The ‘White Coat Ceremony’ and ‘Merit Awards function’ was held on Tuesday 31 st Jaunuary 2017 at Vivekananda Auditorium of I.T.S Dental College, Hospital and Research Centre, Greater Noida. The chief guest for the occasion was Prof (Dr)G.C. Khilnani , Director- Pulmonary Medicine & Sleep Disorders, AIIMS, New Delhi & Dr R.K Khandal , former Vice Chancellor UP Technical University was Guest of Honor . Also present on the occasion was Vice Chairman, I.T.S – The Education Group- Mr Sohil Chadha , Secretary Mr B.K Arora, Director – PG Studies, Prof Anmol S Kalha, Principal – Dr Puneet Ahuja, students, parents and all Dental & Medical HOD’s.
The programme started with procession march of the proud students of BDS 3 rd year into the auditorium for the White Coat Ceremony followed by invocation to Goddess Saraswati and lamp lighting done by the dignitaries.Chief Guest Prof (Dr) G.C. Khilnani addressed the gathering and mentioned that he was honored to be part of the ceremony. In his address, he said “The Ceremony actually changes the way, the way you change your outlook so Stand by and Believe what is Right.” He motivated the students through his words of wisdom and emphasized importance of building trust between doctor and patient. Guest of Honor, Dr R K Khandal in his address said “White Coat Ceremony is a memorable occasion and Patient is your Client to be treated in best possible manner with best skills in dentistry” and told that way to excel in Clinical world is discipline, hard work and compassion. Hon. Vice Chairman, Mr Sohil Chadha in his address told that I.T.S Dental College is committed in imparting quality education and clinical training. He told that
Patient should be treated as King and he should be treated with utmost dedication and respect. Director P.G Studies Dr. Anmol Kalha shared his words of wisdom and addressed the gathering. He said that this present ceremony is a moment in life to reflect with a focus on social skills, human attitude and values.Principal Dr. Puneet Ahuja apprised the gathering with achievements of college.He also emphasized upon development of soft skills, patient management, clinical skills that college is going to impart to the students. He further added that I.T.S Dental College is making its best efforts that students get top quality education and implement the clinical knowledge on the patients. He also shared his personal experience during his graduation about the doctor- patient trust and relationship. He wished the BDS third year students for entering into clinical domain and to do their best in relieving the pain of their patients.Awards were also given to the Post Graduate students & faculty members for their achievements in their respective specialty. The ceremony concluded with Vote of Thanks followed with National Anthem.The Function ended with a sumptuous lunch for the Faculty, Guests, Parents &students.