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Don Bosco Network-South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains 1.59 Million Across India
03/07/2020.  INB #N.9418
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Administration, Agencies, BOSCO, Development Office, Disasters, Procure, Projects, Social Ministry, SPCSA, The Regional


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

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Regional Councilor for South Asia Father Biju Michael Intends ''to transform lives of half a million young people''
26/06/2020.  INB #N.9415
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai  - 3 Comments
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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

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COVID-19 Relief Work by Don Bosco Ashalayam New Delhi Benefits 35, 000
19/06/2020.  INN #N.9411
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
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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

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Don Bosco Green Alliance Launches 'Rethink, Reconnect, Renew' Campaign
05/06/2020.  INB #N.9391
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
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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

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Chennai Salesians 'Relief With Dignity' Sustains Migrants
05/06/2020.  INB #N.9390
Posted by Chris Valentino, Mumbai
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Agronomy/Agrotech, Development Office, Disasters, Marginalized, Projects, Social Development, Social Ministry


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

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Indian Salesian Father Joshtrom Kureethadam Appointed Head of Laudato Si Year
30/05/2020.  INC #N.9382
Posted by Nirmol Toppo, Kolkata
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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

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Don Bosco Network South Asia COVID-19 Solidarity Relief Sustains Scores of Homebound Migrants
19/05/2020.  INN #N.9371
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
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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

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Shillong Salesians COVID-19 Relief Aids Vulnerable Needy in NorthEast India
09/05/2020.  INS #N.9359
Posted by Michael Makri, Shillong
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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

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Radio Salesian & Salesian TV YouTube Channel Offer North Bengal University Subjects
03/05/2020.  INC #N.9355
Posted by Paul CHERUTHOTTUPURAM, Kolkata  - 2 Comments
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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

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BOSCO Delhi COVID-19 Solidarity Benefits 71, 008 Individuals & 13, 745 Families in North India
26/04/2020.  INN #N.9348
Posted by Thoombalan Babu Varghese, New Delhi
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The Salesian Province of New Delhi [INN]under the banner of BOSCO Delhi, with COVID-19 solidarity initiatives from 20 communities in different States of North India, provided meals to more than 71,008 individuals supporting 13,745 families in need. The initiative'Stronger Together in Solidarity' is a concerted effort to fight and overcome the life-threatening Corona Virus.. Read More

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