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Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Signs MoU with CSIR-IHBT for Research

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 06, 2024 10:10 PM

AMRITSAR: Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (KCVAS), Amritsar has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT), Palampur, Himachal Pradesh for collaborative research, training and academic activities in the area of veterinary sciences and related areas of mutual interest.

Dr. Sudesh Yadav, Director, CSIR-IHBT and Dr. Harish Verma, Principal, KCVAS signed the document to collaborate in the activities related to veterinary sciences. From KCVAS, Dr. SK Nagpal, MD, Dr. PN Dwivedi Head, Microbiology was present & from CSIR-IHBT, Dr Sukhjinder Singh, Coordinator Business Development Unit; Dr Narendra Tirpude, Sr. Scientist; Administrative Officer; and Controller of Finance & Accounts were also present.

Dr Verma revealed that it is an excellent opportunity to expose our veterinary students to the Central Government reputed institute working on utilization of Himalayan bioresource for the benefit of society. This collaborative MoU will provide the Vets to utilize the alternative indigenous medicines for the prevention & treatment of common disease thus curtailing the side effects of allopathic medicines, antimicrobial resistance & also the residue effects in the livestock & poultry produce causing serious problems in the human population. Further, the students & scientists will be exchanged for training & exchange of collaborative research work. Dr Verma thanked the CSIR-IHBT Director Dr. Yadav & his team for this MoU & promised to make it a viable & vibrant MoU for the cause of the society and animals.

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