Silver Jubilee Reunion of MCODS, Mangalore Batch of 1990

The 1990 batch celebrated their Silver Jubilee reunion on the 10th and 11th July 2015 at Mangalore. Total of 55 alumni with families had attended the program. The accommodation was arranged at Hotel Ocean Pearl, Mangalore. The transport was provided from the institution for both the days. The photographer and videographer was also arranged by the institution. The program was well managed and alumni attended the meet from all over the world. Dr. Ashwini Rao and Dr. Savitha Shenoy who belong to 1990 batch and presently faculty at MCODS, Mangalore coordinated with the batch.

July 11, 2015

The two day program was as follows:

1oth July 2015:

Morning: Talk by two alumni at Medical Education Hall from 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM

1.       Dr. Darshanjit Singh Pannu DDS

Department of Oral Rehabilitation

College of Dental Medicine, GC-4224

Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

TOPIC: “Full mouth rehabilitation

2.       Dr. Srinivasa R. Chandra, MD BDS FDSRCS(Eng)

2.Oral Maxillofacial - Head & Neck Oncologic

2.Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

2.University of Washington

TOPIC: Expanded Scope- “Maxillofacial Surgery”

The program was attended by about 100 delegates including alumni, interns, post graduate students and faculty members. The program was inaugurated by the Dean, MCODS, Mangalore Dr. Dilip G Naik. The gathering was welcomed by Dr. Arathi Rao, Alumni Coordinator. Everyone appreciated the talk and the refreshments that were provided.

Evening: Formal Gathering

Venue: Hotel Motimahal                            Time: 7.00PM to 10.45PM

Formal program was arranged were all the teachers who had taught the batch were invited.                           Dr. Surendra Shetty, Pro VC, Mangalore Campus, Dr. Dilip G Naik, Dean, MCODS, Mangalore, Dr. Poornima Baliga, Dean, KMC Manipal, Dr. Vivian Dsouza, Assoc. Dean, KMC Manipal, Dr, Ashita Uppoor Assoc Dean MCODS, Mangalore, Mr. Prasanna Kailaje, Director Alumni Relations, Manipal were present at the occasion. Heads of various departments also attended the program. Many Ex- faculties and post graduate students who had taught the batch also arrived to attend the program from different parts of the state.

90 batch, Dr. Rahul Wagle, was the masters of the ceremony, Welcome address was given by Dr. Vidyasaraswati (presently Prof. & Head, Conservative Dentistry, MCODS, Manipal) and vote of thanks was rendered by Dr. Ashwini Rao, (presently Prof. & Head, Public Health Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore). All the faculty were honoured with flowers. Dr. Aboobakar Siddique raised the toast and did a splendid presentation. The Pro VC, the Dean, MCODS Mangalore and the Director Alumni Relations addressed the audience.

Mr. Prasanna, on behalf of the University distributed University logo Pins and Tshirts. All the alumni appreciated the gifts and thanked the University for the same

11th July 2015:

Time: 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM

1.       Photo Session at TMA Pai Convention Centre

2.       Visit to the College, Meeting all faculty, non teaching staff, library, Marena, Hostels


Venue: Hotel Ocean Pearl                           Time: 6.30PM to 10.45PM

An informal gathering of only 1990 batch was arranged where the alumni exchanged their personnel informations.

On both the days, they also visited all the places of eatery, beaches, malls etc to savour the old memories. All the alumni left Mangalore on 12th July 2015 with beautiful memories.