The first stand-alone UG Dental College in India accredited by NAAC ‘A’ grade.
The first stand-alone UG Dental College in India accredited by NAAC ‘A’ grade.
IGIDS is pleased to showcase the success of our recent Library Orientation Programme. Held at the CDE Hall on 28/11/2023, the event was a dynamic exploration of academic resources, featuring training on the EBSCO Research Database and valuable insights into library usage by Dr. Anjitha. Organized by the dedicated Library Advisory Committee, the program aimed to empower students and researchers with essential skills for navigating the world of knowledge. Participants engaged in interactive sessions, gaining a deeper understanding of research methodologies and effective library utilization.
Our students embarked on a captivating journey during the field visit to Nangelil Ayurveda College on the 11th and 20th of November 2023. The experience was nothing short of enlightening as we engaged in interactive sessions with seasoned Ayurveda practitioners, gaining valuable insights into the intricate relationship between Ayurvedic practices and dental sciences. The exploration of the Nangelil Ayurveda College campus unveiled the rich history and traditions embedded in Ayurvedic education. Special thanks to the hospitable hosts at Nangelil Ayurveda College for providing expert guidance and creating an environment conducive to holistic learning.
Relive the enriching moments at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences during the International Day of Radiology. The day commenced with a Faculty Enrichment Program on “CBCT in general practice” by Dr. Shabil Mohamed Mustafa at the CDE Hall from 8:30 am to 9:30 am, setting the tone for a day dedicated to knowledge-sharing and professional development. The lively atmosphere continued with the JIGSAW PUZZLE event at the CDE Hall from 8:30 am to 10:30 am, featuring engaging activities organized by the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology on 08/11/2023.
A heartfelt thank you to all who joined us at the CDE Hall, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, for our enlightening Workshop on Indian Sign Language (ISL) held on November 17, 2023, from 11 am to 1 pm. The event was a resounding success, bringing together a diverse group of participants eager to explore the rich world of ISL. Renowned ISL instructors and interpreters from NISH Trivandrum, Mr. Satya Sundar Das, Mr. Lijo Reji, and Mr. Livin C Lonakutty, shared their expertise, creating a truly enriching experience. Organized by the Academic Forum and Rotaract Club of IGIDS, the workshop showcased their dedication, creating a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere. Participants gained profound insights into the nuances of Indian Sign Language, recognizing its beauty and crucial role in facilitating communication for the hearing-impaired community.
The NSS unit of IGIDS, in collaboration with Nerkootam IGIDS, successfully organized a Seminar on Substance Abuse Awareness at the CDE Hall, Indira Gandhi Institute of Sciences, on 15/11/23, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Distinguished speakers, including Mrs. Alice Poulose, Dr. Usha Narayanan, and Ebrahim K S, shared their expertise, transforming the event into an enriching experience. The seminar aimed to enlighten and engage the audience on the critical topic of substance abuse, fostering awareness and encouraging meaningful dialogue. Participants left not only with knowledge but also with a commitment to contribute to a healthier community.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who contributed to the success of the Continuing Dental Education (CDE) Programme held at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences on 14/11/2023. A special thanks to Dr. Haripriya Krishnakumar for delivering a captivating exploration of “Soft Tissue Laser in Everyday Practice,” providing valuable insights to our dental community. The collaborative efforts of the Department of Pedodontics, Department of Periodontics, and the Academic Forum deserve commendation for their seamless organization of this enriching event. The active participation and enthusiasm demonstrated by attendees played a pivotal role in making the learning experience truly exceptional.
The Rotaract Club of Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences recently organized a heartwarming Book Donation Drive, led by our dedicated Event Chair, Rtr. Arundathy P Sivan. We handed over the books to COO Mr. Bijesh P K, with the esteemed presence of Rotaract Club Advisor and Vice Principal Dr. Eldho T Paul. Together, we’re making a positive impact, one book at a time.
Remembering the indomitable spirit of Indira Gandhi on October 31, 2023, at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences. Our hearts were united in a Floral Tribute to honor her enduring legacy. Let’s draw inspiration from her life’s journey and work collectively for a brighter, more inclusive future.
We’re thrilled to share the highlights of our recent Orthodontic Awareness & Screening Camp held on October 29, 2023 at Thrikkariyoor. Many individuals received complimentary screenings and consultations. We spread the word about the importance of orthodontic health and had distributed pamphlets regarding Orthodontic Awareness. Thanks to our incredible team and the Thrikkariyoor community for making this event a success!
On October 27, 2023, from 10:00 am to 12 noon, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences celebrated World Anatomy Day with a day full of creativity and fun. The event brought students, faculty, and staff together to enjoy face painting, dumb charades, informative sessions, and awards.
On October 25th, in collaboration with St. Mary’s Forana Church, IDA Chalakkudy, and Rotary Club Chalakkudy, our event was inaugurated by Shri Ebi George, Chairman of Chalakkudy. We offered free oral scans for early detection, and a huge thanks to the community for joining us in promoting oral well-being!
The White Coat Ceremony for the 2023 Batch was a momentous occasion that will be etched in our hearts and minds for years to come. On October 18, 2023, the college auditorium was graced with the presence of our esteemed Chief Guest, Dr. Sam Paul C, and our inspiring Motivational Speaker, Dr. Binu Kannanthanam. The event was a celebration of not just academic achievement, but also the commitment, compassion, and dedication of the new batch of students as they embarked on their journey into the field of medicine
Our recent webinar on “The Interface of Palliative Care in Dental Practice” held at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences was a tremendous success. Dr. Nandini Vallath, our distinguished speaker, shared invaluable insights that enriched our understanding of palliative care in dentistry. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Vallath and all the participants who made this event insightful and engaging. Special thanks to the Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology and the Academic Forum for their tremendous efforts in organizing this event.
Capturing the essence of our 2018 Batch Interns’ Orientation Programme at CDE Hall, IGIDS!From the warm welcomes to the eager faces of our interns, this album is a testament to the passion and dedication that started their dental careers.It’s a delightful throwback to a day filled with learning, laughter, and endless possibilities. From inspirational speeches to making new friends, our interns soaked it all in.
On October 10, 2023, we marked World Mental Health Day at the CDE Hall with the theme “Your Mind Matters.” Dr. Nithi Varghese, our keynote speaker, emphasized the importance of mental well-being. This event, expertly organized by the Department of Physiology & Academic Forum from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, deepened our understanding of mental health. Let’s continue supporting each other on our journey to better mental health. Remember, “Your Mind Matters.”
Celebrating World Elderly Day with compassion and care! Our college’s Department of Prosthodontics is making a difference by providing free dentures to seniors in need. Together, let’s honor their wisdom and grace.
On 30th September 2023, Dental Camp was hosted at St. Ignatius High School in Kanjiramattom. Proudly organized by the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Kanjiramattom and Rotary Club of Perumbavoor Central, this event brought together a team of passionate dental professionals. The day was dedicated to free dental check-ups, expert guidance, and interactive dental hygiene activities, all aimed at promoting healthier smiles and brighter lives.
Explore the recent Faculty Enrichment Program at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences! On September 12, our distinguished speakers, Dr. Pooja Latti and Dr. Subramaniam R, led an enlightening session from 9:00 am to 10:45 am, followed by a hands-on experience from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the CDE Hall. This event, hosted by the Dept of Public Health Dentistry & Academic Forum, delved into ‘Slide to Excel – Beyond Slides and Cells.
Our Orientation Program at CDE Hall on September 25th-26th was a fantastic start to your journey. Dr. Eldho T Paul’s inspirational class and Dr. Athira C P’s expert guidance promise an exciting academic year ahead. Stay focused, stay motivated, and let’s make every moment count!
We are immensely proud of the achievements of the Class of 2017, who have dedicated years of hard work to dentistry education. Their journey through IGIDS has been a remarkable one, filled with growth, knowledge, and camaraderie. As they embark on the next phase of their careers, we wish them continued success and impact in the world of dentistry. Congratulations, graduates!
The Continuing Dental Education (CDE) Program, titled “Oral Mucosal Biopsy: Through the Eyes of A Pathologist,” held on August 24th, featured a captivating presentation by Dr. Litu Mary Tham
On August 23, 2023, we embarked on a journey of aspirations and self-discovery with our remarkable “Pre Convo Night & Logo Launch” event. The evening was filled with an electric energy as we celebrated not only the impending conversations but also the essence of our identity with the reveal of the new logo of the upcoming Graduation of Batch 2017. Here’s to the Class of 2023 and the incredible odyssey that awaits!
Experience the impact of words as captured in these compelling snapshots from the English essay competition, a significant part of the ongoing Anti-Ragging Week held on 14th of August conducted by Vyuha College Union. The event resonated with our institution’s determination to eliminate ragging and promote respect, underlining the importance of unified efforts.
Witness the spirit of unity and patriotism in the snapshots from IGIDS’s 77th Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony, capturing the essence of our nation’s journey.
The Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences hosted a seminar titled “Unlocking Opportunities: Mastering CV preparation and Facing Interviews” on 09/08/2023 from 8.30 to 09.30 am at the CDE Hall. The speaker for the event was Dr. R Venkitachalam, a 2007 Batch Alumnus, and the program was organized by IGIDS Alumni Association.
Our Medical Camp held on 30th July 2023, organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences (IGIDS) in association with IMA Kerala Region, IMA WDW Madhya Kerala, NSS Unit, Rotaract Club, IGIDS & Lions Club, Kothamangalam was a resounding success. With an impressive attendance of 100+, the event offered comprehensive health services to our community. From dental check-ups to eye examinations, blood tests to allergy screenings, Cancer Detection to Thyroid Checkup, our dedicated team of healthcare professionals and volunteers provided valuable care and early detections, positively impacting the well-being of our participants. We extend our gratitude to our esteemed partners and look forward to more health-driven initiatives for a healthier community.
The Third Installation Ceremony of the Rotaract Club of IGIDS was held on 27th July 2023, marking a significant milestone in the club’s journey towards serving the community and promoting goodwill. The event was graced by esteemed dignitaries, Rtn. Praveen K, a distinguished Webmaster & Trainer from Rotary District 3201, and Rtr. Aishwarya Balachandran, the respected Rotaract Kerala Regional Director.
The Interbatch Football Tournament held at Soccer Arena in Nellikkuzhi on 26th July 2023, organized by Vyuha College Union, IGIDS, was a thrilling sporting event that brought together students from different batches to showcase their football skills and competitive spirit.The tournament commenced with an electrifying atmosphere, as teams from various batches gathered with enthusiasm and determination to claim victory.
On 25th July 2023, the IGIDS hosted a significant Anti-Tobacco Awareness Programme, in collaboration with World No Tobacco Day 2023. This thoughtfully organized event was spearheaded by the Tobacco Cessation Cell of IGIDS at Indira Gandhi Institute of Polytechnic and Engineering.
An engaging and informative awareness talk was delivered by the esteemed Prof. Dr. Niveditha, Head of the Department, Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Followed by a Screening Camp, wherein general oral screening was provided to all students.
As a gesture of appreciation for their active participation in the program, an awareness poster along with a token of appreciation was given.
Chess tournament was conducted on July 18, 2023 organised by Vyuha College Union – IGIDS.
The Vyuha College Union, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, organized a remarkable event on July 12, 2023. The event included an engaging Elocution Competition, where participants expressed their thoughts on “Women Empowerment and Education through the eyes of Malala” . Additionally, a Collage Making Competition was held, allowing students to showcase their creativity and capture the essence of Malala’s remarkable achievements.
On 27th June, we came together to commemorate this milestone and honor the unwavering commitment of every member of our educational family. The joy and pride were palpable as we celebrated the recognition of our institution’s excellence in providing quality education. Our teachers, who tirelessly guide and inspire our students, and our non-teaching staff, who work diligently behind the scenes, have played an instrumental role in our success. This achievement reflects their relentless efforts, passion, and unwavering support.
The Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences hosted a Research Collaboration to explore the significance of the mouth-body connection in clinical practice, emphasizing the integration of advanced diagnostics on June 21, 2023. The distinguished speaker for this occasion wasDr. Nitha Jose, BDS (IGIDS Alumna), Registered Dental Therapist, and Research Scholar- UK.
On 20th June 2023, The CDE Program on Intellectual Property Rights was organized in observance of National Public Health Dentistry Day.
In association with Rotaract Club, NSS Unit, and Vyuha College Union’ 23- 24.
Orgnised by Department of Public Health Dentistry, IGIDS at Peace Valley
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial
Pathology and Oral Microbiology, Indira Gandhi
Institute of Dental Sciences, Kothamangalam hosted the XIX KSOMP ANNUAL STATE
CONFERENCE & IX POST GRADUATE
CONVENTION, MILAN ’23- Rejuvenating Bonds at THE PGS VEDANTA, KOCHI on 4th and 5th March 2023.
The Chief Guest for the Conference was Dr. S Sankar (Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, KUHS) & The Guest of Honour was Dr. V P Gangadharan (Head, Medical and Pediatric Oncology, VPS Lakeshore).