Steering the Way - Rector Major in God's Own Country

Bangalore, 2017 Nov 06 Kerela, Day Two - Coming together and sharing is the best thing to happen, said the Rector Major, as he began the second day of visit in the province of Bangalore with the Holy Eucharist at Don Bosco Aluva. The Salesian Family members of Kerala region participated in the Holy Eucharist concelebrated by Father Maria Arokiam, the Regional, Father Joyce, the Provincial, Father Tom Uzhunnalil, Father Horacio Lopez, the secretary of the RM and other Salesian priests. The RM exhorted everyone to be transparent like Jesus. In an exclusive audience with the family members of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Rector Major thanked them for their prayerful support and concern during the agonizing days of Fr Tom with his abductors.  Read More »
Bastin Nellissery

Valedictory Programme at Don Bosco Institute
Guwahati, 2017 Sep 10 September 5, 2017 will remain a red letter day for about 178 Bosconians who have graduated after having completed three months of vocational courses at the Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati. The graduation ceremony began at 9.30 am was graced by the presence of Sr. Augustinet, the Regional Superior of Missionaries of charity along with other two sisters, the Executive Director, the associate and the deputy directors, the staff and students of DBI.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

Youth Pastoral Day at SIGA
Chennai, 2017 Aug 04 SIGA Polytechnic College, a leading institute of Printing Technology in South India, celebrated their Youth Pastoral Day on Wednesday, 26 July 2017. The glittering function was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. John Bosco Lourdusamy SDB, Vice Provincial of the Salesian Province of Chennai, in the presence of Fr. John Christy SDB, Rector, Father P. T. Joseph SDB, Principal, Father Parthibanraj SDB, Director of Deepagam, and Father Mani Lazar SDB, the Province Youth Director.  Read More »

Job placement initiative for youth at Tiruchy
Tiruchy, 2017 Jul 19 'Don Bosco Vazhikaatti,' a centre for career guidance, training and job placement, in the Province of Annai Velankanni - Tiruchy, organized a four days job placement drive for the young people.  Read More »
Lawrence Britto Ashok

Toyota partnerships with Don Bosco to train Youth in Skill Training
Chennai, 2017 Jul 11 Chennai - Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. announced the launch of its distinctive training model T-TEP (BP) at Don Bosco Technical Campus in Chennai, an initiative aimed at creating a pool of talented and skilled professionals for the automobile industry. This is Toyota's fourth institutional tie-up to enhance skill scales in the state of Tamil Nadu.  Read More »

New parent & educator guide to media literacy & fake news
Mumbai, 2017 Jun 02 Palo Alto, CA. (ConnectSafely)., a leading nonprofit internet safety organization, is releasing the Parent & Educator Guide to Media Literacy & Fake News, now available for free online. The guide helps parents and educators understand not how to address the topic of ''fake news,'' but the larger issue of media literacy. With the proliferation of media, it's become difficult to sort through the noise, to know which sources to trust and why.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Team from Don Bosco University wins the fourth place at the ''Smart Indian Hackathon 2017''
Guwahati, 2017 Apr 11 Two teams from Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) were in the final eight of the latest AICTE-organised 'Smart India Hackathon 2017' and one of them was declared winner of the contest, along with three other teams. This ADBU team, named MATRIX, the only team from North East India, was among the winning teams of the contest and it was adjudged fourth. The programme was held on April 09, 2017.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

Don Bosco Technical Institute Park Circus, Kolkata turns Golden
Kolkata, 2016 Dec 10 Don Bosco Technical Institute Park Circus celebrated its Golden Jubilee of service to the young people of the City of Joy, Kolkata, on 3 December 2016. Father Joseph Pauria, the Vice Provincial along with 14 Salesians who served the institute as rectors or superintendents were at the thanks giving Holy Eucharist.  Read More »
Nedungatt Johny

Family, a new focus for the Salesians
Mumbai, 2016 Nov 08 Pope Francis in his apostolic exhortation 'Amoris Laetitia' speaks of families as the primary setting for socialisation, helping the future generation learn issues of primary importance, namely of 'faith', 'hope' and 'charity'. Father Fabio Attard, the Salesian General Councillor for Youth Ministry, in the South Asia Youth Ministry Regional meeting held at Don Bosco Provincial House in Matunga from November 1 to 3, stressed on the importance of the Salesians expanding their scope of focus by including the family unit to their already existing youth-centric ministry.  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

Book Review: Empowering Education in Today's India
Mumbai, 2016 Nov 04 Book Published by Don Bosco Youth Animation - South Asia, New Delhi, Edited by Jesu Pudumai Doss, Sahayadas Fernando and Maria Charles Antonysamy  Read More »
Joaquim Fernandes

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