The Metamorphisis of a small hamlet in the Western ghats called Sullia into an educational hub was initiated by the Founder President of Academy of Liberal Education® (AOLE) Late Dr. Kurunji Venkatramana Gowda sir, who is now referred to as Architect of Modern Sullia. He always dreamt of a health care facility catering to the needs of rural population. The legacy was carried forward by his son Dr. Renukaprasad K V, General Secretary, AOLE (R) by getting laurels to the institution related to infrastructure, equipments and organizing camps going in hand with the vision and mission of the institution. Dr. Jyothi Renukaprasad, Director, AOLE, shares equal responsibilities with her husband in providing timely suggestions and guidance.
The journey of KVG Dental College & Hospital, Sullia began with the first step on October 2nd 1991and today it is recognized nationally and internationally, completing 30 years of existence. Presently, the institution has an undergraduate intake of 100, Postgraduate courses in all 9 specialities with an intake of 41 students and 2 Postgraduate Diploma seats per year.
Vision : To be an Institution of excellence in dental education and research to provide quality dental healthcare to rural population.
Mission : KVG Dental College is achieved through standard goals of
• Working together and effectively for curricular development, teaching learning and evaluation process.
• Cultivating an environment to promote research innovations
• Focusing on public health and community services.
The trust governs sixteen Institutions which includes KVG Dental College & Hospital, KVG Medical College & Hospital, KVG Engineering College, KVG Ayurveda Medical College, KVG Law College, KVG International Public School, KVG Polytechnic, etc in a campus spanning over 60 acres.
K.V.G. Dental College & Hospital follows the course curriculum prescribed by Dental Council of India and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka (RGUHS). RGUHS is the premier institute celebrating its Silver Jubilee in the year 2021.
The college focuses on allround development of Students. The faculty of the institution are well renowned and are trained in teaching learning methodology. The Institution excels in academic achievements which are evidenced by the academic performance of the Institution which comprises of more than 270 University ranks with 8gold medals and 108 University ranks secured in the year 2019 alone. The Institution has bagged more than 25 medals in state level sports competitions. All the staff and students are immunized for Hepatitis B and covaxin. Continual Dental educational programs are conducted every month to enrich the students and faculty. The Institution has an active Internal Quality Assurance Cell with various committees like Anti ragging Cell, Womens cell, Sexual harassment Redressal cell, Parent Teachers Association, Alumni association, Students Grievance Redressal Cell, Tobacco Cessation Center, etc.
The Institution has been actively involved in organizing outreach programs to reach out to remote and resource challenged areas. The Institution has taken a great initiative in providing free transport facility and free dental treatment for follow up patients which bridges the biggest challenge faced in remote rural area. The Institution has four Primary Health centers, two Community health centers and a satellite centre at Bellare. "MuguluNageYojane" is a maiden project of the AOLE® whereby two schools are adopted by the Institution to render preventive and therapeutic treatment to the students on a regular basis. Two villages are adopted by the Institution to provide free dental treatment. More than hundred ASHA workers of Sullia Taluk are trained every year to create Dental Health Awareness among the rural population in and around Sullia Taluk. The NSS unit of the Institution has conducted several camps in rural areas apart from the awareness programs. Youth Red Cross has been an active unit to serve the rural population through organizing Blood camps. Our Institution is in collaboration with Government of Karnataka for 'DantaBhagyaYojane', where free complete dentures will be given to the senior citizens of BPL card Holders. Swacch Bharath Summer Internship Program, SwacchBharathAbhiyan, Vanamahotsav, Anti Tobacco day, International yoga day with training camp, etc are conducted regularly. Cultural week, Dental Premier League, Sports Day, Sports week are part of the Institutional activities.
KVG Dental College & Hospital, Kurunjibag, Sullia D.K, Karnataka, India -574 327
K.V.G.Dental College & Hospital
Phone: 08257 235148