|City||Sunam, Punjab, India|
|Affiliated to||Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) Faridkot|
|[email protected], [email protected]|
Guru Nanak Dev Dental College, Sunam was established in the year 1996, Guru Nanak Dev Dental College, Sunam is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) Faridkot
Hon'ble Sh. Bhagwan Dass Arora, Ex. Minister Govt. of Punjab, driven by selfless desire, dedication and determination to serve the under privileged and to provide quality medical education, conceived an idea of starting a Dental College and Hospital at Sunam, thus providing much needed dental care to the people of his area. On 4th August 1996, Sh. Bhagwan Dass Arora along with Sh.Ashok Bansal Advocate,Dr.Vikram Sharma,Sh.Kamal Arora & Sh. Aman Arora formed a trust in the name of Bhagwan Dass Arora CharitableTrust for the purpose and decided to set up a Dental Educational Institute by the name of Guru Nanak Dev Dental College & Research Institute. Having been granted essentiality Certificate by the Punjab Government the College was initially affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala and subsequently to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. The Government of India,Ministry of Health & FamilyWelfare granted approval to start a Dental College with sixty (60) admissions per year on 4th September, 1997.The college getting permanent recognition from Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India vide letter no. V. 12018/31/2001-PMS Dated 28.12.2001, a record minimum possible period was a initial feather in the cap of Institution dedicated to the upliftment of Society which not many institutions can be proud of.
The admission capacity was increased from 60 to 100 from Academic Session 2004-05 by Govt. of India, New Delhi vide letter no. 12017/21/2004/PMS dated 20.09.2004.The renewal for 5th year BDS course with increased annual admission capacity from 60 to 100 for academic session 2008-09 has been received from Govt. of India vide letter no.12017/21/2004/PMS/DE dated 08th July,2008. All admissions are made on the basis of Merit & As per Notification issued by Govt. & Baba Farid University of Health Sciences,Faridkot Prospectus PMET-2008.
In view of the performance, infrastructure & other facilities available in the Institution, Govt. of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare New Delhi has given sanction for running MDS courses in seven specialties with 17 Seats w.e.f. session 2006-2007 which no other institute in the state of Punjab can claim.The unique accomplishment of this college in starting MDS Courses in Oral Medicine & Radiology & Orthodontics in the State of Punjab, speaks volumes about the professional progress made by the institute in a short span.The graduates of the College are entitled to admission in 50% Seats of P.G. Course under the Institutional Preference. Another distinction that this Institution in the State of Punjab has is Dental Mechanic & Dental Hygienist courses with 20 seats in each course since 2005.Though started in 1997, the institute has obtained a distinction of being one of the best institutes in the country in regards to land, building, infrastructure, equipment and above all the best senior teaching faculty, mostly from well established Dental & Medical colleges.The college is housed in about 17 acres of land. It has a beautiful four storied building having covered area of over about 1.50 Lac Sq. Ft. in lush green & picturesque surroundings.
The college has modern library with seating capacity for over 200 at any given time. The library has over 4000 books and is subscribing to over 50 National & International Journals.The library also equipped with state of art equipments like latest Audio Visual Aids like over head projectors,LCD projectors,slide projectors, Photocopier machine and computers with internet
Broadband facilities The institute has Administrative Block,separate OPDs for different dental departments and state of art operation theater with modern facilities, dental indoor wards for post operative care of maxillofacial surgery cases, a spacious auditorium, independent water works, two large capacity generators for 24 hours uninterrupted power supply,a modern college canteen,STD-PCO,modern gym, full fledged security setup and well manned Maintenance dept. The institute is equipped with all kinds of modern facilities for providing proper care to the patients and training to the students. Highly qualified doctors, who have at their disposal the latest sophisticated equipments, manage the departments. A mobile dental van, well equipped with Dental Unit, Chair & Generator, provide dental care & treatment to villages through free dental camps.
Most of the dental treatments like tooth extraction, scaling and fillings are done free of cost. During mega camps, all the treatments including X-ray, minor/major operations, complete dentures, RCTs, and even orthodontic treatments are done free or at subsidized cost.The institute has adopted almost all the schools in 15k.m. radius under FREE SCHOOL DENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME. The college also has one fully air- conditioned satellite clinic at district head quarter,Sangrur named, 'Vidya Sagar Bansal Memorial Dental Clinic'.The institute is planning to set up 6 more satellite clinics within 10 to 15 k.m.radius of college. The college has its own 100 bedded general hospital named Bhagwan Dass Arora Memorial Hospital in the college campus & fully developed independent basic medical departments with latest state of art and well equipped laboratories.The institute has become a modern and unique place capable of imparting the best dental & medical education so as to produce an integrated and excellent dental surgeon. It strives to produce the best
doctors with emphasis on their growth into an all round whole some personality. We are proud of our students who have achieved their goals in life and are serving people from all walks of life. Students who have passed out from this college are bringing laurels to the institution by their excellent work in the filed of dental surgery. A large number of students from this College have joined post graduate courses (MDS) after passing various Common Entrance Tests.
There is a separate boarding facility for all boys and girls. Both the hostels have inbuilt mess, water filters, coolers, water heating system,telephone facility,indoor games,T.V. room,common room,residences of hostel warden,hostel superintendent and well maintained lawns.There is also a well maintained play ground with the facility of large number of outdoor games. Fully air conditioned guesthouse is available for guest & other visitors.There is a well planned campus for the faculty members so that their services can be made available round the clock.
Besides crossing different road blocks, the institute has been able to cover many more miles of success and achievements by drawing inspiration from our visionary founder Chairman.Late Shri Bhagwan Dass Arora with the untiring efforts of the Management, Director-Principal & Staff & also the cooperation of students & their parents.
Guru Nanak Dev Dental College & Research Institute
Patiala - Bathinda Road,
India - 148 028
Telephone: 91-1676-22480, 06
Guru Nanak Dev Dental College, Sunam offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
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Guru Nanak Dev Dental College, Sunam is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) Faridkot.
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