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New Record in Mechanised Paddy Transplanting; Agricultural Revolution in Goa
09/07/2021.  Panjim #N.9709
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Agronomy/Agrotech, Social Development, Success Story


Father George Quadros breaks his record by planting paddy saplings over 1.15 lac sq. metres. Last year, the same feat had only 56,000 sq. meters covered. Father Quadros planted the saplings in 12 hours using the machinery on July 8, 2021, in the village of Curtorim Maina in South Goa. He has initiated a revolution in agriculture in the state of Goa; The fallow land has turned into a land of a bountiful harvest. . Read More

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Don Bosco College of Agriculture Produces Organic Jaggery
15/04/2021.  Panjim #N.9645
Posted by Francis Xavier, Panjim
News in Agronomy/Agrotech, Education Higher , Life and Health


Don Bosco College of Agriculture (DBCA), Sulcorna, has successfully produced 150 kgs. of chemical-free organic jaggery from sugarcane grown on campus using only organic manure and pesticides. . Read More

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TRADITIONAL CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM: Virasat - The Heritage
11/12/2020.  New Delhi #N.9545
Posted by George Mathew, New Delhi
News in Agronomy/Agrotech, Don Bosco Tech India, Skills Training, Social Development


Lockdown of varying degrees is one reality due to the pandemic. But going beyond that to a learning process using available resources of mobile telephony was something new for the pineapple farmers and processors of Assam. The partnership between FICCI and Don Bosco Tech Society made it possible for them. It was surely different, useful and engaging and hopefully futuristic. . Read More

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Chennai Salesians 'Relief With Dignity' Sustains Migrants
05/06/2020.  Mumbai #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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Father Joseph Pauria SDB made first Santhal Provincial of oldest Indian Salesian Province
16/12/2019.  Mumbai #N.9237
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
News in BOSCO Out Reach, Administration, Agronomy/Agrotech, Art Forms, BOSCO, Social Ministry


Kolkata A communique released from Kolkata Salesian Province at noon on Sunday 15th December 2019 announced the appointment of 17th Provincial of oldest Salesian province of India - Calcutta. . Read More

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Coadjutor Salesian Alex Gonsalves recieves NAPSWI Lifetime Achievement Award
15/11/2015.  Mumbai #N.7645
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Language and Cultures, Media, The Regional, Profiles, Projects, Social Life, Ecology, Success Story, Social Development, Social Ministry, Lifestyle, Agronomy/Agrotech, Salesian Society, Missions


Brother Alex Gonsalves of Mumbai was recognised by the National Association of Professional Social Workers with a Lifetime Achievement award, for his work in promoting rain-water harvesting and afforestation in Ahmednagar.. Read More

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International Conference on Technologies for sustainable development held
17/03/2015.  Mumbai #N.7442
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Youth, Education Higher , Agencies, Projects, Ecology, Education Technical, Social Development, Social Ministry, Self Help Groups, Lifestyle, Agronomy/Agrotech, Education, DB-Bicentenary


Caring, for youth and environment, is a focus area of the Salesians of Don Bosco worldwide, based on the sound belief that growth must be environmentally sound and widespread to reduce poverty and build collective prosperity for present and future generations. And measures to accomplish it are ongoing at every Don Bosco Institution in India and abroad. At Don Bosco Kurla, an International Conference ''Technologies for Sustainable Development'' on a significantly large scale was held from 4-6 February, 2015 befitting the 50th Anniversary of the Campus at Kurla and also the Bicentenary of the birth of its founder Don Bosco. The Conference resulted in the setting up of a research Centre for Social Development on the campus.. Read More

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First Catholic College of Agriculture in India Opened
24/10/2014.  Chennai #N.7272
Posted by KUMPILUVELIL Louis, Chennai
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Education Higher , Agronomy/Agrotech, DB-Bicentenary


Don Bosco College of Agriculture, the first Catholic College of Agriculture in India, was inaugurated by the Salesian Provincial Fr. Jayapalan Raphael SDB at Sagayathottam, near Chennai, on 24 October, in the presence of Bishop P. Soundararaju of Vellore and a large gathering of priests, religious, well-wishers and students. . Read More

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Rural life exposure Camp at Walvanda
01/09/2014.  Mumbai #N.7199
Posted by Lowe Glenford, Mumbai
News in Youth, Language and Cultures, Youth Groups, Festivals, Social Life, Ecology, Religion, Marginalized, Social Development, Lifestyle, Agronomy/Agrotech


SYM (Salesian Youth Movement)- Don Bosco Youth Services organized a rural life exposure camp cum outreach trip to Walvanda, Jawahar Tehsil, Thane district for a group of youngsters from August 29-31, 2014. The aim of the camp was to experience the life of the Warli tribes living in Walvanda, acquire knowledge by interacting with them, and to have an adventurous trip at the same time. . Read More

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Alaihal MEDIA's ''Photo Expo 2014''
11/03/2014.  Tiruchy #N.6991
Posted by Thamburaj Vincent, Tiruchy
News in Youth, Media, Social Life, Ecology, Lifestyle, Agronomy/Agrotech


Alaihal MEDIA, Trichy is organizing PHOTO EXPO 2014, a Photo Contest for all those interested in Photography. The theme of the contest is ''Agriculture'' in keeping with the theme of the international Year celebrated by the UN, ''Family Farming''. The contest is open to all, with an entree fee of Rs. 100.00. . Read More

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New Record in Mechanised Paddy Transplanting; Agricultural Revolution in Goa
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Chennai Salesians `Relief With Dignity` Sustains Migrants
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