Father Cyriac awarded Gold Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Skill Development of Youth

Dimapur, 2015 Aug 31 DIMAPUR: On the 69th Independence Day celebrations held in Itanagar, the Chief Minister Shri Nabam Tuki announced the awarding of five gold medals, ten silver medals and thirteen commendation certificates for meritorious services rendered. Among the gold-medal recipients was Father Cyriac Pulinthanathumalayil, the founder-director of Don Bosco Youth Centre in Itanagar for ``outstanding contribution to skill development of youth``.  Read More »
Anthony Christudoss

Salesian South Asian Formation Commission meets at Chennai
Hyderabad, 2015 Aug 31 Ongoing formation of Salesians, a holistic formation to youth pastoral and lay collaboration, and formation of formators were the key elements discussed and deepened during the South Asian Formation Commission (SAFC) meeting held at the Salesian Provincial House, Chennai from August 25 to 28, 2015. Besides the formation delegates from the Provinces and the SPCSA representatives, present for this annual programme were Father Ivo Coelho, the General Councillor for Formation and Father Chrys Saldanha from the Department in Rome. The meeting was coordinated by Father Loddy Pires, the Regional Formation Delegate for South Asia.  Read More »
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SACHIN TENDULKAR BATS FOR SHELTER DON BOSCO
Mumbai, 2015 Aug 26 Tendulkar visited Shelter Don Bosco, Matunga on August 25 and met the scores of disadvantaged children, who are cared for and loved by the Salesians of Don Bosco.  Read More »
Fernandes Joaquim

Salesian Provincial Conference of South Asia meets in Bangaluru
Bangalore, 2015 Aug 26 Don Bosco Provincial House Bangalore was privileged to host the 25th SPCSA (Salesian Provincial Conference of South Asia) Council on 21-22 August, 2015. All the members of the SPCSA Council - the Regional Councillor Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, eleven Provincials of the various provinces of India, the Superior of the Superior of the Vice Province of Sri Lanka and the Secretary of SPCSA - were present for the meeting. The Council began its two-day programme with the specially prepared Lauds at 7 am on 21st followed by the Holy Eucharist presided over by the Regional Councillor. The official inauguration was at 9 am on 21st with a prayer service. Father Joyce Francis welcomed the august gathering and Father Maria Arokiam Kanaka inaugurated the meeting with a brief inaugural message.  Read More »
VALARKOTE Mathew

Tripura Salesian Family rallies around Youth for the Bicentenary Finale
Silchar, 2015 Aug 18 Curtains came down on the year long celebrations of Don Bosco`s birth bicentenary with a region level two-day Youth Meet at Tripura`s capital city, Agartala, 15-16 August 2015. Church personnel cutting across congregations joined the 1500-strong youth that gathered at Don Bosco Agartala for the finale of the celebrations.  Read More »
Joseph Pulinthanath

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates Don Bosco Social-Technical Institute
Guwahati, 2015 Aug 17 Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, an alumnus of Don Bosco High School, Dibrugarh, on 16th August 2015 inaugurated the Don Bosco Socio-Technical Institute at Tezpur in Assam`s Sonitpur district as part of the concluding programme of the Bicentenary Celebration of the Birth of Don Bosco of Guwahati Province. The concluding programme of the province brought together 500 youth leaders from the Salesian parishes and centres.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

CELEBRATING DON BOSCO THROUGH FILMS
Mumbai, 2015 Aug 13 The Don Bosco International Short Film festival held on August 8, celebrated the bicentenary birth of the great saint, reminding the youth of the values he stood for. Twenty inspirational films for the young were screened simultaneously across 55 venues in 18 states organised by Boscom, South Asia.  Read More »
Fernandes Joaquim

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Praises Don Bosco`s System of Education
Guwahati, 2015 Aug 10 Speaking at the Don Bosco Bicentenary Educational Seminar to conclude the Bicentenary Celebration of the Birth of Don Bosco of the Guwahati Province at the Machkhowa Pragjyoti ITA Centre for Performing Arts Union Minister for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Saturday 8th August laid stress on introducing moral education and civics in the country`s educational curriculum. Besides promoting the message of love and feeling of oneness, India should be made the best place to live in and also a super power, he said.  Read More »
Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan

MEGA TALENT SHOW
Chennai, 2015 Aug 08 In an awesome display of youthful talents, over a thousand boys and girls from twenty different Don Bosco institutions in Chennai vied with each other at the Don Bosco Mega Talent Show, Season 3, held at the Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts (DBICA), Kilpauk, on 07 August 2015.  Read More »
KUMPILUVELIL Louis

DON BOSCO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA
Mumbai, 2015 Aug 05 Twenty films from eight countries including India, will be represented at the Don Bosco Bicentenary International Short Film Festival of India (DBISFFI). And this Saturday, simultaneously at 55 locations all over India, these 20 films will be screened from 9 am to 6 pm to decide the winners. In Mumbai, the Festival will be held at the Don Bosco International School Hall in Matunga, with film producer Mahesh Bhatt as the Chief Guest.  Read More »
Fernandes Joaquim



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A national network of Don Bosco Technical Institutions in India for constructive collaboration in the area of skill development and employment with government departments, industries, financial institution, training experts, planning and development wizards.
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