Staff Correspondent

HUBLI: The "Master Class" and "Masters in Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics)" degree programmes, as part of which Kings College, London, conducts a residential programme at SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, was inaugurated on Monday.

The SDM college is collaborating with the Kings College, London for the second consecutive year in India.

Speaking at the function, principal C. Bhasker Rao said that such programmes were essential for updating knowledge. They would be beneficial to not only graduates and postgraduates but also private practitioners. They also would play an important role in conducting research, exchange of faculty and in student exchange programmes, he added.