MAHATMA GANDHI 
POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCES
(MGPGI)
GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY INSTITUTION
PONDICHERRY - 605 006

EVENTS

International Yoga Day-2017 : In commemoration of International Yoga Day, an activity of Yogasana Demonstration & Training was conducted on 21st June, 2017. A total of 43 UG students and staff members were actively participated in the programme.

Dental Camp for Hemophilia Patients : A camp was organised by MGPGI in association with Hemophilia Society, Pondicherry Chapter on 28th April 2017. It was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Dr. V. Ramesh, MDS, Dean, in the presence of Dr. P. Nalini, President of Hemophilia Society, Pondicherry Chapter, Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel, MDS, Associate Dean (Academic), Dr. V. Arun Prasad Rao, MDS, Professor, MGPGI and Dr. Prakash Rao, Additional Director (Retd.), Central Homeopathic Research Institute. A total of 79 hemophilia patients which included 35 children and 44 adults benefited from the dental screening camp.

 

World Health Day : Organised by Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, MGPGI on 07th April 2017 in keeping with the theme "Depression; Lets' Talk". 364 members participated in the programme; IEC materials were issued disseminating information on depression, its signs and the ways to overcome the depressive state of mind focusing the adolescent and geriatric groups.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 25/03/2017

The cleaning programme of MGPGI campus, a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was held on 25th March, 2017, inaugurated by Prof. Dr. V. Ramesh,MDS, Dean, Dr. Bikash Jyothi Borthakur,MDS, Associate Dean (Student Afairs) addressed the gathering and more than 80 students & staff members were actively participated in the programme.

International Womens' Day Rally : Organised by Pondicherry AIDS Control Society, a part of Wormens' Day Celebration on 8th March, 2017, inaugurated by Mrs. Jeeva, Under Secretary to Govt.(Health), Pondicherry and Ten CRRIs of our Institution have participated in the Red Ribbon club Symbol formation and later in the rally.

Swin Flu Safety Awareness Programme : organised by the Dept. of Public Health Dentistry on 06/02/2017

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 28/01/2017

The cleaning programme of MGPGI campus, a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was held on 28th January, 2017, inaugurated by Prof. Dr. V. Ramesh,MDS, Dean and more than 100 students & staff members were actively participated in the programme.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 26/11/2016

The cleaning programme of MGPGI campus, a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was held on 26th November, 2016, inaugurated by Prof. Dr. V. Ramesh,MDS, Dean. The theme of "Open Defecation Free Environment"  was highlighted by Dr. V. Arun Prasad Rao,MDS and more than 100 students & staff members were actively participated in the programme.

 

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 10/08/2016

The cleaning programme of MGPGIDS campus, a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was held on 10th August, 2016 near the faculty car parking area adjoining the Administrative Block under the valuable guidance of Prof. Dr. V. Ramesh,MDS, Dean, inaugurated by Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel, Professor & Head, Dept. of Oral Medicine and more than 100 students & staff members were actively participated in the programme.

E-Library Inauguration at MGPGI

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at MGPGI

World Oral Health Day Celebration

World Health Day Celebration

Dept. of Public Health Dentistry

National Tooth Brushing Day - Programme Report :- In commemoration of "National Tooth Brushing Day", the Dept. of Public Health Dentistry of MGPGI in association with IAPHD, Tamilnadu Chapter celebrated the event at Annai Sivagami Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School, Mudaliarpet, Pondicherry on 12th November 2015. 89 students and 8 teachers were participated in the programme. Health education posters depicting the aetiology, manifestation and progression of oral diseases and tooth brushing technique were exhibited. Free samples of Colgate tooth brush and tooth paste were distributed to all the participants.

World Savings Day - Programme Report :- In commemoration of "World Savings Day", the Dept. of Public Health Dentistry organised an awareness raising programme on the importance of savings concept on 31st October, 2015 between 8.30 am to 11.30 am in the ground floor OPD Lobby of our Institution. During the programme, health education was given about the risks of using and the benefits of quitting Tobacco / Alcohol and they were educated about the amount incurred on daily, monthly and yearly basis and there by promote savings with the money spent on Tobacco / Alcohol.

Similar efforts were taken towards discouraging non-users from adopting harmful practices and we motivated to set a role model among their family members, relatives, friends and to raise awareness about the same. In this connection 114 (Male-63; Female -51) publics were participated in the programme and benefited. Health education materials were issued implying savings concept by quitting harmful life styles.

RED RIBBON CLUB - ACTIVITIES

Scientific Society Meet held on 06/12/2014 (Saturday) at 10.45 AM in the A/C Seminar Hall, Guest Speaker Dr. S.V. Joga Rao, M.L., M.Phil., Ph.D., Max - Planck Fellowship, CMPI - Freiburg, Germany, Visiting Professor, NLSIU, Advocate ; Title "Dental Professional Practice Legal and Ethical Issues and Implications"

 

 

 

Oral Cancer Awarness Programme - Report (07.11.2014 to 21.11.2014)

National Tooth Brushing Day - Report (17.11.2014)

ZEST 2014 : ANNUAL SPORTS MEET:

Zest 2014 was ushered in on the 27th of September at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, Uppalam with much aplomp and fanfare. It was a bright, sunny day and the stadium was filled with chirpy, colourful students. Following the ribbon cutting, our Dean and other dignitaries walked in and took their places.

The sports meet began with the March Past. Next, was the torch ceremony, wherein sports persons from each class ran along a lap of the stadium, passing it hand to hand and finally to our Dean. Dean sir addressed the students to play the games in fair spirit and sportsmanship. The college flag was hoisted and unfurled and the sports meet was officially declared open, with the release of a dove and balloons.

SOME PHOTOS OF ZEST 2014 - ANNUAL SPORTS MEET

Part I & Part II


SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES:

Scientific Society of MGPGI convenes meetings every quarter of the year and renowned speakers are invited to give guest lectures on recent advances and researches.