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Graduation Day - 2021 at Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet was held on 18th December 2021 with all the social distancing norms followed.39 graduate degrees (BDS) were awarded. Only 35 graduates who completed their quarantine process attended the ceremony. Interns who worked during the pandemic, were also recognized during the ceremony. The graduation ceremony was live streamed on google meet for the graduates and parents who were not permitted to attend in person due to the pandemic.
Dr. Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, in his address mentioned that the college has postgraduate training programmes in all specialties of dentistry and that this premier dental institute has produced fine dentists, clinicians and academicians, who have spread all over the world. He said that the institute has been ranked 15th among the numerous dental colleges of the country. He also said that a host of foreign research scholars will be conducting online webinars from Europe, North America and South East Asia this year as a part of the MOU’s signed between their Dental School’s and the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences.

Dr. P M Uthappa,Group Chief Medical Director, Narayana Health Group of Hospitals, Bangalorewas the Chief Guest and delivered his graduation oration virtually. He appreciated the strides made by the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences in the field of Dentistry.

Prof. Dr. Sunil Muddaiah announced the Gold Medal winners. The “Postgraduate Gold Medal for Academics” was won by Dr. VinuV the Medal was presented bythe Dean. The “Kanjithanda M Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for Academic Excellence” was won byDr. Indra Athe Medal was presented by the Dean. “K PonamaKushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for Overall Excellence” was won by Dr. Sitara Subbaiah and Medal was presented by the Dr. P U Uthappa.