Silchar, April 22: A free dental health check up camp was organized by National Service Scheme (NSS) Units I and II, Gurucharan College in collaboration with Extension Services Cell of the same College at Itkholaghat slum Silchar on Sunday. This noble initiative of the NSS units of the college benefited the patients. Around 70 patients were examined at the camp. The camp was held with an objective of providing medical service for basic dental health issues, fostering awareness and motivating dental hygiene maintenance among the target patients constituted primarily by the slum dwellers. Free medicines were also distributed to the patients at the camp.
In the inaugural session, Dr Devarati Roy Dutta Choudhury, oral and dental surgeon who conducted the camp, was felicitated by Prof Jaydeep Bhattacharjee, the convener of the IQAC of the college. Dr Apratim Nag and Prof Mehdi Hasan Chowdhury, programme officers of the NSS, Units I and II respectively were also present during the free dental health check up camp.