Chhattisgarh Dental College & Research Institute (CDCRI), Rajnandgaon was established in 2001 by Youth Foundation of India. It is a pioneer in dental education in Chhattisgarh and is a first Dental College of Chhattisgarh was started by Minority Community.
Library: At present library has area of 7000 sq.ft including separate reading room and has over 3500 books covering all subjects in dentistry as well as medical subjects. There are about 25 internationally acclaimed dental journals and 18 national journals. The library resources include good collection of prescribed textbooks, reference works like handbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedia, audio & videocassettes, 71 CD's related to various dental problems and its treatment. The library extends its facilities through separate reading section and also covers photocopying facility so that the students to increase their knowledge in a spacious set-up.
Canteen: The institute is running a pure vegetarian mess & canteen in its premises. A new specious mess building equipped with ultra modern kitchen is newly constructed with separate dinning halls for girls, boys and staff.A canteen is also available in the premises and serves all kinds of fast and packed food and snack.
Separate Hostel for boys and girls are available with a capacity of 200 and 400 intakes respectively. The accommodation is well furnished with bed, mattress, wardrobe, table and chair etc.