St. John Bosco

Don Bosco Club Puttur(R)

Msgr. Antony Patrao

Special Activites

The Club has managed to attract many eminent people who contributed generously towards its varied activities. Some of the very salient programmes and activities of the Club are:


Spiritual Care:

Organising Youth Retreats and assisting during the Eucharistic procession organised in honour of Christ the King.



The club has an Educationl fund which is used for the following activities:

  • Under this programme, the Club prepares talented Catholic youngsters for competitive exams to be able to enter professional colleges.
  • Prepares young Catholics with potential leadership qualities for IAS, IPS exams so that the Catholics can enter civil services and make a difference in Govt. administration.
  • Felicitates those who have scored high marks in Board exams at SSLC, PUC and Degree level.
  • Offers educational support to poor school and college-going students, including professional college fees.



  • Organised State-level Volley ball tournament.
  • Offers coaching in Shuttle Badminton and Cricket and conducts local level tournaments.
  • Offers in-door games facility like chess and carom.


Talent Cultivation:

  • Organises dramatics, elocution and fancy dress contests.
  • Organises Christmas programmes and music shows.
  • Stages socially relevant dramas in different languages.



  • Felicitates significant achievers in the fields of Music, Sports, Education and Social Service.
  • Has a Library and a Reading Room with periodicals to stimulate intellectual curiosity and creative writing.



            Since its Silver Jubilee in 1992, Don Bosco Club has begun publishing a Konkani monthly magazine called Putturchem Neketr (Star of Puttur). It has youth-centred and people centred themes like Career guidance, Alcohol de-addiction, AIDS… and a circulation of 1000 printed copies and 400 e-copies, both of which are distributed freely.  Every issue has a particular theme which draws people’s attention. It also provides a platform for many budding writers to sharpen their skills.


Social Service:

  • Availing various Govt. schemes for the poor and networking with CODP (a diocesan Social work organization) by the time of its Silver Jubilee, Don Bosco Club built over 175 houses for poor people at the cost of Rs.8,75,000/-.
  • Networking with the Welfare Society, it assisted in digging wells and assisting farmers in agriculture.
  • Conducted programmes on Natural Family Planning and Responsible parenthood.
  • Networking with JCs, Rotary Club, it has organised programmes on Self-employment and Income generating activities.
  • Periodically it offers medical help to the deserving poor people.
  • It has reached out to people affected by floods and other calamities.
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