Don Bosco Network-South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains 1.59 Million Across India

Mumbai, 2020 Jul 03 India has 220,114 active cases of COVID-19 and 17400 deaths as of 01 July 2020 (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI). News flashes and ambulance sirens cause stress levels to rise. Few states in the country continue to impose lockdowns to control the escalating cases of infection, while most others have lifted restrictions. Though people can now come out into public and are free to move around, things are no longer the same. Livelihoods have vanished for a huge population of daily wagers across the country, affecting their very survival. For most middle-class people, incomes have been affected. Regular commodities are more expensive and petrol prices soaring. In the midst of this very volatile situation, the Don Bosco Network through its 11 Don Bosco planning and development partners (PDOs) across various states, geographies, cultures and economies, is keeping its ear to the ground, listening carefully to conversations for indications coming from the people. To be effectively helpful in the current context, we require to understand and formulate responses to various situations. The Don Bosco Network across India is doing just that.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Regional Councilor for South Asia Father Biju Michael Intends ''to transform lives of half a million young people''
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 26 The General Chapter 28 has profoundly renewed the General Council of the Salesian Congregation. For this reason, today we begin, with Father Biju Michael, Regional Councilor for South Asia, a series of interviews designed to get to know the new Councilors who assist the Rector Major in the animation and government of the Congregation a little better.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

COVID-19 Relief Work by Don Bosco Ashalayam New Delhi Benefits 35, 000
New Delhi, 2020 Jun 19 Since the beginning of the pandemic in India, through the lockdown period and till today, Don Bosco Ashalayam, New Delhi has continued COVID-19 relief works without either a stop or pause, which has benefitted over 35000 poor people.  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Don Bosco Green Alliance Launches 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew' Campaign
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 05 On 05 June 2020, 46th World Environment Day, Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from the Salesian Family institutions, who contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, launched a new campaign 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew'. This campaign will be run throughout the ongoing Laudato S�' Year. Father Savio Silveira-Convener Don Bosco Green Alliance addressed a letter on the launch of the new campaign to the Alliance Members.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Chennai Salesians 'Relief With Dignity' Sustains Migrants
Mumbai, 2020 Jun 05 The devastating COVID-19 gobal pandemic triggered off a humanitarian criss of unprecedented proportions across the globe. It was more severe in India, where people migrate in search of jobs and livelihood almsot on a daily basis. These were left stranded, distressed and desolate in the wake of the COVID-19. In this deplorable scenario, the Chennai Salesians [INM], through theier Province Planning and Development Office [PDO], conceived of a novel idea to sustain these vulnerable stranded.  Read More »
Chris Valentino

Indian Salesian Father Joshtrom Kureethadam Appointed Head of Laudato Si Year
Kolkata, 2020 May 30 The Vatican has appointed Indian Salesian Father Joshtrom Kureethadam SDB the coordinator of the Sector on Ecology and Creation. Father Kureethadam is to coordinate plans to materialize the visions of Laudato Si as Pope Francis has announced 24 May 2020 to 24 May 2021 as a special year of the papal encyclical.  Read More »
Nirmol Toppo

Don Bosco Network South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains Scores of Homebound Migrants
New Delhi, 2020 May 19 In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic catastrophe, Bosconet - Don Bosco Network South Asia has managed a massive quantum of solidarity relief. Finding innovative ways to help the vulnerable marginalized, especially migrants cope with long-term challenges, the Don Bosco Network through its 354 institutions, registered as NGOs across India,has fed the penniless poor, sheltered the stranded, with reassurance and preventive education. .  Read More »
Thoombalan Babu Varghese

Shillong Salesians COVID-19 Relief Aids Vulnerable Needy in NorthEast India
Shillong, 2020 May 09 The Salesians of St. John Paul II Province [INS] are bringing COVID-19 relief aid to the most needy and vulnerable people in the towns and villages of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and some areas of Assam (Silchar) in the North Eastern region of India.  Read More »
Michael Makri

Radio Salesian & Salesian TV YouTube Channel Offer North Bengal University Subjects
Kolkata, 2020 May 03 In the wake of extended and potentially prolonged lock down due to corona virus pandemic, Radio Salesian and Salesian TV offer broadcast and podcast lessons prepared for the syllabus of University of North Bengal's (NBU) Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes. Radio Salesian 90.8 FM - the Voice of the Hills - established in 2016 is the only college campus radio of North Bengal and entire Northeast India. The virtual launch of 'Radio Edu Pods' - the mass education project for college students - an initiative of Radio Salesian 90.8 FM and Salesian TV was held, 01 May 2020 in the virtual presence of NBU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Subires Bhattacharyya, NBU Registrar Dr. Dilip Kumar Sarkar, NBU Secretary of Under Graduate Council Dr Nupur Das and Principal of Salesian College Sonada/Siliguri Dr. Father George Thadathil.  Read More »
Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM


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Don Bosco Renewal Centre, Bangalore, (formerly known as Don Bosco Yuva Prachodini) is a Salesian National Training Centre that offers courses in ongoing formation for priests, religious and laity.
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Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures [DBCIC] is a unique venture of the Salesians of Don Bosco in North East India to develop expert facilities for the preservation and promotion of numerous beautiful and diverse indigenous cultures of the region, of India in particular and in communion with indigenous cultures anywhere in the world.
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