Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7 Brazilian Projects tients Care, together with the Paulista Chilean Projects Chile shows proudly its two new Master Fellows: Doctors José Matas Colom and Raúl Corvalán Bucher. Programs of Continuing Training have continued t President Rajesh Chandna 2017 Officers President: Rajesh Chandna President Elect: O.P. Kharbanda Secretary Gen’l Emeritus: J.C. Chandna Past President: S.M. Balaji Registrar: Rajiv K. Chugh Vice President: K.K. Chopra Treasurer: Meera Verma Deputy Registrar: Y.K. Virmani Assistant Registrar: Vineeta Chugh Chief Editor: Mahesh Verma Scientiic Editor: Pradip Jayna Section VI INDIA, SRI LANKA, NE PAL Editor: Mahesh Verma President’s Greeting Rajesh Chandna It is a great privilege and honor for me to be elected as the President of ICD Section VI. I am extremely thankful to the BOR and Fellows of ICD Section VI to entrust me with this honor and serve Section VI with selless service and commitment. his year, as I don two hats as the ICD International President and Section VI President, I would like to focus, encourage and continue to serve our Section with the same zeal and enthusiasm as our previous leaders, who have already set the bar high through leadership and dedicated services. One of my goals is sharing, along with digitalization. I would like to remain in contact with all Fellows in helping them communicate and share their services, experiences, stories and honor through the digital communications, to better promote and create awareness of our prestigious College. hrough digitalization, we look forward to covering a broader amount of information from all Sections and Fellows serving the College through their dedicated eforts towards humanitarian programs, continuing dental education and generous charities. Two Section VI esteemed Fellows were recognised by the College Oice at the 2016 International Council meeting: Dr. A. Kumarswamy, 2016 Section VI President, was awarded ICD’s Presidential Citation, and Dr. Rajiv K. Chugh, Section VI Registrar, was the irst recipient of ICD’s Distinguished Service Award. Registrar’s Report Rajiv Chugh Section VI is in its 52nd year since inception, and we have come a long way. he team is energetic, and this year we had a huge number of scientiic and social activities. Board of Regents he Section VI Board of Regents met four times in 2016, discussed and made decisions. he major issue for Section VI remains the renewal and retention of membership. A new board position has been appointed to deliberate and take steps. It was decided by 2016 President Balaji to hold a conference to make the ICD and its activities known to the dental community all over India. he Section is working to keep the Sri Lanka region active and add members from the Nepal region. Section VI Journal of ICD (JICD) is being published biannually and is circulated free of charge to all Fellows of Section VI and dental institutions in India. Contact Information ICD Section VI Registrar Dr. Rajiv Chugh W-5 Greater Kailash-Part 1 New Delhi, 110 024 India Tel: 91-11-9810020577 SectionVI Past President Dr. S.M. Balaji (middle) receives the Appreciation Award from SectionVI Registrar Dr. Rajiv Chugh (left) and Dr. Dibyendu Mazumder, President of the Dental Council of India (right). Journal of the International College of Dentists 4 0 T H E G LO B E • 2 0 1 7