New Delhi: In order to provide better dental education and dental care facilities in the capital, the Delhi government has announced to set up 4 more Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) and 100 new dental clinics.
The information to this effect was recently announced by Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendra Jain on 11th December.
While presiding over the event, “Delhi Smiles – Dental Health Utsav, 2018” organised by the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), the Health Minister stressed at improving the dental education in the capital. He was accompanied by Delhi Vidhan Sabha Speaker Ram Niwas Goel as a special guest.
The event saw the Minister congratulating the faculty, doctors and para-medical staff of the Institute on the completion of its 35 years of existence and achieving No.1 rank in the country.
“Our priority is to upgrade and extend better health services to the citizens in the capital by requesting the government to allocate and avail major share of the budget to health,” the Minister stated during the event.
Some of the doctors were also awarded during the event by the Health Minister as a token of appreciation for providing excellent dental care services.
“In appreciation towards providing meritorious services in patient care and quality dental education, all nine dental specialities department of the institute were awarded,” the Health Minister’s office said in a statement to the news agency IANS.
Dr Sunita Gupta in Oral Medicine and Radiology, Dr Sujata Mohanty in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr Mahesh Verma/Dr. Sadhana Mathe in Prosthodontics and Dr Sangita Talwar in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics were among the nine, who received an award from Jain for their dental services.
Meanwhile, Delhi Vidhan Sabha Speaker Ram Niwas Goel released a postal stamp brought out by the Department of Post and Telegraph, Government of India, commemorating 35 years of excellence in dental healthcare in India in the presence of Chief Post Master General, Delhi Circle, Dushyant Mudgil.