SILCHAR, Jan 22 - The annual principals� meet of Don Bosco schools of the province comprising the schools of the group in Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and South Assam was held on the premises of Don Bosco School Silchar on Thursday. The meeting was a part of the three-day annual event which began on January 20.
The meeting held at the auditorium of the school began with the procession of principals, fathers, brothers and sisters of different schools.
In his welcome address, Reverend Father Nelson Joseph, principal of Don Bosco Silchar said that the able guidance by respected fathers, brothers and sisters towards the allround development of the institutions, has helped the schools under the province to progress registering significant success.
�The Don Bosco annual principals� meet is a wonderful opportunity to share ideas and improve upon them,� Father Joseph said. The principal informed that the school has a total of 1,984 students from 25 states of the country and 76 highly qualified teachers.
Congratulating the faculty members of the host institute, Reverend Father Maria Charles, coordinator for education and culture, Southeast Asia, and secretary of the All India Don Bosco Society, mentioned the brave acts of children in saving others� lives and said that these children would be felicitated by the Government of India on the Republic Day on January 26 in New Delhi.
�Living a life for the service of others reflects the essence of true education and every Bosconian must live such a life,� Father Charles said.
Reverend Father George Maliekal, the provincial of the Salesian, lauded the efforts of Brother Mathew and Father Anthony Vellaran for their contribution behind the establishment of the school in Silchar.
The students of the school put forward a colourful cultural programme on the occasion. Brother Reggie, director of BoscoTech Silchar and Father Rafael, vice principal of the school, were among others present on the occasion.