VSPM's Dental College & Research Centre, Nagpur
VSPM’s Dental College & Research Centre, Nagpur; a constituent of VSPMAHE, started by visionary Shri Ranjeetbabu Deshmukh in 1996, is situated at Digdoh Hills, Hingna, Nagpur. VSPMAHE is a non-profit organization that works with the purpose of making education a trusted means for achieving the socio-economic development of the rural people in the Central India region. The initiatives of VSPM society are providing educational and healthcare facilities in the Central India region.
The college is spread on a sprawling area of 7.5 acres. The campus in general and college, in particular, is well equipped with world-class infrastructure for students, employees & patients for optimal training and healthcare. The classrooms and seminar halls are equipped with smart boards and ICT facilities.
The green campus provides a superlative environment for students away from the hustle and bustle of the city yet not too far away at the same time. VSPM DCRC is affiliated to MUHS, Nashik and recognized by the Dental Council of India The institute at present offers a BDS program with 100 undergraduate seats and an MDS program in 7 specialties with 26 seats. Along with this, a Ph.D. program in six subjects and fellowship programs in Implantology are also offered.
The institute provides a favorable and ingenious oral healthcare environment, catering rural population with a community-oriented curriculum and promotes learning with best educational practices and sound academics. The HSET (health science education technology) unit is the pride of the institute in terms of teaching and learning resources, one of the first established units in the state. Its aim is to deliver quality education by conducting modules on academic leadership, basic and advanced teacher training and Research Methodology.
The Institute has various clinical skill models with structured programs to provide the students with first hand simulated clinical experience. Several classrooms and beyond classroom activities are conducted using ICT enabled tools. The institute has highly qualified and dedicated full-time staff ensuring adequate student-teacher ratio.
The institute has kept up with changing facets in oral healthcare provision and dental education. Along with regular treatment, highly advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities are provided to serve the rural population. The college also provides extension services through satellite clinics and camps.
In today’s rapidly growing universe of demand for healthcare services, VSPMDCRC stands as a model by functioning in all aspects of excellence, encompassing clinical expertise, academic training, and innovations in oral healthcare through research, blended with technological advances. In addition, faculty development with impeccable professional ethics, enriched with a sense of social responsibility, ultimately providing dental and public health practices of the highest standard. Complementing this is the unwavering commitment to education and knowledge. Since inception, VSPMDCRC promotes excellence in dental teaching, research, and oral healthcare combined with community service through a sustained functional model. These assets have remarkably transformed the functioning of VSPMDCRC that began with a thatch roof structured college with limited facilities in 1996 to a premier dental institute at present.