February 15, 2012 admin


Ludhiana-15-Feb, 2012.: Faculty members and post graduate student of the Department of Veterinary Medicine, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana participated in the 30th Annual Convention and National Symposium of Indian Society of Veterinary Medicine held at Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, Mizorum. The participants presented research papers on various aspects of animal health management and diseases. Their presentations were widely appreciated and bagged 6 awards in different scientific sessions. Dr S S Randhawa, Director Research cum Dean Post Graduate Studies, GADVASU presented lead papers on fore-stomach disorders of ruminants which is a major problem of dairy animals. Dr Kirti Dua, Head, Department of Veterinary medicine, presented a lead lecture on the Farm Animal Welfare and stressed the importance of animal welfare in the changing animal husbandry scenario of the country.   Besides this Dr. B K Bansal, Dr S K Uppal, Dr Sushma Chhabra and Dr Naimi Chand chaired different scientific sessions of this conference. Dr Rakesh Ranjan was awarded with ISVM appreciation award in recognition of his contribution to the cause of the society. Research papers on management of skin diseases in laboratory animals, respiratory diseases in wild animals and eye disorders in goats were awarded with best oral presentation awards by team of scientists. A paper presented by Dr Raj Sukhbir Singh on management of tetanus in wild monkeys was also appreciated by the scientific gathering and awarded best oral presentation award in wild life medicine section. Post-graduate student M S Dhami’s presentation of fungal conjunctivitis in goats was also judged best oral presentation award in infectious disease session.  

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