In 2003, with the mission of emerging as an institute of regional and global excellence in the field of dental education, patient care and research, the dental wing of MAMC as Maulana Azad Dental College and Hospital granted an independent status under the Government of NCT of Delhi. by name Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS).
It is located in the heart of National Capital Territory of Delhi and surrounded by Chandni Chowk, Daryaganj, Connaught Place and the Ferozshah Kotla. MAIDS is situated in a spacious campus alongside the city’s four prestigious landmark hospitals namely, Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak Hospital, G. B Pant and Guru Nanak Eye Centre.
On the basis of reports of independent rating agencies -Hansa Research, Drishti Strategic Research Services and Nielsen India, MAIDS has been ranked the “Best Dental College in India”. This has been declared as “Best Dental College in India” from last year’s seventh time in a row.
As per reports, 310 colleges participated in ranking procedure and MAIDS outshine all 310 colleges and institutions.
MAIDS is committed to quality oral health care to be archived through complying with quality standards within the framework of regulatory requirements, up gradation of technology and facilities enabling to provide state of art services, striving for continuous quality improvement to ensure maximum patient satisfaction and high skilled training in various disciplines of dentistry.
MAIDS has now become the first dental college in the country to be accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Care Providers (NABH). This is recognition of the high standard of quality that is being followed in our institution.
As per Dr.Mahesh Verma, Director & Principal, MAIDS said” Working with the philosophy that, the only way to reach your goals is to keep walking, the work of constructing Phase-II of MAIDS shall start shortly. The new building shall have 12 more floors dedicated to research and improvement in dental education.”
He added, “We also plan to implement by next year, our aim of taking dental care to the patient’s doorsteps, by opening satellite centers in remote parts of Delhi. Needless to say, we as a team at the institute are working against time to make that happen.”
MAIDS is the only government institute to offer a postgraduate program, also offers 5year undergraduate programme, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS), in all nine dental specialties.
Institute’s unique and conducive environment nurtures each student and gives them a unique sense of responsibility and passion.
The institute is also the only dental institute in the country to have partnered in the development of indigenous dental implant system in India under the New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative- Dental Implant Project (NMITLI) in collaboration with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the statement added.