I B.D.S. Induction & Orientation Programme 2016
The new class of I B.D.S. was formally inducted and oriented to the B.D.S. course on the 26st of September 2016 in a splendid ceremony at the auditorium of S.D.M. College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Dharwad. The venue was packed with the aspiring dentists, their parents and faculty members of both the Dental and Medical colleges. The Induction and Orientation programme arranged by our institution is a continuing and well-received tradition of many years. The function began with a curtain raiser about the Institution. The Principal Prof. Srinath Thakur extended a warm welcome, as did the Secretary of S.D.M. Educational Society Shri Jinendra Prasad of S.D.M. Educational Society Dr. Dattatraya D Bant Director, KIMS Hubli was the Chief Guest. The enthusiastic students were called on stage, handed various books on policies and protocols implemented in the college, and asked to give a brief introduction of themselves, which they enjoyed thoroughly in front of the near-300 audience. Dr. Balaram Naik Dean Administration introduced few important support staff members. The students were administered the Dental Oath by the Dean of Academics, Dr. Ramesh Nadiger, Dean Support Services vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Priya Horatti, Professor Conservative Dentistry. The Orientation programme also focused on aspects concerning personality development and issues related to stress management through lectures by eminent speakers. Also, an interactive session between Dr. Preetha Shetty, the students and their parents, was held so that they gained additional insight on the curriculum and other academic-related activities designed for the completion of the B.D.S. course.