The Feast of St. Alfonso Maria Fusco was celebrated with due solemnity at the campus
February 7, 2019
7 Jan 19: Don Bosco College celebrated the feast of St. Alfonso Maria Fusco, the Founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. John the Baptist, who are collaborating with the Salesians in the running of the Don Bosco College, Golaghat. The day began with the Holy mass led by Rev Fr. Joseph Kindo, Rector and Parish Priest. At the beginning of the Mass, Sr. Reena P. George CSJB welcomed all present, gave an introduction on St. Alfonso Maria Fusco and invited Fr. Kindo to preside over the Eucharistic celebration. During the assembly, the sisters were felicitated. Dr. Sheela Paul shed light on the life and works of the saint Alfonso Maria Fusco with the help of the video presentation. The sisters began the collaboration with the college at the very inception of the institution. At present two sisters Sr. Reena P George, Asst. Professor, Department of English and one of the pioneering member of the centre and Dr. Sheela Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, teach in the college. Sisters also run a Fusco Girls hostel with over 86 girls. A new hostel with intake capacity of 200 girls is in the final stage of completion. We wish the sisters a very happy feast of their Founder
Second Preliminary Round of Mr. Panna Memorial Quiz held
November 23, 2018
21 Sept: Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO organised the second round of Mr. Panna Memorial Quiz today. The round consisted of written exam based on the first 500 questions of the Quiz Book published by Dr. A J Sebastian. There will be one more preliminary round of next 500 questions from the Quiz Book. The top 30 students on the basis of all the three preliminary rounds will be selected.
Independence day celebrated in the college by NSS and Departments
November 23, 2018
15 Aug: the Independence day was celebrated in the college by NSS and the various departments. Each department and NSS took active part in the program. Fr. Albert Lakra, Director, Don Boco Vocational Training Centre, Rangajan unfurled the National Flag and also gave a message to mark the day. Selected students also addressed the gathering. The NSS group also performed a short program creating atmosphere of patriotism. Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal of Don Bosco College coordinated the program.
Fr Joseph Kindo, Rector & Parish Priest Wall magazine ‘Conglomeration’
June 28, 2018
Fr. Joseph Kindo, Rector and Parish priest, inaugurated the wall magazine ‘Conglomeration’ prepared by the department of Political Science. Fr. Joseph praised the works of the department and the rich variety of articles and posters, jokes and creative expressions. He compared the various presentations in the wall magazine to the variety of flowers in a beautiful garden
Don Bosco College wishes farewell to Rev Fr. Dilip Bara SDB, Rector and Parish Priest
June 13, 2018
13 June: Don Bosco College community wished farewell today to Rev Fr. Dilip Bara SDB, Rector and Parish priest. The day began with the farewell mass in the morning. At the College assembly, the students felicitated and wished father all the best for the new ministry at Tamenglong in Manipur. Fr. Dr. Jose Palely, Principal, appreciated the great works of Fr. Dilip and appreciated his grace filled presence in the campus. All were appreciative of his spirit of calmness and his capacity to find practical solutions in any difficult situation. He wished Fr. Dilip all God’s blessing in the new ministry. Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO, placed on record his contribution towards the starting of the college at Golaghat. In his message, Fr. Dilip exhorted the students to focus on study and strive for excellence.
Fr. Dilip Bara will move to Don Bosco Tamenglong on 20th June to take up the new ministry as Asst. Parish Priest, Asst. Headmaster and Councillor. We wish him all the best.
6th Sem Students on Exploring Nagaland and Manipur – 2nd day
April 16, 2018
14 April: After the night’s rest and experiencing the wonderful hospitality of St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama, the team moved to Don Bosco College, Maram. They were very warmly welcomed and spend a wonderful time at the college visiting the various facilities. They also visited the Don Bosco Hr. Secondary School Maram and the Don Bosco Shrine. After lunch, they left for Don Bosco College, Kohima. Enroute they visited the Naga Baptist Church Convention Centre and Christ King Parish. After supper at Don Bosco College, Kohima, they returned to Dimapur and on Sunday morning all of them arrived safely at Don Bosco College Golaghat by Intercity Train. We thank all heads of institutions and all those who made this trip a very enjoyable one for our students. In a special way I thank Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO who planned the program very meticulously and Mr. Micheal Xaxa who accompanied the students along with Fr. Bimal.
6th Semester students explore Nagaland and Manipur with Fr. Bimal Lakra SDB
April 14, 2018
13 April: 28 6th Semester students along with Fr. Bimal Lakra, Vice Principal and PRO of the college and Mr. Micheal Xaxa, Asst. Professor, Department of Economics took an exploratory study tour to Nagaland and Manipur. The reached Dimapur by train and from there they hired a bus for their onward tour. They had a halt at Don Bosco Zubza and had their lunch there. They visited the War Cemetery, Kohima Cathedral, the Kohima Heritage village and moved on to St. Joseph College, Jakhama for their night stay. On 14th they will visit Don Bosco College, Maram, Manipur and on their return tour they will visit Don Bosco College Kohima and then return to Golaghat. We wish them a very enjoyable and educational trip.
In the bus at Dimapur
At Don Bosco High School, Zubza Nagaland
At the Nagaland War Cemetery, Kohima, Nagaland
In front of the captured Japanese Tank at Kohima, Nagaland
In front of the War Cemetery Memorial at Kohima, Nagaland
At the Kohima Cathedral, Nagaland
In front of the Kohima Cathedral, Nagaland
At Kohima Cathedral, with Kohima city as the backdrop
At Naga Heritage Village, Kigwema, Kohima, Nagaland
In front of the St. Joseph's College, Jakhama, Nagaland
With Fr. Joy and Fr. Benny, the Administrator of St. Joseph College, Jakhama, Nagaland
In front of St. Joseph College, Jakhama
Be proud of your culture, religion, tradition and language” says Jimmy Brooks
April 12, 2018
9 April: Rev Jimmy Brooks, enroute his visit to Kaziranga, stopped over at Don Bosco College, Golaghat and interacted with the students. He was welcomed with a traditional gamoucha and Fr. Bimal Lakra, the Vice Principal, introduced him to the staff and students. In his message he shared about his work in Western Kenya, helping the poor. He invited the students to be ‘Happy with what one is’ and ‘be proud of ones own culture, religion, tradition and language’. He invited them to remember their roots and wished them all the best in their studies.
Staff Meeting held to form committes for IQAC, SWAYAM and CBCS
March 25, 2018
22 March: A staff meeting was held at 2.20 pm to discus on formation of committees for IQAC, SWAYAM and CBCS. The Principal shared briefly about the outcome of the meeting at Dibrugarh University in connection with the CBCS Program at Undergraduate level.
Dr. Konsam Jenny of the Department of Political Science was appointed as the coordinator for IQAC as an initial step. Other members will be added as per the guidelines by the UGC and Dibrugarh University so that the college will have a good IAQC Board. Mr. Anjan Bharali was appointed as the coordinator for SWAYAM. The CBCS board also was formed with Principal as the Chairperson, Vice Principal as the Vice-Chairperson, the Heads of the department as members and the Coordinator, IQAC as member secretary. Dr. Konsam Jenny, Coordinator of the National Seminar also informed the staff members regarding the selection of papers for the coming two issues of the Salesian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The principal once again thanked all the staff for their wonderful cooperation and hard work to make the National Seminar a truly sucessful one.
10th Governing Board meeting held on 13 March
March 24, 2018
13 March : The 10th Governing Board Meeting of Don Bosco College, Golaghat, was held in the office of the Principal at 2.00 pm. All the members except Fr. Nebu Mathew and Fr. Dilip Bara were present. Among the other things, the academic calendar, Annual Program, and other regular actitivities as per agenda was taken up. The Principal shared all the details about the forth coming National Seminar on “Conflict in south Asia : Its Consequences and Implications” and welcomed the members to be present for the same. The next meeting was scheduled for August 2018. In the absence of the President, Fr. Dilip Bara, Dr. Putul Saikia, Nominee of the Dibrugarh University was invited to chair the meeting. The meeting came to a close at 3.30 pm