January 27, 2012 admin

VC GADVASU describes present scenario and future vision on Republic Day

Ludhiana 26. Jan. 2012 : While remembering Dr. B. R. Ambedkar & Martyrs of freedom struggle Dr. V. K. Taneja Vice Chancellor, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University extended his congratulation on 63rd Republic day of country. Dr. Taneja unfurled the National Flag and highlighted the importance and spirit of the Indian Constitution for the development and prosperity of people. R&V Sqn. NCC cadets of GADVASU presented the guard of Honour Dr. Taneja shared the details of University activities in the last 6 years since its emancipation. He explained the new commitments of the University in the present Year. He said that Dairying, Poultry and Fisheries have been accepted as an alternate model to agriculture and there is a great scope to enhance productivity and income in these professions. He said that to provide better services to livestock farmers University has been updated its laboratories, introduced new education courses, improved facilities of Veterinary Hospital.
Explaining details of last years’ achievements he specially mentioned the first convocation of the University. He mentioned the earned projects on research front in the field of disease diagnosis, biotechnology, reproduction and pharmacology from different agencies. He highlighted the workshop on environmental pollutants and their impact on human and animal health which was collaborated with university of Saskatchewan. He described the success of hatching and rearing of exotic layer variety of Ducks.
Value added fish, chicken, meat and milk products training by different departments of university will increase the income of farmers. He described that the Scientists are working on monitoring, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment of outbreak of foot mouth diseases (FMD), H S, brucellosis and nitrate poisoning.
         Dr. Taneja told that the NABARD has sanctioned a loan of Rs.40 Crores for infrastructure development. Farmer’s and Scientist’s hostels are almost ready to cater to these communities. Discussing future plan he said that we are working on Vision-2030, developing cutting edge technology to increase productivity. A new unit of wild life would also be established to provide services to Zoo and wild animals.
He explained the important achievements of teachers and students in the field of Education, Sports & Cultural activities. Students & invited artists filled colours, emotions and rhythm with their performances in the function. Officers, Teachers, Employees and students of the University attended the function enthusiastically.           

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