by Angel Abraham
MATUNGA-MUMBAI, MARCH 28, 2014: On March 27, at five in the evening, Fr. Cleophas Braganza sdb, introduced the Coursera course and explained its significance on online distance education in the presence of Fr. Elson Barretto the Economer and acting Provincial of the Mumbai Salesian Province, and other Salesian religious present in Youth Services office. Fr. Barretto then prayed over the new project taken up by the development office headed by Fr. Savio Silveira sdb in collaboration with the Directors of Don Bosco Youth Services.
Few of the priests proceeded to explore the various courses offered by the site. They recognized the value and easy accessibility which would help not only the youth but everyone who wished to do a course in a stipulated period of time. This initiative was brought out to encourage everyone interested in educating themselves and gaining knowledge through certified courses right from arts, sciences, law, social sciences, languages, psychology and many more.
This initiative was well appreciated by all the Salesian priests and the youth present who believed in the brighter and knowledgeable future of those wiling.