The Department started as Department of Medicine and Surgery in 1948 with the establishment of the Camp Veterinary College, Hisar on shift of the college from Lahore to Hisar; however, became functioning as full-fledged Department of Veterinary Medicine in 1966. In 1994, the department got bifurcated into “Clinical Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence” and “Preventive Medicine” as per VCI guidelines with Preventive Medicine merged with Department of Veterinary Epidemiology. Later in 2010, the Preventive Medicine again merged in Clinical Medicine to come up as Department of Veterinary Medicine as per VCI – Minimum Standard of Veterinary Education regulations (2008). The Department of Veterinary Medicine is actively engaged in imparting training in the areas of Veterinary Clinical and Preventive Medicine, Animal Welfare, Ethics and Jurisprudence to the under graduate (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) and post-graduate (M.V.Sc. and Ph.D.) students. The Department is undertaking research on diagnosis, therapeutics, prevention and control of various infectious and metabolic diseases of livestock and as well as pet animals. The Department caters to the needs of Clinical services rendered in the VCC through large animal OPD, indoor patients, ambulatory clinic and emergency clinic. The extension activities of the Department include dissemination of current and updated information on health and disease aspect of livestock and pet animals to the farmers through mass media platforms such linical Camps, Kisan Goshthi, Krishi Mela, Dairy Farming Training etc.
- Advancement of animal health and well-being by providing exceptional educational experiences, delivering outstanding veterinary healthcare and discovering innovative tools to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases in animals.
- To provide improved and latest diagnostic and healthcare facilities to livestock as well as pet animals.
- To develop effective therapeutic and preventive regimes for common infectious and non-infectious diseases of animals.
- To impart up-to-date education and training to UG and PG students on veterinary diagnostic and healthcare facilities.
Head of the Department :
Dr. V.K. Jain
Phone (O): 01662- 256111
|Sh. Sunil Pandey
||Senior Lab Assistant
|Sh. Vijay Kumar
|Sh. Vivek Beniwal
||Senior Scale Stenographer (Working in IPVS)
|Sh. Sunil Kasnia
Major Research Achievements
- Development of cell culture vaccine against bovine tropical theileriosis – Patent granted.
- Elucidation of role of oxidative stress in pathogenesis of post-parturient haemoglobinuria (PPH) in buffaloes for the first time in India – Hari Om Ashram Trust Award (ICAR).
- Successful establishment of role of oxygen releasers in the management of anaemic anoxia in post-parturient haemoglobinuria (PPH) in buffaloes for the first time in India – Best research paper award (Indian Veterinary Association).
- Development of successful therapy comprising of various antioxidants and anti-fibrinolytic drugs for post-parturient haemoglobinuria (PPH) in buffaloes.
- Developed strategies for successful management of mastitis and pica in animals.
- Development of sensitive diagnostic assays for haemoprotozoa and other infectious diseases of animals.
- Development of effective therapeutic regimen of gastrointestinal hypomotility syndrome in bovines.
Post Graduate Students (2021-22)
- Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Ph.D. Student
- Dr. Kanchan Arya, Ph.D. Student
- Dr. Ansu Kumari, Ph.D. Student
- Dr. Annu Yadav, Ph.D. Student
- Dr. Mukesh Kumari, Ph.D. Student
- Dr. Sunil Punia, Ph.D. Student
- Dr. Deepika, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Aditya, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Ravina Choudhary, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Vivek, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Pooja, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Kanika, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Ronak, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Priyanka Gahlot, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Shivika Gupta, M.V.Sc. Student
- Dr. Devashish Srivastava, M.V.Sc. Student
Research project in operation
137 c(a) VMD-1 Plan Vety.: “Investigation on infectious and non- infectious diseases of animals”.
1) To test the efficacy of various drugs in treatment of mastitis.
2) To study the pathogenesis of infectious and non-infectious diseases of animals.
3) To evolve effective therapeutic regimes for infectious and non-infectious diseases of animals.
Institutional Project (2020-22)
508/AIP/VMD/Dev. Work: Institution and evaluation of selective dry cow therapy with or without trace minerals supplementation in control of bovine mastitis at LUVAS Cattle farm
PI & Associates: Dr. Ricky Jhambh (PI), Dr. Gaurav Charaya (Co-PI) and Dr. C.S. Patil, AGB (Co-PI)
RKVY Project (2021-23)
4073 (PFMS) C (g) RKVY RAFTAAR: Strengthening of diagnostic and research facilities for infectious and non infectious diseases in dairy animals
PI & Associates: Dr. Yudhbir Singh (PI), Dr. Gaurav Charaya (Co-PI)
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