The function was presided by Prof. Dr Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences. The Principal Prof. Dr Ponnappa K.C read the Annual Report. Ms. Sitara Subbaiah, President of the Student Council welcomed the gathering and Ms. Swetha Leslie, Secretary gave the vote of thanks.
Dr. Anil Kumar Chandna in his speech appreciated the effort of Dr. Sunil Muddaiah in bringing up the professional Dental Health Care Institution in the district and congratulated this premier Dental Institute for producing fine dentists, clinicians and academicians, who have spread all over the world.
Dr. Anil Kumar Chandna congratulated students on their achievements. He emphasized the role of dental college and dentist in the society. He talked about the genesis of the profession and its importance in recent times. He emphasized for training new generation of scientist for oral health and proposed the dental science education preferred model.
Prizes were distributed to the winners of various sports and cultural events for the year 2018-19 by the special guests and other dignitaries.
The formal function was followed by a cultural extravaganza performed by the students and faculty of the Institute.