CHANDIGARH,27.02.24-In recognition of its outstanding commitment to Community and Humanitarian Services, the Oral Health Sciences Centre at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has been honoured with the prestigious ‘International College of Dentists D N Kapoor award’, received by Dr Arpit Gupta, Associate Prof, OHSC-PGI from Sh. Apurva Chandra, Secretary – Health & Family Welfare, Govt. Of India at the convocation held at the IP University, New Delhi. This accolade underscores the centre's remarkable efforts in providing comprehensive oral healthcare to the elderly population, particularly those in old-age homes and day care centres in and around Chandigarh.

Dr Ashima Goyal, Head of the Oral Health Sciences Centre, said that this award from the International College of Dentists is a testament to the centre's unwavering commitment to elevating the standard of oral care for the elderly populace and its multifaceted approach encompassing advisory, training, research, and comprehensive dental treatment. The exultation in the eyes of the elderly residents, their smiles, and the joy of knowing that somebody cares speaks volumes about the success and impact of this remarkable outreach program.