The event MIDAS is an inter-dental fest conducted by the IDA Madras branch every year, This year the 8th MIDAS fest was a huge success, the scientific convention took place at Chettinad dental college, the sports at our very own SRM Kattankulathur Dental College and the Cultural at Saveetha Dental College.
The academic toppers of the year were awarded by IDA and our students participated and won prizes at the scientific convention. Abhishek, Anudarsh, Nivetha, Cinthya, Deepa Mala, Swathy, Backiyalakshmi from IIIrd year Aravind and Chetan from IVth year Fahad and Lakshmi Rathan from the CRI batch were the prize winners at the cultural. And our students also enthusiastically participated in the Cultural extravaganza and won prizes. The Music team lead by Marshall won at the group singing.Madhuvanthitha a IVth year student was given the title Ms.Midas at the fashion show.
The sports meet was beautifully hosted by our college with the help of our student volunteers headed by our respected dean and vice Principal and coordinated by our staff volunteers. The prelims were held on 19th and 20th of March and the finals were held on 2nd and 3rd of April. About 18 colleges from all over TamilNadu had participated with about 1500 students. Various games like football, cricket, basketball, throw ball, volleyball, badminton, and tennis were conducted.Various indoor games like carrom, chess, table tennis etc, and track and field events were conducted.
Our Students participated and won prizes with the true spirit of sportsmanship in spite of studying in a workload professional course such as dentistry. The members of the Directorate of sports –SRM university were very supportive to complete the event in a successful manner. The sports meet of MIDAS 2016 was a great success and we the Staff and Students of SRMKDC are looking forward to conducting and participate in more such events in the future.