05 Feb 2023-Don Bosco ITI Principals’ Meeting, Don Bosco Skills Mission, Bangalore

On 5th February 2022 the Principals of Don Bosco ITIs across the country come together at Don Bosco Skills Mission, Bangalore for presentation of initiatives and activities. Quality time was spent together with lot of sharing and discussion on various useful topics pertaining to ITI training as well as other matters. 25 of the 29 training(ITI) institutions came together and it was coordinated by Fr. George Mathew, the Executive Director of Don Bosco Tech India. Fr. Davis M J, the president of Don Bosco Tech India was also present on the occasion and made contributions by way of positive interventions.  

The day’s program began at 9.15 A M with a short prayer by Fr. Noble George after which Fr. George Mathew gave a briefing on the day’s program. Br. Tom C J, the convener of Don Bosco ITI consortium gave a short welcome speech in which he emphasized on the need of continuous accompaniment by Don Bosco Tech and a proactive and result oriented response from each of the ITI. This was followed by a presentation by Fr. Noble George on vocational skill training interventions. During this everyone had a better understanding of NSQF and NEP which were implemented recently (NSQF in 2013 and NEP in 2020).

Fr. George Mathew brought to the notice of everyone that very few were accessing the BOONFACE (Bosco Online Facilitation Center) and as a result Don Bosco Tech doesn’t get training and other data from the training centers.

There was a presentation on modern welding by Lincoln Electric Welding school by Mr. Clifford. Later on in the afternoon Mr. Ravi Kumar presented and explained all the aspects of welding and the certification by India Institute of welding. Representatives from Japanese Chamber of Commerce too had come and gave a presentation on the possibility of jobs in Japan.

Fr. Davis M J, the provincial of New Delhi province, said that Don Bosco Tech together with the Salesians play a very important role in the lives of the poor young people across the county. There is a choice for the young people in our centers and many are being helped out. He also said that we all need to give the best for the poor without compromising.

At the end of the ay Fr. Joseph Elevenal, the director of DBSM concluded the day by giving a briefing of all that took place during the day. He expressed his gratitude to everyone for the active participation and valuable contribution.

Br. Tom C J, Principal

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