Felix Bhuyan and Rebecca Surin of Don Boco College Participate in the “Nation Building in the Constitution Way” workshop at Shillong
August 9, 2019
6 June 2019: A two day Leader and Animator Formation Program for the youth Leaders of North East Region was held at Salesian Provincial House, Mathias Institute Shillong from 3-4th August 2019.
80 delegates from the 3 provinces participated in the program. The motto of the Program was “Nation Building in the Constitution Way”.
On 3rd August the program started with ice-breaking and inaugural session at St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, followed by Session on Knowing more of Don Bosco by Fr. L B Anthony, Rector of St. Anthony’s. This was followed by a session on Preventive System in the life of the young by Fr. Cletus. Fr. Robert Simon took a session on Youth Expo 2020 and MR. Stephen focused on Leadership – a Daily Task.
On 4th August, two sessions were held on Constitution of India. Shri R. Wahlang MCS, Executive Maginstrate and BDO, East Khasi hills District took a session on Fundamental Rights. Fr. Robert Simon took a session on Indian Penal Code.
First Semester Classes begin today – Awards given to senior students for 100% attendance
June 11, 2019
11 June 2019 : First Semester students began their new academic year today with a prayer led by Sr. Dr. Sheela Paul, imploring God’s help for a successful academic career, through the welcoming of the Holy Spirit, short meditation and scripture reading.
The thought of the day was given by Fr. Mathew C Paul. examples drawn from real life, he invited the students to understand the power of the ‘Uttered Word’ which can kill a person or make a person’s life better. He said, success should not be measured by the achievements but by the amount of happiness that one has and gives.
This was followed by the Award Ceremony. Fourteen students of first and 2nd year of previous academic year 2018-19 secured 100% attendance and were eligible for a certificate and cash award of 3 months tuition fee.
Ten NCC cadets participated in the XIV Combined Annual Training Camp organised by the 12 Assam Independent Company, Golaghat held at Jorhat from 1-10 June 2019. Two College NCC cadets received special award. Reema Xalxo secured first in the marathon race and Spoken English. Gracy Kujur secured second position in the drawing competition. All participants received merit certificates.
Fr. Jose Palely, Principal, concluded the Assembly session by welcoming the fresh students and presenting the various opportunities the college provides for building skills through various value added courses like Tally Solutions programs, language lab, spoken English etc. He also invited thefirst semester students to secure 100% attendance so that they too can also get awards for regularity.
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“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
March 9, 2019
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.
24 career training participants spend time in market scan
February 26, 2019
22 Feb 2019: The career training Participants were divided into 4 groups based on their career options and were send to the city and the market to interact with the people to get practical inputs on how they could nurture their career options.
Ganggaw Gansa, Nowang Wangsa, Vincent Bhengra, Neha Soreng, Lirdona Engtipi and Chusai Wangsa option for careers based on civil service had interview with Shri Shymal Kr. Gogoi, ADC, Golaghat. In their interaction with the ADC, they learned about the challenges and how to prepare themselves for the various competitive examinations.
Albinus Induwar, Cornel Baghwar, Abhinash Topno, Christopher Lakra, Albin Kerketta, Amrit Surin and Mathias Kunkal, opting for Business Entreprenuers, vistied Tata Motors and Hundai at Rangajan and interacted with the Managers and the staff, and were enlightened on how to embark on a business career.
Rebecca Surin, Basil Xess, Roselima Dhanwar, Sunami Osga and Bangsa Thokdam opting to be professors in academic line, visited the commerce college, Golaghat and interacted with the college professors. In their interaction with the professors, they came to know the need only only to qualify the academic requirements, but also constantly update themselves to provide a challenging learning environment to the students.
Joy Prakash Hereh, Suman Ekka, Joakim Lakra, Boniface Barla and Marianus Samaria opting to be Social Workers, visited the Parivartan NGO, located at Rangajan and interacted with its Director, Mr. Leander Toppo. In their interactions they learnt the need to work out everything systematically and become relevant for the people by acquiring the necessary skills and qualifications.
All returned with great joy and happiness and a sense of success as they could interact and related with qualified people in the profession they aspire to be. All felt that this was a great learning first hand experience for them. Career Trainer, Ms. Sushmita Bora Rongpipi trained them for the Market scan.
Two College Youth attend “Salesian Youth Movement Leaders’ Training Program”
February 19, 2019
11 Feb 19: Felix Bhuyan and Rebecca Surin of Don Bosco College, Golaghat attended two day “Salesian Youth Movement Leaders’ Training Program” at DBIDL, Don Bosco School, Dimapur held on 9-10 February 2019. A Total of 42 Youth from the three Salesian Provinces of North East, Shillong, Guwahati and Dimapur, attended the program. Fr. Robert Simon along with the help of Fr. Antony Kha, Fr. Cletus Pattamkulam, Fr. Peter Salew and Fr. Jossy Mathews, animated the youth leaders. Various input sessions like Knowing Don Bosco, Understanding Salesian Youth Movement, SYM – India in the making, Salesian Youth Spirituality, Preventive system today along with a variety of interactive games, quiz, and cultural programs made the training program a marvelous success. It is very happy to note that Felix and Rebecca from our college took lead roles in the organization of the program activities. We congratulate the organizers and the participants for setting in motion Salesian Youth Movement in our region.
Fr. Nazarius Lakra, Vice Provincial, presides over the Gaand Finale of the College Week Celebrations
January 30, 2019
12 Jan : Rev Fr. Nazarius Lakra, Vice Provincial of Dimapur Province arrived at the parade ground at 10.00 am. He was ushered in by the NCC cadets, Jagritte Sonowal and Amin Topno. Jayenta Chetri, Captain of the Red House Boys and Rebecca Surin, Captain of the Yellow House Girls welcomed the chief guest. On completion of the Inspection of parade, lighting of the Olympic Torch and March past, the Chief Guest addressed the staff and students on the importance of such a celebration in the life of a student. He appreciated the hard work put in by the staff and students and encouraged all to give their best both in co-curricular activities and academic life.
Soon relay race for boys and girls were conducted. This was followed by the best of the events that were held in the previous days.Best of Instrumental by Samuel Purty of Green House, Best of Western Dance Girls by Neha Soreng and team of Green House, Best of Solo by Junmai Wangsu of Red House, Best of Western Dance by Johan Bodra and team of Yellow House, Best of Mime by James Soreng of Red House, Best of English Poetry by Tingmai Wangsu of Yellow House and Best of Assamese Poetry by Tohsina Seyedi of Yellow House. This was followed by the Cultural Dance competition in which Green House secured first, Blue second and Yellow 3rd.
Next was the inter house Tug-O-War contest for both boys and girls and the winners were challenged by the staff. After this the Chief Guest delivered the concluding words, in which he appreciated the wonderful display of sportsmanship and the spirit of unity that everyone displayed. He declared the college week celebrations closed and with the singing of the National Anthem, the college week celebrations came to an end.
The Principal thanked the Chief Guest for his gracious presence, The Coordinating team of Asst. Prof. Micheal Xaxa, Asst. Prof. Shiv Kumar Sharma and Asst. Prof. Anjan Bharali for making all the arrangements and logistics for the college week celebrations and all the house masters, House leaders, Staff and Students for their wonderful collaboration and cooperation to make this a memorable College Week Celebration.
Election of Sports Leaders held in view of the College Week Celebrations
January 19, 2019
3 Jan: On the opening day of the College after the winter vacation, the students were divided into Blue, Green Red and Yellow houses. This is the first time the college week celebration was planned to organise housewise. Soon after the division of the students, the students met together in their respective houses to elect their leaders.
Baba Kurmi from dept of English, 4th Sem and Rebecca Surin from the Dept of Political Science, 2nd sem were elected leaders of Yellow house. Emmanuel Lakra, Dept of Political Science, 4th Sem and Indira Garatti Toppo, Dept of English, 6th Sem were elected leaders of Blue House. Jayanta Cherti, Dept of Education and Shibani Topno, Dept of English both from 6th sem were elected leaders of Red House. Samuel Purty, Dept of English and Angelina Tirkey, Dept of Sociology, both from 6th sem were elected leaders of Green House. We wish the leaders and the house members all success.