ABOUT House

Began
1977
Canonical Erection
05/07/1974
Patron
St. Joseph
Diocese
Kolkata Archdiocese

HISTORY

The community of Don Bosco Tangra is the centre of a variety of activities : Don Bosco School of Graphic Arts, Catechetical and Multi-media Centres. In 1977 the Post-Novitiate Training Centre for the Salesian Brothers was inaugurated here but was shifted in Kalyani in 1982

Don Bosco School of Graphic Arts: trains poor boys in the Printing trade. It was started in 1976 and prepares students for the I.T.I. Examination

Don Bosco Catechetical & Multimedia Centre: in the national Salesian Catechetical Centre inaugurated in 1977. Annually it conducts around 12 seminars, animation programmes for updating teachers/ catechists (over 600 participants in all). The centre’s staff is available for catechetical animation programmes. A.V. aids are prepared and made available by the centre. Besides the centre has the facility for orientation programmes for schools/ parishes and a mobile unit of catechetical/AV programmes.

Address - 52, Radhanath Chowdhury Road, Tangra, Kolkata 700015
Mission

of the House

youth

young at risk (yar)

community development

technical institutions

social communication