The function was presided by Mr. K.K Aiyappa, Chairman, Coorg Dental and Medical Sciences Trust, Prof. Dr Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences. The Principal Prof. Dr Ponnappa K.C read the Annual Report. Ms. Shringa Amritheswari, President of the Student Council welcomed the gathering and Ms. Prarthana Sudheep, Secretary gave the vote of thanks.
Dr. K Muniyappa in his speech appreciated the effort of Mr. K.K Aiyappa, Chairman and 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.
He congratulated students on their achievement. 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 2017-18 by the chief guest and other dignitaries.
The formal function was followed by a cultural extravaganza performed by the students and faculty of the Institute.