WALVANDA, JANUARY 22, 2011: It was a great day for Bosco Jungle camp, Walvanda as the foundation stone for Don Bosco Rural technical center was blessed and laid by Rev.Fr. Michael Fernandez, Provincial of Mumbai province in the presence of a big gathering.
The ceremony began with a prayer lead by Fr. Anaclete D’mello, Director of Bosco Samajik Vikas Sanstha. He briefed to the gathering about the purpose of having a technical centre in Walvanda. Mr. Vijay Gimbhal, Sarpanch of Walvanda Gram Panchayat along with the staff, facilitators and village leaders attended the ceremony.
Later Fr. Provincial had a meeting with BSVS staff and facilitators. Mr. Melvin, CEO BSVS briefed to the Provincial about BSVS programmes and staff. Each staff introduced themselves and about their work to the Provincial. Fr. Provincial has appreciated and acknowledged the new style of initiating development activities in the tribal area by BSVS. He offered his support for the initiatives of BSVS in Walvanda.