Assam Don Bosco University, set up by the Don Bosco Society, was established as the first State University of Assam in the private sector by the Assam Don Bosco University Act. The Don Bosco Society has been rendering committed service in the field of education for over a century, its activities spread across 132 countries. Though the society has 15 universities worldwide, the Assam Don Bosco University is its first University in India. Envisioned as a centre for culture, knowledge, research and intellectual ferment, this university focuses its teaching, research and consultancy on three core areas: technology sector, service sector and social sector.
It is in pursuance of this focus that the University has set itself the task of initiating a number of research journals in these core areas.
The Journal of Development Practice
A Peer-Reviewed International Journal of Experiences from the Field
The Journal of Development Practice (JDP) is an endeavour of the Department of Social Work, Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati to create and provide a platform for socially conscious, aspiring academicians and emerging scholars to articulate their views and opinions in an academic and open ambiance.