Tag: Bimal Lakra

Nine Students from Don Bosco College scheduled to attend the Scooty Distribution Scheme at Guwahati tomorrow

14 Feb 19: The office of the Director, Welfare of Tea & Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, Assam initiated a scheme to provide two wheeler without gear, to the girl students belonging to tea tribes community of Assam who have passed in the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) in the year 2018 with 65% or more marks.

Accordingly nine students of the college were identified as eligible and have completed the formalities in time. They were invited to be present at Sarasujai Sports Complex, Guwahati on 15 Feb 2019.  The eligible students are: Gracy Kujur, Preety Minj, Rohita Topno, Sabitri Urang, Joysmita Tete, Alina Beck, Manisha Lakra
Susmita Bhengra and Sushila Aind. Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO of the college is accompanying them.

DBHEI annual Conference and General Body meeting at DBIDL Dimapur

30 Nov:  The DBHEI Annual Conference and General Body meeting was inaugurated today at DBIDL, Don Bosco School Campus, Dimapur, Nagaland.  Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO is participating in the program today. Rev Dr. Jose Kuruvachira, Provincial Dimapur province welcomed all the participants. Rev. Dr. Marcelo Farfan – IUS General Coordinator, Rome was the special guest for the day. Rev. Dr. Maria Charles, Vice President, DBHEI delivered the presidential speech.

Fr. Dr. Jose Palely will join the conference on 1 December 2018. The theme of the conference is:  Nation’s Progress in the Constitutional Way. All the Don Bosco Higher Educational Institutions in South Asia are participating in this conference (30 No – 1st Dec 2018).  On 2 Dec the participants will witness the hornbill festival held at Naga Heritage village, near Kohima. We wish them all the best.

Janam Wall Magazine of the Department of Education inaugurated

13 Sept : Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO, inaugurated the JANAM wall magazine prepared by the students of the department of Education. The wall magazine in this issue focused on creating awareness about the importance of having a very good General Knowledge among the students. Fr. Bimal Lakra in his message encouraged and appreciated the creativity with which the students prepared the Wall Magazine and congratulated them for their attractive presentations.

Mr. Panna Memorial Quiz Preliminary Round was held today

7 Sept : Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO, organised the preliminary round of the Mr. Panna Memorial Quiz.  The contents of the preliminary round was based on the Wall Magazines published by the various departments. The preliminary round is compulsory for all the students. This created a lot of interest in the students to study the various wall magazines.  In this preliminary written round, only questions based on wall magazines were asked. There will be two more preliminary rounds in which all the students will participate. The Next two preliminary round will be based on the Quiz book prepared by Dr. A J Sebastian.

DU Inspection team for grant of Exam Centre visits the college

21 August : Dr. Amitab Baruah, Joint Controller of Examination (C) and Shri Arinjit Hazarika, Dpty Controller of Examination (A), Dibrugarh University inspected the college for grant of permission for Examination Centre. The team was welcomed by the management, staff and students. They inspected the institution and visited the classrooms, library, and the facilities of the campus and interacted with the staff and the management.

Students from Don Bosco Baghchung visits the college

24 April : The resident students of Don Bosco Hr. Secondary School, Baghchung, Jorhat visited the college and spent time in understanding the working of a college. Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO gave them a guided tour of the various facilities at the campus. They were very happy and impressed by the facilities offered by the college. These students stay at Rua Home. While doing their plus 2 course at Don Bosco Hr. Secondary School, they are also discerning their vocation to become Salesians of Don Bosco. On completion of their studies at Jorhat, they will move on the Amguri Pre-novitiate house for their next stage in formation.

6th Semester Students Receive Farewell

25 April: Soon after the model exam was over, the 6th semester students received the Farewell. The Principal gave a message on behalf of the institution which recalled the wonderful time the pioneering batch had and wishing them all the best in life.  https://youtu.be/wxMx8rHzTeQ

Fr. Mathew C Paul invited the out going students, he invited them ‘to work on yourself more than you work on anything else’and ‘Eliminate anything that takes you further away from the life you want’. He invited them ‘to have the courage to live the life you want to live’. Ms. Mrigakhi Goswami, HOD Department of Political Science spoke on a personal note and wished them all the best. Shibani Topno, a 4th sem student, wished the outgoing students all the best and thanked them for the excellent role model that they were.

The outgoing students recalled the life they had and interacted with the staff and students sharing their varied experiences through a photo presentation organised by the Vice Principal and PRO, Fr. Bimal Lakra. It may be noted that through the Don Bosco Network and involvement of Fr. Bimal Lakra, 18 of the outgoing students have already got job placement at Ernakulam with the Kitex Garments Limited, while others are intending to pursue higher studies or have got their own projects soon after completion of the exams. Three students also received awards for 100% attendance for the academic year 2017-18. We wish all the best to the outgoing students.



“The decision to carry out what one has to do”, says Fr. Bimal Lakra, “is the condition to success”

4 April : Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO of the college, during the Assembly talk, made practical application to the message given by Fr. Mathew C Paul. Fr. Bimal Lakra appreciated the powerful message given by Fr. Mathew C Paul and encouraged the students to carry out the various tasks as a students as well as one can.  He also wondered whether all the inputs given in the college to get the best out of the students is bearing fruit or not.

Citing example of the 20 students who went to a program in Don Bosco Dimapur, in which 242 youth participated, he said that most of our college students took the leadership roles in the various group activities. This is an indicator that you are absorbing the values that are being given focus in the campus.



“When difficulties and problems stare at you, do not give up”, says Mr. George ML, Senior Manager of Kitex Garments Limited, Cochin

23 March: Mr George ML, Senior Manager, and Mr. Ishak Lakra, Supervisor, from Kitex Garments, Cochin visited the college and addressed the staff and students at the college assembly. Taking examples from his personal life, marked by utter poverty and the rural background, he struggled against all odds and never gave up on his studies. It was an autorickshaw driver who told him while travelling in the auto that there was an advertisement for job vacancy at Kitex Garments. He tried there and got selected and currently he is serving as senior Manager there. He encouraged the students to study hard in spite of all difficulties. “When difficulties and problems stare at you, do not give up”, he said, and presented himself a a role model in this regard.

He was very appreciative of the employees from the North East as they are very disciplined and hard working.He is on visit to the North East to understand the struggles and culture of the people so that those who reach Kitex Garments Ltd may find people who understand their culture and social mores. He also invited the students to apply for jobs with the Kitex Garments at various administrative and supervisory posts that are available. It was his contact with Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO of the College, that brought him to the college.



John Kisku tops in the ‘Quest for Knowledge’ Quiz

1 Feb:  The finals of the Quest for Knowledge Quiz was conducted on 1 February 2018. Fr. Bimal Lakra, Quiz Master of the show, grilled the 16 contestants to get the finalists for the year. With a pass over round of 3 questions each, 8 candidates were selected for the Second round. To select top 4, rapid fire round of word meanings was done. Time allotted was one minute each for each contestant, during which one could answer maximum number of question.  In the rapid fire round,  John Kisku, Mariam Kerketta, Indira Garatti Toppo and Nilofar Rahman emerged as toppers.

In the final round, articles were shown and the contestants had to reproduce the article from memory. In this round, John Kisku secured 9.5 points out of 10. Mariam and Indira secured 9.5 each and were given a special rapid fire found to rank second and third. Accordingly Mariam secured 2nd and Indira 3rd. Nilofar bagged 4th position with 8 points.