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NSS Swatch Bharath

The NSS unit of Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, SBV, along with department of Public Health Dentistry organized a one day swatch bharath campaign and oral health program at Government Middle School, Kuttiyankuppam, on 6th November 2016. This swatch bharath campaign emphasized the importance of plastic free environment to the people and students of Government Middle School, Kuttiyankuppam. The program was inaugurated by Dr. Shantha Devy, Vice Principal (Student affairs), IGIDS and village president. Dr. Ramu, NSS Program officer, conducted the program. The main aim of this NSS campaign was to remove plastic and house hold wastes in and around school campus. The school students were updated regarding environmental cleanliness and its importance and about prevention of communicable diseases. The program also created awareness among people of Kuttiyankuppam. Recommendations were given to the village president to place more dust bins in suitable areas where dust accumulation are more. In this program, oral health screening and treatments like scaling, extractions and restorations were done. A total of 152 were screened and 200 treatments were delivered.