A CDE Program was organized by the People’s College of Dental Sciences and Research center for the undergraduates, postgraduates, and faculties. Title of the program was “Empowering Minds For Tobacco Cessation”. It was a full day program conducted on 22nd February 2019 with 6 CDE Points. The guest speakers included Ms. Sangeeta Singh who is counselor and Psychotherapist in J.L.N Cancer hospital, Dr. Vinod Kumar Sahu who is M.D. Psychiatry working in Peoples Medical college and hospital and Dr. Nidhi Awasthi who is the state program manager for national tobacco program in NHM. Lectures were taken and Live Demonstration was given by Ms. Sangeeta Singh for tobacco cessation. The program was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Ajay Bhambhal (Dean) including Dr. Poonam Pandya, Dr. Garima Bhambhani, Dr. Tarun Pratap Singh, Dr. Saman Khan, Dr. Aashna Dhingra (Postgraduate student) and Interns. The program was concluded by valedictory function and presenting of mementos.
Department of Prosthodontics, PCDS & RC organized first of its kind Advanced Scientific programme on the different approach to drilling and stability in Dental Implants, which is a cutting edge modern approach to replace a missing tooth. The programme encompassed a detailed lecture where clinical advances and innovation in Implants were discussed. Dr. Supreet Sunder Manipal was the Dynamic speaker who enlightened the delegates about the modern approach to implant placement.
The programme was highly acknowledged and was attended by over 350 delegates from all the Dental college of Bhopal. The event was graced by the dignitaries from Peoples University, Dean PCDS & RC Dr. Ajay Bhambal and Dean, PDA, Dr. Sumit Narang. Dr. Neerja Mallick, Registrar, Peoples University appreciate the efforts of Dr. Benaiffer Agrawal who was the organizing chairman of the event.
Dr. Neerja Mallick congratulated the team behind the successful event which has Dr. Swapnil Parlani, Dr. Amit Khare, Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra, Dr. Gaurav Beohar, Dr. Kirti Jajoo, Dr. Shreyans Damade, and Dr. Pushkar Dwivedi. Dr. Surendra Agrawal was the State Dental Council observer and was highly impressed by the flawless execution of the scientific programme.
Department of Prosthodontics, PCDS & RC has celebrated National Prosthodontist Day on 22nd January 2019 at PCDS & RC, Bhopal and organised on the occasion (on the theme of prosthodontics day) the Rangoli Competition and Dental Art competition for undergraduates and post Graduate students. Dr. Ajay Bhambhal, Dean and Dr. Parimala Tyagi, Vice-dean, PCDS & RC judged the event and distributed prize to the winners.
People’s College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal conducted continuing dental education program on “AIDS awareness, Blood Safety and Universal Precautions in Dentistry” on 18th December 2018. Dr. U.C. Yadav, Joint Director, Blood Safety and CST M.P. State AIDS control Society, Bhopal was the guest speaker. He helped the undergraduate, postgraduate Students and Faculties of the Institute understand AIDS scenario in Madhya Pradesh, India, AIDS control and role of Dentist. Dr. Darpan Bhargava, Associate Professor, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, PCDS & RC, Bhopal gave hands-on Universal, Precautions. The program lectures and hands-on were for 2 hours each and certificates were presented to all participants. The Undergraduate students also performed a skit on AIDS awareness. a group song by the undergraduate students. The organizing team were composed of Dr. Tarun Pratap Singh, Dr. Saman Khan, Dr. Aashna Dhingra and final year students. They conducted the program under the Guidance of Dr. Ajay Bhambal, Dean, PCDS & RC.
Department of Pedodontics organized CDE on 19th and 20th December. Dr. Dayanand Shirol and Dr. Virat Galhotra were a resource person for the event. The organizing team thanks all Delegates who made it a Grand success. Around 150 Delegates from various places of M.P. and Chhattisgarh took part in CDE. For the first time, indigenously developed, 3D printed deciduous tooth models with different canal anatomies were used in the hands-on, which thrilled the participants.
Department of prosthodontics, crown, bridge, and Implantology
On 26th October 2018, an intra-department academic program was organised by in Department of Prosthodontics, crown and bridge, and implantology, PCDS & RC in association with Colgate, Bhopal. Dr. Shipra Shukla, Final year PG, Department of Prosthodontics presented a Case series on Implant supported overdentures. Vishakha Vatsa, Intern won the Colgate quiz competition (organised by Colgate across the country) and was awarded with prize and certificate. Prize and certificates were distributed by Dr. Ajay Bhambal, Dean, and Dr. Benaiffer Agrawal, HOD, Department of Prosthodontics, Peoples college of dental sciences and research centre, Bhopal.
Election for the first B.D.S. Class representatives for academic year 2018 -19 batch was conducted in People’s college of dental science and research centre, Bhopal on 17th October 2018.Dr. Parimala Tyagi, Vice Dean, Professor and HOD of Paedodontics and Dr. Ami Desai from Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology conducted election for the post of class representatives, cultural and sports representative.
For the post of first year female class representative among four candidates named –MISS KANCHI SAHU, MISS AAIMAN FATIMA PATHAN, MISS TOSHIKA BISONE, MISS NEHA KARAMCHANDANI; MISS AAIMAN FATIMA PATHAN was elected. And for the post of first year male class representative MR. ANAND PRAKHAR was elected unopposed. For the post of cultural representative among six candidates- MR RAJAT SHARMA, MISS TOSHIKA BISONE, MISS KSHIPRA KARAJGAONKAR, MISS SWATI SHARMA, MISS PRATIBHA MISHRA, MISS NEHA KARAMCHANDANI; MR. RAJAT SHARMA was elected as cultural representatives by achieving Maximum votes. For the post of Sports representative among two candidates- MISS TANIYA BALI and MISS HARSNA SAHU; MISS HARSHNA SAHU stood up with maximum votes and elected as sports representative of first year. Election procedure was done in a democratic manner and all candidates were selected by fair elections.
On 9th Oct,2018 the 8th graduation day of M.D.S. (Batch 2015-16) and 11th graduation day of BDS (Batch 2013-14) was organized by People’s College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, People’s University. 86 UG students and 9 PG students were graduated on the occasion. Dr. Ajay Bhambhal, welcomed Dr. R. S. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Jabalpur Medical University who presided as chief guest. Dr. Akhilesh Pandey, Chairman of M.P. Private University Regulatory Committee as guest of honour, Megha Vijaywargia, Director People’s University graced the occasion. Dr. Swati Singh from the department of Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge was the MDS topper and Dr. Simran Chabbra was the BDS topper of the college. Pledging of the oath was led by Dr. Rajesh Kapur Vice Chancellor of People’s University. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Parimala Tyagi, Vice- Dean (Administration).
People’s College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre (PCDS & RC) held an orientation program on September 20, 2018 for the new batch of BDS students, on the very first day of reporting. The parents of new batch students were invited at PCDS & RC Auditorium to grace the occasion. Parents were welcomed, with a tilak by members of Student Council of PCDS & RC. Program began with lighting of lamp and Saraswati Vandana, followed by Introduction on PCDS & RC by Dr.Ajay Bhambal, Dean PCDS & RC through which students and parents were made aware of all the facilities provided in the institute. Dr. Parimala Tyagi, Vice Dean Administration and HOD Pedodontics, PCDS & RC presented a beautiful video on the inception and progress of Peoples University. Dr Swapnil, Vice Dean Academics, PCDS & RC informed about the academic structure and examination pattern of PCDS & RC. Dr Preeti Nair, HOD Oral Medicine & Diagnosis, made the audience aware about the Women Grievance Redressal Cell. Dr. Nair introduced the committee members of the cell and assured the parents that in People’s University their wards are safe with an active women grievances cell which takes care of sensitizing and resolving any type of harassment issues. Dr. Chandresh Shukla, Reader Orthodontics, PCDS & RC and member DCI, talked on anti-ragging measures and introduced all members of anti-ragging committee present in the institute. To these informative presentations on the orientation day, some motivating songs and dance sequences were added. The program was followed by high-tea. Parents appreciated the hospitality given to them.
An event “Future Dental Professionals” was conducted for the undergraduate and Postgraduate students of PCDS & RC and PDA in collaboration with Colgate Palmolive Ltd. on 1st August 2018. A total of 150 students attended the event which had enlightening lectures by Professor Dr. Preeti P. Nair, M.D.S, B.D.S.; Professor Dr. Bosco Thomas, M.D.S. B.D.S., Orthodontics and Dr. Syed Akhbar Ali, M.D.S. B.D.S, Orthodontic, on pain in Temporomandibular joints, introductive & interceptive orthodontics and periodontal considerations in orthodontics. The entire programme was organized and coordinated by Professor Dr. Parimala Tyagi, and Professor Dr. Swapnil Parlani, Department of Prosthodontics. The programme was graced by the presence of Dr. Tukaram Prabhu, Dean (Academic Affairs), People’s University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and Dr. Sumit Narang, Dean, People’s Dental Academy, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh