Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, has contributed an amount of Rs 45 Lakh towards procurement of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) equipment for Army College of Dental Sciences (ACDS), Secunderabad.

The equipment was inaugurated today at ACDS, Secunderabad in the presence of Major General RK Singh, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Telangana & Andhra Sub Area & Chairman, Army College of Dental Sciences, Commodore Siddharth Mishra (Retd), CMD, BDL, Shri N Srinivasulu, Director (Finance), BDL, Army officials, doctors and students of the college.

CBCT is a 3-D imaging modality, which allows collecting valuable diagnostic information for a range of dental and maxillofacial applications, including Endodontics, Implantology, Orthognathics, Orthodontics and oral & maxillofacial surgeries.

CMD, BDL Commodore Siddharth Mishra (Retd) stated that “BDL as a part of CSR initiative is extending support to improve the health infrastructure in the country. The Cone Beam Computed Tomography equipment installed today will serve as a boon for the economically weak patients in addition to the retired defence personnel”.

The equipment has been introduced for the first time in ACDS, Secunderabad. This equipment would help in enhancing the quality of dental care provided to the retired defence personnel / rural population. The Post Graduate students of the College will also be benefitted while pursuing their research and develop case studies.