The Delhi Government will develop four more Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) and will set up 100 dental clinics in Delhi. Health Minister Satyender Jain, presiding over Delhi Smiles — Dental health Utsav, said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s priority is to upgrade public health services and extend the better healthcare services to the citizens in capital by giving special focus and requesting the government to allocate and avail major share of budget. “For achieving better goals and progress, the game of file- file playing should be stopped. Only then you can ensure better results and achieve the better goal, adding, “Delhi Government will develop four more such MAIDS making total number of five and 100 Dental Clinics in Delhi to serve and provide better healthcare facilities to the people,” said Jain.
Jain also 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, MAIDS. In appreciation towards this immense contribution and providing meritorious services in patient care and quality dental education, all Nine dental specialties of the Institute were awarded. The Heads of various departments received this award on behalf of the Faculty, Staff and Students of the Department. Health minister also gave commendations to the Heads of Departments -Dr.Sunita Gupta- Oral Medicine and Radiology Dr Sujata Mohanty- Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr Mahesh Verma/Dr.Sadhana Mathe- Prosthodontic. Dr Sangita Talwar- Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. Dr Tulika Tripathy- Orthodontics. Dr Mridula Goswami. Dr Arundeep Kaur Lamba- Periodontics. Dr Aaditya Urs- Oral Pathology. Dr Vikrant Mohanty- Public Health Dentistry. – Daily Pioneer