Tag: Pranjal Tanti

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.

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

As part of NSS Activity, the Volunteers held group discussions and presentations

19 March 2019: Ms. Sushmita Rongpipi, the Program Officer,  organised the NSS volunteers into four groups and gave them time for group discussions. Each group was allotted specific questions on which they will discuss and come forward with a presentation.

a) What are the aims and objectives of NSS Units. How far are they accomplished.

b) What are the various activities taken up by the NSS Units. Take any one of the awareness activity and identify the ways through which youth can be made aware.

c) Can the Program Officer become a role model for the volunteers. If so, how?

d) How far have the volunteers benefitted by participating in special camps, integration camps, adventure camps, Life Skill Programs etc. Do these camps promote communal harmony and national integration?

There was very lively discussion among the various groups and each group came forward with the result of their discussion and presented them with the help of charts. The program officer animated the group discussion and helped them to bring out the salient points. We wish the NSS volunteers and the program officer all the best.

NSS special camp participants were awarded certificates

8 March 19: During the International Women’s Day celebrations in the college, the 25 NSS volunteers who attended the special camp were awarded certificates by the Honoured guests of the day.

Pritam Joseph Takri, Baba Kurmi, Simon Surin, Emanuel Lakra, Esther Meinguiliu Kamei, Roshan Kandulna and Gaikhangshin Phaomei were awarded the Participation certificate by Ms. Olivia Saikia, Bank Officer, Bank of India Golaghat.

Tingmai Wangsu, Mark Pegu, Rohit Gorh, Juli Malar, Aboy Pamei, Michael Kujur and Ankita Tirkey were awarded by Ms. Manjuri Saikia, Principal, Marshneil Academy, Golaghat.

Martin Minj, Binud Murah, George Shilshi Lamkang, Abhinash Minj, Ganglen Bangyang, Sushila Lakra, Pranjal Tanti, Chunthanlung Kamei, Samuel Purty, Guloungam Gangmei and Junash Tirkey were awarded by Sr. Ciciliyamma KM, Superior of Providence Niwas, Golaghat.

The special camp concluded very successfully. We congratulate Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi, the Program Officer and Asst.Professor, History department for all the efforts she made to make this special camp a successful one.

Environment Preservation and promotion is the theme of the Third day of the NSS Special Camp

3 March 2019: The third day of the NSS special camp began in the morning with the Painting Competition under the Theme: “Environment Preservation”. The children of the adopted village participated in the Painting Competition. All the Materials were provided by the NSS. NSS Volunteers, Ankita Tirkey, Esther Kamei, Ganglen Bangyang, Juli Malar, Pritam Joseph Takri, Gaikhanshin Phaomei and Michael Kujur coordinated the Painting Competition Program.

After the Painting Competition was completed, the saplings were planted in all the houses of the don bosco colony and the slum area. And some of the plants were distributed. This was taken charge by Martin Minj, Roshan Kandulna,George Shilshi, Emmanuel Lakra, Binud mura, Ankita Tirkey, Juli Malar, Aboy Pamei, Rohit Gorh, Mark Pegu, Tingmai Wangsu and Sushila Lakra.

Arrangement for games were done by Roshan Kandulna, Ankita Tirkey, Tingmai Wangsu, Samuel Purty, Junash Tirkey, Esther Kamei and Guloungam Gangmei.

And for shopping and preparation for meal was done by Baba Kurmi, Abhinash Minj, Chunthanlung Kamei, Pranjal Tanti, Rohit Gorh and George Shilshi. The NSS Volunteers with the help of Mr. Konthoujam Manoranjan, Asst. Professor, Computer Studies,Ms. Prarthana Borthakur, Asst. Librarian and Mr. Harmeet Singh, HOD, Department of Commerce, prepared a delicious meal for all the volunteers. Fr. Dr. Jose Palely, Principal, offered prayers before the meal and blessed all the members present. We thank Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi, Program Officer and Asst. Prof, Department of History for seeing to the smooth conduct and animation of the special camp through the third day. At 3.00 pm after a hearty meal together, the program of the third day came to an end.