Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of DentalSciences, in his address mentioned that the college has postgraduate trainingprogrammes in all specialities of dentistry and that this premier dental institute hasproduced fine dentists, clinicians and academicians, who have spread all over theworld. He said that the institute has been ranked 15 th among the numerous dentalcolleges of the country. He also said that a host of foreign research scholars will bevisiting the Institution from Europe, North America and South East Asia this yearas a part of the MOU’s signed between their Dental School’s and the CoorgInstitute of Dental Sciences.
In his Graduation Day address Dr. Anil Kumar Chandna stressed on theresponsibilities that the graduates would carry henceforth as representatives ofthis wonderful institution and this great nation.
Dr. Jitesh Jain vice Principal announced the Gold Medal winners.
1. The "Postgraduate Gold Medal for Academics" was won by Dr. Vaishnavi Rand the Medal was presented by Dr. Sunil Muddaiah.
2. The "Kanjithanda M Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for AcademicExcellence" was won by Dr. Keerthan Bollamma the Medal was presentedby Dr. Anil Kumar Chandna.
3. The "K Ponnamma Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for OverallExcellence" was won by Dr. Parvathy Sudeep and the Medal was presentedby Dr. Sunil Muddaiah and Dr. Anil Kumar Chandna.
The special edition of the Journal of Multidisciplinary Dental Research was alsoreleased during the Graduation Day function.The function was followed by two hours cultural extravaganza by the students ofthe Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences.