1. Department of Economics - Seminar

The Department of Economics, Don Bosco College, Tura organized a seminar on 11 July, 2018 in the college premises to celebrate the World Population Day. The theme of the celebration 2018 is “Family Planning is a Human Right”. In an attempt to create awareness on these and other related issues,the Economics Honours students of the 1st,3rd and 5th Semesters displayed posters and slogans on the theme. Fr.Bivan Rodriques Mukhim, Principal, Don Bosco College, Tura spoke on the importance of the day highlighting the alarming rate of population growth which if unchecked would eventually lead to depletion of resources and give rise to the problems of unemployment and poverty. Prof.Siddharta Roy, HOD, Department of Economics elaborated on the situations in China and Japan, two other Asian giants having high GDP and high population and a comparison of India’s population scenario with these countries. The students of the 5th semester presented papers on the topics “Family Planning is a Human Right”, “World Population Growth and its Effects”, “India’s Population Growth and its effects” and Population growth –its causes and effects.”

2. Department of Economics – World Population Day

The Department of Economics and Zoology of Don Bosco College, Tura organized a day long programme on July 11, 2017 on the occasion of World Population Day. The programme was conceived of two parts: an Intra- College Poster Competition on the Theme of the World Population Day, 2017- “Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations”. Students from all the streams took part in the Poster Competition. The three best posters were awarded certificate of merit. The event started with an inaugural function at 11.30 AM with a presentation of bouquet to the Quiz Master Shri Viswam K.C., Principal Kendriya Vidyalaya,Tura. Prof. Siddharta Roy, Department of Economics delivered a welcome speech followed by Ajanta Dev, Convenor of the programme, who delivered her speech on the theme of the World Population Day. Rev.Fr.George Plattotham, Rector, also spoke on the occasion followed by the speech of Rev.Fr. Bivan R. Mukhim,Principal,Don Bosco College,Tura.Vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Tenang Marak, Department of Zoology