Making an impact in the ministry for the Young at risk for the last four decades and more through its Anbu Illam (A Home of Love) project, the Salesian Province of Chennai has completed a decade of service at the Don Bosco Young at Risk Aftercare and Short Stay Home located in Chennai. The 10th Anniversary celebration of the Don Bosco Young at Risk Aftercare and Short Stay Home was held on February 16 in Chennai. 

Salesian Family member Sister Seli Thomas of Sisters of Mary Immaculate won the inaugural Sisters Anti-Trafficking Awards (SATA) 2023. The nun, Sister Seli, a member of Sisters of Mary Immaculate in Krishnagar, West Bengal, received the award at a function in London on October 31, along with two other nuns from Nigeria and Thailand.

08 Decent work and economic growth
- Fr. C.M. Paul SDB

In a powerful demonstration of unity and unwavering dedication to safeguarding the Rights of Children, Dimapur, Nagaland, witnessed an inspiring walkathon organized by AIDA for a Child-Friendly Dimapur on September 23. The event was designed to raise awareness about the fundamental rights of children, foster community solidarity, and champion the cause of a pristine and secure environment for the younger generation.

03 Good health and well-being

The Salesians of the Shillong Province under the leadership of Father Barnes Mawrie and Father Michael Makri organized a prayer concert on July 9 to pray for peace in Manipur, which has seen sporadic violence since May 3, 2023, and is still on.

15 Life on land
- Michael Makri sdb
Salesian Archbishop Emeritus Thomas Menamparampil of Guwahati went on a solo peace mission to the northeast Indian state of Manipur twice since ethnic violence erupted on May 3, 2023.
16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
- Fr. C.M. Paul sdb

On Sunday, 23 October 2022, during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Don Bosco, Lonavla, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, presented a citation to Mrs Sonali Shelke, in recognition for her social outreach among the poorest of the poor. Mrs Shelke has been on Don Bosco’s outreach staff since 2009. She resides at Bhaje village near Karla, 90 kilometers from Mumbai.

01 No poverty
04 Quality education
16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
DB ARK, Delhi, engaged in the liberation of slum dwellers, have identified 100 families for a Holistic Education Livelihood Project (HELP). Initially, the families come for a meal to DB ARK. Three families have already come to DB ARK. The mothers of these families are the victims of child marriage. Knowing the background of these families is disturbing and has elicited a more compassionate response from DB ARK.
- Fr. Joe Arimpoor, sdb
Even as the unfortunate COVID-19 lockdown proved to be a difficult time for many, the Salesians of the Province of Bangalore [INK], managed to complete and inaugurate a new residential facility in Hospet, for rescued child labourers.
- BISSouthAsia Correspondent
The Season of Creation - an ecumenical movement celebrated by the World Council of Churches along with the Catholic Church was launched at the MumbaiSalesians` Novitiate-Salesian Training Institute [STI] Nashik, on 04 September 2020. The month long celebration that began with an Eucharistic adoration is to culminate on the feast day of St Francis of Assisi on 04 October.
- BISMumbai Correspondent
The Don Bosco Salesian Provincial Conference of South Asia [SPCSA] Assembly is currently in progress from 01 to 03 September 2020 via the virtual medium. Convoked under the leadership of the SPCSA President Father Biju Michael, South Asia Regional Councillor, 40 Salesians are participating in this virtual assembly including Province Delegates and South Asia Sector and Dimenison Coordinators, apart from the Provincials of the South Asia region.
- BIS Correspondent
Mumbai Salesians` Dominic Savio Andheri-Mumbai Alumni [Past Pupils], scored a century [100 days] of relentless COVID-19 Food Relief, reaching out to 01 million at 65 locations in Mumbai, as part of the `Feed My Mumbai` campaign. With the intention to ensure that no one sleeps hungry, freshly cooked nutritious meals to the disadvantaged needy were distributed by these past-pupils, volunteers and Salesians, stepping out of their homes bravely for a noble cause. The significant milestone was reached on 12 July 2020, by 300 PPDS (Past Pupils of St Dominic Savio)Corona Warriors.
- BISMumbai Correspondent
The General Chapter 28 has profoundly renewed the General Council of the Salesian Congregation. For this reason, today we begin, with Father Biju Michael, Regional Councilor for South Asia, a series of interviews designed to get to know the new Councilors who assist the Rector Major in the animation and government of the Congregation a little better.
- BIS Correspondent - Courtesy InfoANS
A 30-minute film ``Zatti, our Brother`` on the Salesian lay coadjutor nurse Blessed Artemide Zatti [1880-1951], is to be released on Thursday 11 June at 20:00 hrs, Argentine time, on the YouTube channel of the Argentine Salesian Bulletin. The original language is Spanish, with English, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and French subtitles. This is the 1st Salesian cinematographic narrative work produced in Argentina, by the Argentinian Salesian Bulletin with the support of the 02 Salesian Provinces in Argentina, the Salesian Mission Office in Madrid-Spain, and the Salesians of Don Bosco worldwide.
- BIS Correspondent - Courtesy ANS
On 05 June 2020, 46th World Environment Day, Don Bosco Green Alliance, an international collective of young people from the Salesian Family institutions, who contribute to global environmental action, thought and policy, launched a new campaign `Rethink, Reconnect, Renew`. This campaign will be run throughout the ongoing Laudato S�` Year. Father Savio Silveira-Convener Don Bosco Green Alliance addressed a letter on the launch of the new campaign to the Alliance Members.
- BIS Correspondent
The prevailing COVID-19 lockdown has affected millions across India. Many migrants are stranded without any source of income, hoping to reach home in their respective native states from their places of work. The expected general easing of the lockdown is intended to help these stranded interstate migrants travel back to their own homes. However, there have been many causalities in the process. Don Bosco Network India is trying to reach out to these most affected through its 11 Planning and Development Offices [PDOs] across the country.
- Cheryl Bartholomeusz BOSCONET India