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

FACILITIES

LIBRARY FACILITIES

This Institute has an excellent Centralized Air Conditioned Library with a vast collection of International and National Dental / Medical and other allied health science books and journals worth approximately Rs.320 lakhs . The book collection of the Library is 9180 and back volumes collection is 950. The library is subscribing 66 foreign Journals and 19 Indian journals.  The library annual budget is Rs.40 lakhs. No books were purchased during this financial year due to paucity of funds.

PLAN OUTLAY:

Budget sanctioned for the financial year 2011-12

Amount sanctioned and released           -           ` 1450.00 lakhs

Expenditure booked                             -           ` 1403.55 lakhs

 

Budget proposal for the next financial year 2012-13 is proposed as follows :-

Plan Head General – Approved by the Finance Committee, Chaired by Secretary to Govt. (Finance) is  ` 1,734.50 lakhs 

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

This institution was awarded the Rolling Trophy for Best Herbal Garden for the 5th consecutive year and 1st prize for Best Ornamental Garden in the 29th Flower, Vegetable & Fruit Show conducted by the Govt. of Puducherry.

INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES :

Works Executed During 2011-12 :

Sl No

Name of work

Amount in `

1

Annual maintenance to the water supply system at MGPGI.

1,51,800/-

2

Annual maintenance contract for Lawns and Gardens.

5,56,570/-

3

AMC for 6 nos. of water coolers installed at Hospital & Administrative Block and 2 nos. of water coolers at Gents & Ladies Hostel of MGPGI.

31,968/-

4

AMC contract for the water purifier installed at Director quarters, MGPGI.

2050/-

5

Engagement of labours on contract basis for cleaning the Campus of MGPGI, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry.

2,22,940/-

6

Maintenance of Fire extinguishers at MGPGI

50,000/-

7

Annual maintenance of Electrical fittings and procurement of electrical materials for Block I to VI, AD Block, Hospital Service Block, Hostel Blocks of MGPGI

3,81,000/-

8

Maintenance of Lifts in MGPGI

2,43,851/-

9

Maintenance of AC units in MGPGI

3,83,261/-

10

Maintenance of Generator sets in MGPGI

73,460/-

11

Maintenance  of transformer I and II and yard.

50,000/-

12

Maintenance  of EPABX system.

50,776/-

13

Removing the Hospital wastes from the MGPGI Campus.

67,200/-


Proposal for  2012-2013 :

Sl No

Name of work

Amount in `

1

Reconstruction of the Collapsed fencing at western boundary in MGPGI Campus

3.00 Lakh

2

Premix carpet over the existing BT road in MGPGI Campus, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry

13.2 Lakh

3

Arresting the leakages in the existing sunken floor slab of the Medical male ward toilet in Block I of BMSD in MGPGI Campus, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry.

0.63 Lakh

4

Special repairs to the existing Aluminium doors, windows and arresting leakages in the expansion joints at the floors of Dental Department Block III to VI in the MGPGI Campus, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry.

3.00 Lakh

5

Providing and laying CC approach road to Sub station yard in MGPGI

2.00 Lakh

6

Spraying of Pesticides for controlling mosquitoes inside the MGPGI Campus

4.00 Lakh

7

Annual maintenance to the water supply system at MGPGI

1.67 Lakh

8

Annual maintenance contract for Lawns and Gardens

5.57 Lakh

9

Maintenance of Fire extinguishers at MGPGI

0.50 Lakh

10

Annual maintenance of Electrical fittings and procurement of electrical materials for Block I to VI, AD Block, Hospital Service Block, Hostel Blocks of MGPGI

4.00 Lakh

11

Maintenance of Lifts in MGPGI

3.50 Lakh

12

Maintenance of AC units in MGPGI

4.00 Lakh

13

Maintenance of Generator sets in MGPGI

0.75 Lakh

14

Maintenance of Intercom, coin phone and LCD Projectors in MGPGI

0.75 Lakh

15

Maintenance of transformer I and II and yard.

0.75 Lakh

16

Clearing heavy jungles at the out side of the western boundary compound wall in MGPGI.

1.00 lakh

17

Construction of  Examination hall in MGPGI campus, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry.

1.50 Crore

18

Construction of an Indoor Auditorium in MGPGI Campus,Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry.

5.00 Crore

19

Construction of Canteen Block in MGPGI Campus, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry

25.00 Lakh

20

Damages caused due to the "THANE CYCLONE" in MGPGI Campus, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry. (Civil &  Electrical)

7.46 Lakh

 


STATUS OF MGPGI AND OTHER P.G. PROGRAMMES
 

a)      At present Post-graduate courses are offered in five specialities.

b)      The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has approved two more P.G. programmes in the specialities of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontics with an intake of Two seats in each. Therefore, the steps have been taken to start two more P.G. Courses from this academic year 2010 – 2011 (Already started).  Total P.G. Courses in seven specialities.

c)      The PG programmes in Oral Medicine & Radiology and Pedodontics have recently been recognized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

d)      The students are not admitted this year for Pedodontics speciality, due to the acute shortage of  faculty members as per the requirement.

VISION FOR THE FUTURE:

1.      CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

            It is proposed to develop centres of excellence in various specialities to provide ‘ALL UNDER ONE ROOF’ concept with regard to patient care. This will give credibility to the Institute at National/International levels and shall boost up research activities. At present the following Centres of Excellence are proposed to be started and more shall follow in course of time.

a)  Advanced Centre for Maxillofacial Prosthesis and Implantology – Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology.

b)  Advanced Centre for Maxillofacial Tumor Biology – Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology.

c)  Advanced Centre for Maxillofacial Surgery – Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

d)  Advanced Centre for Dentofacial Orthopaedics – Department of Pedodontics and Orthodontics.

2.      To start Postgraduate courses in all fields of Dentistry.

3.      To start Postgraduate diploma courses and Ph.D. programmes in various fields of Dentistry.

4.      To start DNB (equivalent to MDS) courses in all specialties of dentistry as proposed by the National Board of examination, Government of India.

5.      To develop Superspeciality courses in various fields of Dentistry.

6.      To give more emphasis to Research activities.

7.      To undertake more projects for the benefit of the faculty and students.

8.      Upgradation of posts in both teaching and non-teaching cadres.

9.      It is planned to have faculty exchange programmes with renowned Institutions both in India and abroad.

10.    Provision for an Auditorium, Sports Complex and Examination Hall.