Archdiocese of Ranchi

St. John Bosco - 1975


Historical Perspective


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.


Don Bosco ParishTailoring Centres
Coaching Classes
SHGs for Women
Study Centre for young People
Sponsorship Programmes for poor School going children

From the beginning of its inception, the house of Hatia has offered its services to the students who came from rural areas of Jharkhand, Chattisgarh and Orissa by providing hostel facilities for them. In turn, many boys have followed the call of God and gone on to be part of the big Salesian Family as Priests and Brothers. At present there are 60 boys residing in the boarding.
Archdiocese of Ranchi
1975 - St. John Bosco

High School, Parish, Rurumkocha School, Hostel


Don Bosco Youth Centre
Hatia P.O., Ranchi

(0651) 22 90 766 House
 +91 97 71 83 82 59 P Hilarius Kullu
+91 80 02 18 28 61 P Nazarius Dung Dung
+91 77 62 84 29 29 P Cyprian K
+91 88 26 33 26 64 P Samir T

dbychesag@gmail.com House
kullusdb@gmail.com P Hilarius
nazusdb2@gmail.com P Nazarius D
tirkeysamirsdb26@gmail.com P Samir
cypria@gmail.com P Cyprian
subhash28toppo@gmail.com L Subhash

Salesian Staff

P Dung Dung Nazarius Principal, APP, Cs
P Kullu Cyprian A dmin., APP
P Kullu Hilarius R ector (2015), PP
P Nirmal Toppo A PP
P Samir Tirkey VR & IC. E.M. S., App.
S Anbarasan Balthasar A sst. & Teacher
L Toppo Subash V .Pr, Dean, Cs

Community Activity
Don Bosco
Okhla, Jamia Nagar P.O.
P. B. 9705
New Delhi 110025, India

Website: donboscodelhi.org
Reception: +91 11 26848229, 26321902
Provincial: +91 11 26332699
Economer: +91 11 26820632
FAX: +91 11 26820632