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Technology Incubation Centre, Directorate of HRM, LUVAS

Fostering Innovation in Veterinary, Animal and Dairy Sciences

In 2022, the Core Group of the Intellectual Property Rights Management and Commercialization Unit, Directorate of HRM, LUVAS, proposed the establishment of a “Technology Incubation Centre (TIC)” at the Directorate of HRM, LUVAS. In alignment with the guidelines of the Prime Minister’s Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) scheme, launched by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India, the TIC was subsequently established at LUVAS.

The Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) at LUVAS is dedicated to nurturing and accelerating innovative ideas that advance veterinary, animal, and dairy sciences. Our mission is to translate pioneering research into practical products and services that enhance animal health, welfare, and productivity, adding value to dairy and livestock products for the benefit of society.

Our Vision

We aim to be a leading hub for technological innovation and entrepreneurship in veterinary, animal, and dairy sciences. We strive to drive advancements that improve animal health and well-being through collaborative efforts, foster sustainable practices, and promote economic growth in Haryana.

Our Mission

  • Promote Innovation: Encourage and support cutting-edge research and ideas in Veterinary and Dairy sciences.
  • Support Startups: Provide comprehensive incubation support to startups, including mentorship, funding, and access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Foster Collaboration: Build strong partnerships with industry, academia, and government to facilitate collaborative research and development.
  • Enhance Skill Development: Offer training and development programs to enhance the entrepreneurial skills of researchers and students, preparing them for success in the competitive landscape.

Management of TIC

The Working Group for TIC is as follows:

  1. Director HRM - Chairman
  2. Dean, College of Veterinary Science (COVS) - Member
  3. Dean, College of Dairy Science and Technology (CODST) - Member
  4. Director of Research - Member
  5. Dr. Tejinder Pal Singh, Department of Dairy Microbiology, CODST - Member
  6. Dr. Sushma, Department of Veterinary Pathology - Member
  7. Dr. Sushil Kumar, Department of Animal Nutrition - Member
  8. Dr. Pawan Kumar, Department of Animal Biotechnology - Member
  9. Dr. Monika, LPT - Member
  10. Head of the Department of the technology to be commercialized/utilized – Member
  11. Concerned Scientist - Invited Member
  12. Dr. Naresh Kumar Kakker, Consultant Faculty - Special Invitee
  13. Dr. Shalini Arora, CODST -Nodal Officer

PMFME Scheme: Boosting Micro Food Processing Enterprises

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India, launched the Prime Minister Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) scheme to support the up-gradation of existing and new Micro Food Processing Enterprises (MFPEs), Farmer’s Producer’s Organizations (FPOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), and Cooperatives in Haryana. As part of this initiative, Technology Incubation Centers play a pivotal role in promoting One District One Product (ODOP).

Benefits of the PMFME Scheme at TIC, LUVAS

Under the PMFME scheme, micro-entrepreneurs, SHGs, FPOs, and cooperatives can utilize the Technology Incubation Center at LUVAS to manufacture their products without capital investment. This facility is equipped to provide essential support and resources to empower local enterprises and promote economic sustainability.

Processing Lines at TIC, LUVAS

The Technology Incubation Center (TIC) at LUVAS, funded under the PMFME scheme, offers comprehensive support through specialized processing lines. These processing lines are tailored to meet the diverse needs of the veterinary, animal sciences, and dairy industries, focusing on innovative solutions and sustainable practices.

  1. Milk & Milk Products

The dairy sector is crucial for nutritional security and economic stability, especially in rural areas. This processing line focuses on the development and enhancement of milk and milk-based products.

Support Provided:

  • Quality Testing: Ensuring that raw milk meets quality standards before processing.
  • Pasteurization: Utilizing high-temperature short-time (HTST) pasteurization techniques to eliminate harmful bacteria while retaining nutritional value.
  • Homogenization: Breaking down fat molecules in milk to create a uniform and stable product.
  • Cheese Production: Offering facilities for the production of various types of cheese, including hard, soft, and processed cheeses.
  • Yogurt and Fermented Products: Providing resources for the production of yogurt, kefir, and other fermented milk products.
  • Packaging Solutions: Advanced packaging facilities to extend the shelf life of milk products while maintaining quality.


  • Enhancement of product quality and safety.
  • Diversification of dairy products to meet market demands.
  • Reduction of post-harvest losses and improvement in supply chain efficiency.
  1. Compound Feed for Animals

Overview: Animal nutrition is a critical component of livestock productivity and health. This processing line aims to improve the quality and availability of compound feed.

Support Provided:

  • Formulation Development: Assistance in developing nutritionally balanced feed formulations tailored to specific animal needs.
  • Raw Material Testing: Ensuring the quality of raw materials such as grains, oilseeds, and additives.
  • Mixing and Blending: State-of-the-art equipment for the accurate mixing and blending of feed ingredients.
  • Pelleting: Converting feed into pellets to enhance palatability and digestibility for animals.
  • Quality Control: Regular testing and monitoring to ensure feed quality and compliance with standards.


  • Enhanced animal growth and productivity.
  • Reduced feed costs through optimized formulations.
  • Improved health and welfare of livestock.
  1. Mineral Mixture for Livestock and Poultry

Overview: Balanced mineral nutrition is essential for the optimal health and productivity of livestock and poultry. This processing line focuses on the formulation and production of mineral mixtures.

Support Provided:

  • Custom Formulation: Developing mineral mixtures tailored to the specific needs of different livestock and poultry species.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensuring that mineral mixtures meet regulatory standards and nutritional requirements.
  • Mixing and Packaging: Facilities for the accurate mixing and packaging of mineral supplements.
  • Distribution Support: Assistance in the efficient distribution of mineral mixtures to farmers and feed manufacturers.


  • Prevention of mineral deficiencies in livestock and poultry.
  • Enhanced reproductive performance and growth rates.
  • Improved overall health and productivity of animals.
  1. Animal Farm Waste to Wealth

Overview: Sustainable management of farm waste is crucial for environmental protection and resource optimization. This processing line converts animal farm waste into valuable products.

Support Provided:

  • Composting: Converts organic waste into nutrient-rich compost to improve soil health and fertility.
  • Vermicomposting: Uses earthworms to turn animal manure into high-quality, nutrient-rich vermicomposting.
  • Dung Products: Transforms animal dung into dung cakes, and organic fertilizers, creating additional revenue streams for farmers.


  • Reduction of environmental pollution from animal waste.
  • Generation of renewable energy and organic fertilizers.
  • Enhancement of soil health and fertility.
  • Contribution to sustainable agricultural practices.

The Technology Incubation Center at LUVAS, through its diverse processing lines, provides robust support for innovation and entrepreneurship. By focusing on milk and milk products, compound feed for animals, mineral mixtures for livestock and poultry, and converting animal farm waste to wealth, TIC aims to enhance productivity, sustainability, and economic viability in these critical areas. These initiatives not only support micro-entrepreneurs, SHGs, FPOs, and cooperatives but also contribute significantly to the overall development and modernization of the animal husbandry sector in Haryana.

Organizing Awareness Sessions

LUVAS, in collaboration with SPMU/SNA, is pleased to organize awareness sessions on MSME schemes and entrepreneurial development for trainees engaged in various activities at LUVAS. These sessions aim to help participants fully leverage the benefits of central and state government schemes.

What We Offer

  1. Incubation Services
  • Mentorship: Guidance from experienced professionals and industry experts.
  • Funding Support: Assistance in securing funding from various sources including grants, investors, and venture capital.
  • Workspace: Access to modern office spaces and laboratories equipped with the latest technology.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, researchers, and industry leaders.
  1. Research and Development
  • Collaborative Projects: Opportunities to participate in joint research projects with leading institutions and industry partners.
  • Innovation Labs: State-of-the-art laboratories for conducting advanced research and prototyping.
  • Technology Transfer: Support in the commercialization of research outputs and technologies.
  1. Training and Workshops
  • Entrepreneurship Programs: Tailored programs to develop entrepreneurial skills and business acumen.
  • Technical Training: Hands-on training sessions on the latest technologies and methodologies in veterinary and dairy science.
  • Workshops and Seminars: Regular events featuring industry experts and thought leaders.

Success Stories

At the Technology Incubation Center at LUVAS, our success is defined by the remarkable achievements of our incubates. We are proud to highlight some of our successful startups:

  1. Shaktivardhak Farmers Producer Organization, Hisar
    • Impact: Empowering farmers through collective action and sustainable agricultural practices.
  2. Herbchick India Pvt. Ltd., Dujana, Jhajjar
    • Impact: The impact of Herbchick’s Keto-friendly Chicken Bars extends beyond convenience and nutrition. By offering high-protein, keto-friendly options, Herbchick is Promoting Healthier Choices and Supporting Active Lifestyles.
  3. First Choice Vety Diagnostic Lab, Jind
    • Impact: Pioneering diagnostic solutions that enhance animal health management and disease prevention.

These startups exemplify the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship fostered at LUVAS. They have not only made significant impacts in veterinary, animal, and dairy sciences and livestock products but also contributed to the economic and social development of Haryana.

How to Apply

Join us in transforming innovative ideas into reality. Whether you are a researcher, student, or entrepreneur with a groundbreaking idea, TIC at LUVAS is here to support your journey. (LINK Annexure-I and Annexure-II)

Contact Us


Dr. Rajesh Khurana, DHRM

Chairman, Technology Incubation Center,
Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences,
New Campus, Northern By-Pass, Chandigarh Road, Hisar, Haryana
Phone: 01662289503; 016662-256146 (O)


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