Archdiocese of Ranchi
St. John Bosco - 1975
The house began in 1975 with an Apostolic School and a Technical School which was later shifted to Kokar. At present, there is a Parish with 3 sub-centres for Mass and 1 sub-station with a School and a Hostel. There is also the Don Bosco High School in Hindi Medium. The hosue was canonically erected on 15 October 1975.
Don Bosco, Hatia, started in 1975, is the oldest Salesian house in Chotanagpur. Fr. Guido Coloussi, of happy memories, is the pioneer of this institution and of Salesian presence in Chotanagpur region. In the course of time Don Bosco, Hatia has grown up into a great complex with three distinct but inter-dependant activities: the Apostolic School, Parish, and the Hindi medium High School.
Don Bosco Hatia celebrated the Silver Jubilee of its existence in 2000. It was a moment of celebration for the whole province, as the house of Hatia has given many Salesians to our province as well as to Kolkata province during the 25 years of its existence.
Don Bosco School
The school presently has a total strength of 700 students from Cl. 7 to Cl. 10. Most of them are tribals and belong to the lower strata of society. Don Bosco School has set a high standard in scholastic achievements, extra curricular activities and in the discipline of the boys. It is being rated as one of the top schools of Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand. For many years now, school has witnessed hundred pervent passing rate in the Class 10 Board examinations.
School at Rurungkocha
A new hostel cum school building has been constructed at Rurungkocha, one of the poorest sections of the parish and it has provided a ray of hope to many needy children by taking care of their educational needs. Today the school has the strength of 700 children.
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