Monday, May 9, 2011


Patrick Corda
BORIVILI, MAY 9, 2011: Don Bosco Technical Training Institute, Borivili celebrated Mothers Day. A program specially organized by Fr. Anthony Santarita, the Director of the Institute for the parents of the students of Sankalp Batch-5 who are training in Hotel Management supported by Accenture, ITC Welcomgroup of Hotels, and DB Tech. The main purpose of this program was to have a meeting with the parents and to deliver the progress of the students in the thirty six days of the three months training program.

Since the program was held on May 8, that is Mothers Day, the Director thought about making it special. The program was very well organized under the guidance and supervision of the Director. He personally sat with the students preparing the scripts, guiding them in their dance practice and other arrangements.

The day started by welcoming the chief guests Fr. Savio Dsouza from Nashik, and Ms. Vasanti Bedegar, Placement coordinator, DB Tech Mumbai. A prayer dance followed by the lighting of the lamp by Fr. Anthony Santarita, Fr. Savio Dsouza, Mrs. Appolin Casdik, faculty Houskeeping, Ms. Vasanti Bedegar, a Mother of one of the students, and a Student of Batch- 5. After which they were all presented with a rose. Fr. Savio gave an encouraging speech, and mentioned that he was happy to see all that was happening in the Institute. He also appreciated Fr. Anthony for all that he had planned for the marginalized students. A PPT of the students in action, with a song Papa Khaitye Hai and Maa Pyarri Maa was dedicated to both the students and their Mothers by Mr. Premnath Shinde (ITES Faculty).

There were dances performed by the students with breath taking fashion parade in the end. Fr. Anthony then invited the faculty members on the stage and shared with the parents his appreciation for the work done by them. Two of the students shared their experiences and mentioned how their training program was going on. Four parents were asked to give their views about the training programme and the changes they noticed in their children.

Two of the students had a sandwich counter and soft drinks were served at the bar counter, while Bakery Chef. John Patrao prepared some sweets. The entire place was set by Mr. Sachin Pyati (Faculty Welding) Br. Sachin(BBH) Mr. Raju Jaiswal (Faculty Automobile) Mr. Deepak Lala (Faculty F&B Service) Br. Richard Burkhaw who handled the entire sound system with peppy songs, Mr. Sanjay Mehta (Faculty English) capturing the moment in his camera and not forgetting the man who saw that everything went well by coordinating with the students and staff Mr. Dayanand patil (Coordinator Sankalp Project).
There were almost sixty five students and thirty parents who will never forget this Day.

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