New research centre for sustainable development to be set at Don Bosco

Media Release

Mumbai, Feb 15: Don Bosco Institute of Technology at its recently concluded International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Development 2015 has brought together Researchers, Government, Corporates and NGOs to highlight and discover technologies that will lead to economical and sustainable development for the common man in India.

The outcome of the conference has resulted in plans to set up, with corporate partnership, a research centre for stainable development at its campus at Kurla, Mumbai.

The focus of the new centre will initially be in five areas of significance that is energy, transportation, water, waste management and agriculture. Over 80 research papers/studies in these focus areas were presented by researchers and academicians from India and abroad at the conference.

“This initiative is part of the golden jubilee celebrations of our campus and the bicentennial celebrations of the birth of our founder Don Bosco. It was with an action orientation that we had created this International conference to give an opportunity to researchers, students, corporates and NGOs to showcase their findings through projects/studies done by them in the field of technology for sustainable development. We are inviting industry partnership for research projects at the Centre for Sustainable Development”, informed Fr Adolph Furtado, rector, Don Bosco centre for Learning at the closing of the conference on February 6.

Some of the Corporates like GROHE Germany, IBM, Volkswagen, Toyota, Ford, Tata Motors , Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Edith Cowan University Australia, Godrej, Tejas Networks and Mahanagar Gas have been supporting projects on the campus.

Brief on Don Bosco Centre of Learning (DBCL) Kurla Mumbai:

Don Bosco Centre of Learning (DBCL) Kurla Mumbai ensures Vocational skills, Technical and Higher Education for youth to empower them for a Sustainable Future.

On its 50th Anniversary and also Bicentenary of the birth of its founder Don Bosco, DBCL, one of the most important contributors to the field of general, management, technical and industrial education, has raised the bench mark in higher education and vocation skills space by successfully organizing the International Conference on Technologies for Sustainable Development from 4-6 February, 2015.

The Campus has five world class Institutes in the engineering, technical, hospitality and management fields and also has a Centre for Social Change.

The Institutes are:
1965 St. Joseph’s Industrial Training Institution (SJITI),
1998 Don Bosco Maritime Academy (DBMA),
2001 Don Bosco Institute Technology (DBIT) (Engineering in Electronics, Telecommunication, Computers, Information Technology, Mechanical)
2008 Don Bosco College (DBC) for Hospitality Studies, Mass Media and Management Studies
2010 Don Bosco Institute of Management & Research (DBIMR) for Masters in Management Studies

All these Institutes are affiliated with or recognized by Government bodies such as the NCVT, AICTE, DTE and the University of Mumbai (with the exception of DBMA).

For further information, please contact:
Lydia D’Sa
Advisor Marketing Communications & PR
Don Bosco Institute of Technology
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