Dr Govila left us on June 4, 2012. Dr. C. P. Govila was born on the 16th December,1935.He was amongst the first batch of MDS in Operative Dentistry from Nair Dental College. He joined the Dental Faculty of the King George Medical College in the year 1965. And started post graduate course in this subject of expertise in the year 1977.He not only headed the department of Operative Dentistry but also went on to become the Dean, faculty of Dental Sciences in King Georgeâ€™s Medical College. He retired from his service on 15 th December, 1995.He was also the first Vice Chancellor of the Dental University in 2004. He served the profession as President and Founder member Federation Operative Dentistry of India, President Indian Endodontic Society. He was a very nice person loved by all his students and collegues, who will miss him.