Year : 2012 | Volume
: 15 | Issue : 3 | Page : 306-
Dr. C. P. Govilla (16-12-1935 to 4-6-2012): A tribute.
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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Dr. C. P. Govila, a pioneer of Federation of Operative Dentistry of India, passed away on 4th June 2012 after a brief illness. He was born on the 16th December 1935 and was among the first batch of MDS in Operative Dentistry from Government Dental College, Mumbai. He joined the Dental Faculty of the King George's Medical College in the year 1965. He started post-graduate course in this subject of expertise in the year 1977. Padambhushan Dr. Anil Kohli, Ex-President Dental Council of India was one of his first batch students. He not only headed the department of Operative Dentistry but also went on to become the Dean, faculty of Dental Sciences in King George's Medical College. He retired from his service on 15th December, 1995. He also served as the first Vice Chancellor of U.P. King George's Dental University in 2004. He served the profession as President and Founder member of Federation Operative Dentistry of India, President Indian Endodontic Society, President Indian Dental Association Lucknow Branch, Member Dental Council of India, and Member of Board of Studies in different Universities across countries. He is survived by his wife and two sons, one of them being an eminent Periodontist, Dr. Vivek Govila, who is a member of Dental Council of India and honorary consultant to the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.