Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Manav Rachna Dental College, Faridabad, OSGOD and Indian Orthodontic Society coducted“TORQUE 2016” First Intercollegiate Orthodontic Quiz along with a lecture by Dr. Puneet Batra titled “The Art of Reading and Learning during Post Graduation in Orthodontics” on Friday 23rd September 2016 at Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad (Delhi-NCR), India.
Department of Orthodontics at Manav Rachna Dental College had come up with a novel idea of clubbing a CDE with an interdental college orthodontic quiz. Previously such quizes were only held at National PG conventions. This program was designed to provide a platform for postgraduate students to shower their knowledge and understand the various elements encompassing the postgraduate journey.
The occasion was graced by Dr O.P. Kharbanda, Chief of Centre for Dental Education, AIIMS as Chief Guest; Dr Ragini, Former Dean and presently Professor & HOD, Department of Orthodontics, Jamia Millia Islamia University Dental College as Guest of Honour; Maj. Gen. P.N. Awasthi VSM (Retd), Advisor, MRDC; Dr Arundeep Singh, Director-Principal, MRDC; among others.
What made the event memorable was the enthusiastic response, as MRDC registered one of the largest participation—with as many as 35 Dental Colleges including AIIMS (Department of Orthodontics), Maulana Azad Dental College, Army Dental College, Aurobindo Dental College, Indore, Government Dental College, Rohtak, Government Dental College, Shimla, PGIMER Chandigarh, Sudha Rastogi Dental College, to name a few, participating from various parts of the country, such as Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and the like!
35 teams reported for the quiz participation and a preliminary written round of 50 MCQs was given to each team. Top 5 teams were selected for the final Quiz which was conducted by Dr. Sridhar Kannan and his team. There were 16 rounds covering all the streams of Orthodontics, each round was visual. The quiz was won by AIIMS, New Delhi. The detailed result is as follows:
DR. GYANDA MISHRA
DR. ANUJ CHAUHAN
PGIMS DENTAL COLLEGE ROHTAK
DR. BHUMIKA PATEL
DR. SHAKTI KUMAR
SUDHA RASTOGI DENTAL COLLEGE
DR. SANA BINT AZIZ
DR. SRISHTI BHATIA
DR. SHUBRA JAIN
DR. SOHAIL ARORA
DR. ANIL SISARA
ARMY DENTAL CENTRE, R & R. HOSPITALNEW DELHI
MAJOR ASHUTOSH BHARDWAJ
MAJOR ABHISHEK SINGLA
MAJOR GAURAV PRATAP SINGH
All the 5 teams received medals and certificates. Top 3 teams were presented with prizes in the form of Orthodontic products sponsored by 3M Unitek. More than 50 prizes were also given to the audience.
To improve ourselves we have given the feedback form to all the delegates at the end of the program. Analysis of the feedback shows significant overall satisfaction level from all delegates.
Dr. Sridhar Kannan
Organizing Chairman , “TORQUE 2016”
Professor & Head
Department of Orthodontics