diamond jubilee celebrations of the Dental Council of India (DCI). "People in rural areas need dental healthcare at affordable prices," Acharya added. RGUHS V-C S Ramanand Shetty said the government is reluctant to start dental colleges. "Even after 50 years since Independence, we got a second dental college only last year," Shetty added. DCI president Anil Kohli said youths should strive to become teachers in dental colleges. "Teachers need to publish more research papers too."