College Central Laboratory

About College Central Laboratory

The College Central Laboratory provides laboratory diagnostic help mainly related to microbiological work to clients including animal owners, farmers, animal breeders, shepherds, State Semen Banks, State owned or private animal farms, State Animal Husbandry Department and Veterinary Hospitals, Haryana Livestock Development Board, Central Sheep Breeding Farm, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India and private pharmaceutical organization like Ranbaxy etc. The Laboratory is mainly dealing with two of the major problems in animals i.e. Brucellosis and Mastitis.

Head of Department: Dean, COVS, LUVAS
Incharge: Dr. N.K. Kakker


Dean, COVS Head of Department  
Dr. N.K. Kakker In charge View Details
Dr. Rajesh Senior Scientist  View Details
Dr. Mahavir Singh Scientist View Details
Dr. Jinu Manoj ADIO View Details

Supporting Staff

Ms. Pooja Laboratory Technician
Sh. Hari Singh Laboratory Assistant
Sh. Sombir Sharma Laboratory Attendant

Research Projects

RKVY Projects

1. Awareness and implementation of mastitis control programme at door step of farmers of Haryana to augment quality milk production 

2. Establishment of molecular diagnostic facilities and strengthening of sero-monitoring activities for Foot and Mouth disease, Haemorrhagic Septicaemia and Brucellosis in Haryana


State Plan & Non Plan Research Schemes

1. Etiology and diagnosis of mastitis and infectious abortion in animals.

2. Strengthening of Veterinary College Central Laboratory

Self-Finance/Revolving fund Schemes:
1. To provide services for microbial and serological diagnostics services related to mastitis, abortion and sexually transmitted diseases and other clinical conditions in domestic animals.

Completed Projects :

1. Efficacy of mastacure in treatment of mastitis cases in cows and buffaloes (2002-03) funded by  M/S Gurudev Veterinaries, Sirsa, Haryana 

2. To evaluate immune response of Mastacure, a homeopathic medicine in mastitic animals (2004-05) funded by  M/S Gurudev Veterinaries, Sirsa, Haryana 

3. Testing of Sheep Flock for Brucellosis (2004-12) funded by Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt. of India 

4. Screening of laboratory animals of Ranbaxy (2005-12) funded by Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Gurgaon, Haryana 

5. Efficacy of Amoxyrum forte andits comparison with other antibiotics in clinical and sub clinical cases of mastitis in cows and in buffaloes (2006-07) funded by M/S Glaxo Pvt. Limited, Mumbai 

6. Sub clinical and clinical mastitis in buffaloes and cows : Diagnosis, prevalence, etiology and control in Haryana state (2009-12) funded by RKVY, Govt. of Haryana

7. Development of S99 antigen based Fluorescence Polarization Assay for detection of Brucella antibodies (2012-16) funded by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India 


 List of equipments costing more than Rs. Two Lakh in CCL

Sr. No.     Name of Equipment  Cost
1. Deep freeze -860 C 7500USD
2. I cycler 96 well 0.2 ml  $9000 +$500
3. Biovis Gel 2000 M4 Gel Documentation and analysis system Rs. 294140
4. Lyophilizer system MCFD 8508 Rs. 725000
5. UVM 340 Microplate reader Rs. 486000
6. Spectrostar monochrometer based multiplate reader Euro 34100
7. Sentry 200 portable FP instrument $14530
8. Sentry 100 Portable FP instrument  $5199.60
9. Sigma 3-18 KS high speed refrigerated table top centrifuge  Rs. 4,88,631
10. Flow Cytometer (Make Accuri Cytometer) Rs. 2984626.88
11. Nucleo cell Somatic Cell Counter Model SCC-100 Euro 12900 
12. 96-well Piko Real qPCR system (Real Time PCR) Euro 18400
13. SFPA Synergy2 multi detection microplate reader $37000 
14. Biohazard Safety Cabinet 100% exhaust Rs. 426540
15. 405 LS Washer W/ultrasonic (G) $13600
16. Digital weighing balance Rs. 238118
17. Azure Biosystems (USA) C-150 imaging system $6800
18. VITEK 2™ Compact system Rs. 2124560.50
19. Biological Safety Cabinet Rs.524820
20. Scan Drop (Analytik Jena) Euro 11000