A Leap towards Standardization
“A Leap towards Standardization” a full day seminar for Don Bosco Technical Institutes was conducted at Don Bosco IMAGE, Kochi, on 19th November, 2011.
DBTech is the largest single organisation in India giving quality technical training in formal and non formal training is only second only to the central Government of India. Spread across the length and breadth of India in major cities and remote villages DB Tech empower a large number of youngsters to find a living by inserting themselves in the fast advancing technological development in the world
DB Tech which has its motto as Skilling India, plays a major role in nation building. This is achieved by collaborating with other like -minded NGO’s and Ministry of Rural Development and Technical Training Organisations.
Keeping in mind the need to standardise the technical training being imparted, DB Tech organises Evaluation and Standardisation seminars in different parts of the country periodically.
Fr. Joyson Mulavarickal welcomed the gathering while Fr. Shibu sdb, the head of Technical Commission Bangalore Province inaugurated the programme. In his inaugural address he appreciated the initiatives and interests shown by the staff and managements of institutions in participating, and he explained the relevance of the theme in the present time.
Mr. Tom Stantly animated the group with visual aids, group discussions and participatory activities. “I am very much satisfied about the seminar and I feel very positive about the growth of our technical institutions in the future” said Mr. George from Vaduthala.
In the concluding session Fr. Shibu presented the diverse activities of technical institutes in national and provincial level.
“It was very conducive place for a programme of this sort and we enjoyed both the sessions as well as the atmosphere at Don Bosco IMAGE” remarked Mr. Vijan a participant.
All the delegates of day had a pleasure trip through the Arabian Sea to conclude the day.
Don Bosco Enters Cochin: DB Vennala Leads the Way
The relic of St John Bosco was presented for veneration at St George’s Forane Church, Edappally from 06.45 to 09.00 a.m. on 3 October.
Don Bosco received a unique welcome at Don Bosco, Vennala. Keeping with its cultural bearings Don Bosco was presented with a typical cultural performance. After the prayer service, members of nearly 15 institutions venerated Don Bosco according to a schedule prepared in advance. Audio-visual shows on Don Bosco were also arranged. The cheerful and self-sacrificing spirit displayed by everyone on the campus was indeed remarkable and inspiring. Mar Sebastian Adayanthrath, auxiliary bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese, presided over the Eucharist at 06.30 pm. There was a continuous flow of faithful throughout the day: it is estimated that over 15000 people prayed at the relic that day. The inmates of Don Bosco, Vennala kept vigil the whole night and concluded it with the Holy Eucharist early morning on 4 October.