Managing Director, Penang International Dental College (PIDC)
Pro Chancellor, Vinayaka Missions International University College, Malaysia
Movers and Shakers

The ‘Movers & Shakers’ award recognises YBhg Dato' Sri Dr Sharavanan Shanmugasundaram for developing new benchmarks in medical education.

YBhg Dato' Sri Dr Sharavanan Shanmugasundaram’s global vision and excellent management resulted in the establishment of PIDC which strives to provide the right ambience for students to take up oral healthcare study with a global outlook. The twinning programme in Malaysia and India provides students with great insights on different cultures from around the world. 

PIDC has augmented the human resource capital of Malaysia in the field of Dental Health Care, besides attracting the international student community. PIDC strives to become a world class teaching institution with the thrust given to research in dentistry. PIDC provides students with excellent clinical training besides offering quality oral healthcare treatment to the needy patients.

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon YBhg Dato' Sri Dr Sharavanan Shanmugasundaram the Movers & Shakers Award 2016 for Moving and Shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in medical education.