80-year-old Don Bosco High School Matunga in Mumbai, Maharashtra state, has been ranked the number one Boys’ Day School in India, according to the All-India Education Today Survey 2021-2022.
The institution is run by the Salesians of Don Bosco. The school celebrated its 80th Anniversary on February 11 and 12. The esteemed institution is the glorious dream of our Father and Founder, St. John Bosco, and the remarkable achievement of Father Aurelius Maschio. The celebrations coincided with the birth anniversary of Father Maschio, patriarch of the Mumbai Province.
Don Bosco High School Matunga was ranked Number 1 in Mumbai, Number 1 in Maharashtra State, and Number 1 in India.
The school was also voted Number 1 in the Parents’ Choice Awards category.
Besides this, the school won the prestigious Jury Award 2021-2022 for Mental & Emotional Well-Being Support (City Wise- Mumbai).
The award ceremony was held at the 9th National Conference on K-12 Leadership & India Schools Merit Awards 2022, at Chancery Pavilion, Bengaluru, on 12 March 2022.
The Annual Education Today India’s School Merit Awards, covered widely by print and television media, categorizes schools under 15 parameters like Academic Reputation, Teachers' Advancement & Well-being, Co-curricular Education, Sports Education, Digital Learning Advancement, Student Advancement & Mentoring, Leadership in Quality Management, Parental Engagement, Future-Proof Learning Infrastructure, Value For Money, Community Service, Holistic Education, Psychological Well-being of Students, Individual Attention to Students & Integrated Learning.
Receiving this prestigious national award, Father Bernard Fernandes, Principal of the school, said, “As we celebrate our eightieth anniversary, Don Bosco Matunga stands tall today, to tell the noble story of the past, inspire the present and redesign the future.”
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