National Pedodontist Day celebrated

IMPHAL, Nov 14
The National Pedodontist Day was celebrated today at the Department of Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry, Dental College, RIMS Imphal.
The celebration program was graced by Professor L Ranjit Singh, Director, RIMS; Professor B Praveen Reddy, Principal, Dental College, RIMS; Gurumayum Bonny Sharma (renowned actor), Rajkumar Budhimanta (renowned artist) and Kshetrimayum Sarat Singh as the presidium members.
During the program, RIMS Director appreciated Dental College for working in a well-organized and coherent manner. He also emphasized the importance of maintaining a good relationship between doctors, public and Dental College at RIMS.
As a part of the programme, a painting competition was organized for school students in three groups with an aim to raise awareness on the importance of Pedodontist to the young minds. In Group A (Class 3-5) – Yaishnop Phumdom of Catholic School Canchipur bagged the 1st position while Silhenbi of Galaxy High School and Khangka of Khwamrak International Kindergarten secured the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
In Group B (Class 6-9) - Oinam Riona of Nirmalabas Junior School won the 1st prize while Michelle Palmei of St. Sabeo School and Keisham Yaishoi of Unacco School won the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. Meanwhile for group C (Class 10-12) - Nancy of Little Flower School bagged the 1st position and Y Lanchenbi of Don Bosco School and Bilkish of Bright Brain Institute bagged the 2nd and 3rd prize respectively.  
Mementoes were also distributed to the sponsors of the programme. The programme was also attended by officials, faculty members, staff and students of the Dental College, RIMS.