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Member of Parliament visits St. Joseph's ITI
30/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8384
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Youth, Salesian Family, Youth Groups, SPCSA, Salesian Society

For 476 boys undergoing skills training at St. Joseph's Industrial Training Institute (SJITI) the presence of VIP visitors to the institute is a common sight. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship had paid a visit in September 2016, a team from the World Bank had visited in March 2017 to understand how training was imparted. So it came as no surprise that Member of Parliament and Chairperson of the Parliamentary National Skills Commission Dr. Kirit Somaiya decided to visit SJITI on June 21. . Read More

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Remedial Training for Teachers
29/06/2017.  Chennai #N.8382
Posted by MATTHEWS Dominic , Chennai
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Salesian Family, Language and Cultures, Youth Groups, Social Life, Youth at Risk, Counselling, Life and Health, Mental Health, Psychology, Salesian Society, Education, DBYES

A scientifically designed Remedial teaching training programme was jointly organized by NIRAIVAGAM - Don Bosco Institute for Psychological Services in collaboration with NANDAVANAM - Centre for Remedying Learning Difficulties for 45 teachers of Salesian Schools in Vellore region on 23 - 24 June 2017 at Don Bosco Mat. School, Katpadi. The workshop is for 8 days in a modular format of 2 days every month spread over 4 months. . Read More

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Helping Identify and Kick the Drug Habit
24/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8377
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
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The World Health Organisation has estimated that 250 million children world-over are affected by tobacco consumption. Its figures such as these, and other's published in India, pointing to over 90 percent children in certain Indian states using tobacco and well over 50 percent opting for alcohol, cannabis and other inhalants, that has prompted the Don Bosco Research Centre (DBRC), under the leadership of Father Ajoy Fernandes to undertake a three-year-long study on substance abuse among school children, the findings of which have been published in a book penned by Father Fernandes, entitled ''Preventing Substance Abuse Among School Children'' a manual for teachers, being launched by Cardinal Oswald Gracias on June 29 in Mumbai.. Read More

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Mumbai Salesians Leaders of Communities and Commissions Meet
24/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8376
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
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The two day meeting for the Leaders of Communities and members of the various Commissions of the Salesian Province of Mumbai was organized at the Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga on 21-22 June, 2017. Over 85 Salesian priests and brothers, with a few lay collaborators participated in this orientation/planning meet.. Read More

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Don Bosco Tech awarded for Training Rural Youth
22/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8375
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
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Delhi: Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is one of the schemes of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) - Government of India. These schemes work with the vision of transforming rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce. These programmes are focused on poor rural youth between the ages of 15 to 35. . Read More

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BOSCO, Bangalore Receives Mother Teresa Memorial National Award 2017
22/06/2017.  Bangalore #N.8373
Posted by Bastin Nellissery, Bangalore
News in Education and Culture, Youth, Media, Youth Groups, Youth at Risk, Success Story, Social Development, BOSCO, BOSCO Out Reach

The Newspaper Association of Karnataka in collaboration with BNM Institute of Technology, (Bangalore), honored BOSCO, Bangalore, by conferring on it the 'Mother Teresa Memorial National Award 2017,' during a ceremony at BNM Institute of Technology, (Bangalore), on June 1, 2017.. Read More

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RMG - Fr Thomas Pallithanam appointed Salesian Representative at UN
21/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8370
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
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(ANS Rome) - Fr Thomas Pallithanam, Indian Salesian of the Hyderabad Province, shall be the next representative of the Rector Major and the General Council at the United Nations (UN). He will be under the responsibility and accompaniment of the Councilor for Youth Pastoral in collaboration with the General Council for Missions and with the Economer General.. Read More

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AIR's FM Rainbow Channel's tribute to Shelter Don Bosco
19/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8367
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai
News in Youth Groups, Youth at Risk, SPCSA, Salesian Society

For over three decades, Shelter Don Bosco, a Non Governmental Organisation set up and run by the Salesian Society in the Province of Mumbai has been the beacon of light and hope for street children - with no hope - in our bustling metropolis of Mumbai. This programme has been produced by Mrs Ujawala Srinivas, Programme Director at All India Radio.The broadcast is on June 23rd at 10pm on the national hookup on MW 1044 khz or 287.3 mtrs. It can also be heard on FM Rainbow on 107.1 mhz. . Read More

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Holistic Youth Ministry at Don Bosco Institute - Guwahati
17/06/2017.  Guwahati #N.8366
Posted by Mukhim Rodrigues Bivan, Guwahati
News in Youth, Youth Groups, SPCSA, Social Ministry, Salesian Society

A Two-day animation programme was organised for the Youth Ministry Teams of both Shillong as well as Guwahati Provinces at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati on 16-17 June 2017. The theme of the animation programme is ''Towards a Holistic Youth Ministry'' and it was animated by the Don Bosco Youth Animation (DBYA) South Asia.. Read More

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Salesian College ladies win 7 medals at NBU convocation
15/06/2017.  Mumbai #N.8365
Posted by Joaquim Fernandes, Mumbai  - 1 Comments
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Kolkata, Siliguri - At 47th Annual Convocation of North Bengal University (NBU) held on 2nd June 2017 at Siliguri - out of 161 medals awarded to Post Graduate students of 2016 batch from 47 affiliated Colleges, Salesian College students and faculty, all ladies, bagged seven medals.. Read More

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