in the College

14 June 2019: The staff and students of the Sociology department spent some time in discussing and planning for the forth coming departmental activity hour.

After the discussion, they visited the college flower garden to clean the weeds and preparing the garden for new saplings.

The Department of Sociology has taken up Creating a beautiful Flower Garden in the campus as its departmental activity for the year

7 June 2019: The department of Sociology has chosen to maintain a beautiful flower garden in the college campus.

Towards this, they have planned the following activities : Cleaning the garden, watering the flower plants, Planting new flower plants, using organic manure for the garden and installing hand made dustbins around the garden.

Reported by: Guloungam Gangmei

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

“Episteme” Wall Magazine of the Department of Sociology inaugurated by Ms. Olivia Saikia, Bank officer, Bank of India, Golaghat

8 March 2019: Ms. Olivia Saikia, Bank Officer, Bank of India, Golaghat inaugurated the Wall Magazine titled Episteme, prepared by the students of the Department of Sociology.

The wall magazine focused on the Tree of Sociology, consisting of the Classical sociologists, Modern Sociologists and Indian Sociologists. The editorial board consisted of Ms. Ayousree Dowara, Ms. Alankrita Borthakur, Ms. Aparna Borchetia and Mr. Bhairab Hazarika, the staff of the department as advisors. Sunita Soreng, Marina Lakra, Yumrin Nockpam, Angelina Tirkey and Preety Ekka were the members of the editorial Board. We appreciate their hard work and their creative expression and innovative ideas.

Dr. Jatin Mech, Dr. Tapan Saikia and Dr. George Thadathil Chairpersons for Technical Session III a,b and c

17 March : Dr. Jatin Mech of Furkatting College, Dr. Tapan Saikia of HPB College and Dr. George Thadathil of Salesian College Sonada were the chairpersons for the third  technical session under the themes Conflict and Education, Conflict in south Asia and Conflict Issues respectively.

Ms. Mousumi Gogoi & Mr. Anjan Bharali, Ms. Alankrita Borthakur & Aparna Borchetia and Mrs. Priyanka Baruah & Mr. Bhaskar Gohain were the rapporteurs for the three parallel technical session that were held from 9.45 am to 11.15 am. A total of 18 papers were shortlisted for the presentation and discussion.

Prof. Thomas Menamparampil graces the National Seminar on Conflict in South Asia: Its Consequences and Implications as Chief Guest

16 Mar:  The National Seminar on “Conflict in South Asia: Its Consequences and Implications” jointly hosted by the department of Political Science and Sociology from Don Bosco College Golaghat and Salesian College Sonada began as per schedule.

Registration and breakfast for the seminar began at 8.30 am and NCC cadres of the college ushered in the dignitaries at 9.30 am. Dr. Jose Palely, Principal welcomed the dignitaries and all present. Dr. Konsam Jenny, Coordinator of the seminar delivered the words of introduction and invited Dr. Pius V Thomas, Dept of Philosophy, Assam University, Silchar to deliver the key note address. He spoke on “Conflicting Communities to Conversing Cosmo-polities: Counterfactual Ideals against Conflicts” and invited the participants to talk seriously about peace and real conflict resolution where the strangest of the strangers are welcomed.

Prof. Thomas Menamparampil SDB DD, the Chief Guest of the seminar, spoke on a need to build up a “Thought Bank” that will lead to Dialogue and a sense of Co-Belonging – Working for peace. He emphasised the need to promote inter culture communication in which one is able to understand the other and come together through culture translators. It is also important he said to gather people together around great values and high ideals. He invited every community to contribute from its own resources “as we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny”.

The guests of honor, Dr. Putul Saikia, Principal Debraj Roy College, Golaghat and Fr. Nebu Mathew Palackal gave great insights in conflict resolution and wished the seminar all its success.

Rev Fr. Nestor Guria, President of the function, spoke on the need to understand the conflict situation and intervene meaningfully by focusing on peace and peace education.

Asst. Prof Aparna Borchetia and Asst.Prof Lily Toppo from the Department of Sociology compared the inaugural session