Sunday, 18 March 2018

GADVASU telecasted live speech of PM

Farmers listening live speech of PM in GADVASU
Farmers listening live speech of PM in GADVASU
Ludhiana, March 18, 2018 (Iqbal Happy): Farmers Scientists interface under Farmer FIRST project was organized at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana. The objective of this programme was to show farmers web telecast of the address by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India at Krishi Unnati Mela organised at New Delhi. In this programme about 250 farmers related with Farmer FIRST Project watched the live programme of Krishi Unnati Mela at Silver Jubille Block Auditorium at GADVASU campus.

Prime Minister inaugurated the mela. Progressive farmers and leading states producing different agricultural commodities were honoured by PM. Punjab has been conferred with the Krishi Karman award 2015-16 for best performance in raising countries food grain production. Punjab rural development & Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa received the award. In the programme PM also inaugurated 25 KVK in different parts of country. In his address Modi shared different schemes of government for the benefit of farmers. He also stressed upon the 'Gramin Haat' scheme for direct marketing of farmers produce. He said that in this way farmer will also get the share of middleman and his profit will be increased. He also advocated e-marketing portal for organic products. He said that we are lacking in value addition of products so it is a concern area for all the stakeholders. He highlighted the importance of KVKs and said that they are Light Houses for our farming community. He explained the importance of 'Gobar Dhan Yojna' for benefit and safety of environment. He shared success stories of farmers who are producing gas from dung. He said that farmers are doing a lot but now there is need of transformation of farming through technology. He said that financial institutes are there for different types of loan schemes for farmers. We should also address paddy residue management with new tools and technologies he added.

After the web telecast Directorate of Extension Education, GADVASU also released folders in Punjabi and University Magazine 'Vigyanik Pashu Palan' (Mela edition) in the presence of august gathering. In the release ceremony Dr. HK Verma, Director Extension Education, Dr Simrat Sagar Singh, Dean Post Graduate Studies, Dr Rajesh Rana, Scientist ATARI, Parveen Kumar DDM, NABARD and Dr SK Kansal, Principal Investigator of Farmer FIRST project released the literature. In the farmers scientist interface Dr. H.K.Verma answered different queries of farmers in an impressive manner. The whole team of Department of Veterinary Animal Husbandry and Extension Education coordinated the whole show in a very meticulous way.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Canadian Delegates visit GADVASU for collaboration

The Canadian experts discussing with officers of the university during their visit at GADVASU
The Canadian experts discussing with officers of the university during their visit at GADVASU
Ludhiana, March 14, 2018 (Hardik Kumar): A team of delegates from University of Guelph, Canada comprising of Jeffrey Wichtel, Dean Ontario Veterinary College, Canada an expert in the field of preventive medicine, along with experts of Public Health, Maureen Wichtel, and expert of reproduction science, Pavneesh Madan visited Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana for exploring the areas for possible collaborative research between the two universities. All the officers of the university, Deans of the respective colleges, Head of departments and senior faculty members were present during the interaction. Dr. JPS Gill, Director of Research informed that university of Guelph, Canada and GADVASU has already signed MoU for research collaboration on area of mutual interest and exchange of scientists.

Welcoming the foreign delegates, Dr. Amarjit Singh Nanda, Vice Chancellor GADVASU, revealed that there is immense scope for future collaborative research particularly in the area of improvement in buffalo and pig reproduction, reducing the age of puberty and calving interval, and research on various markers of production and disease resistance so as to improve the socio-economic status of the farmers. He informed that GADVASU is already pursuing a student and scientist exchange program with University of Saskatchewan, Canada and University of Sydney, Australia and wished to start a similar programme with the University of Guelph.

The visiting team was apprised of various activities of the university and showed keen interest in the research and academic activities of the university and lauded the efforts being put in by the university. They also visited various departments of College of Veterinary Science, Veterinary Clinics, Dairy Farm, College of Fisheries and College of Dairy Science & Technology and interacted with the faculty of the university. The Canadian experts discussed the possibilities for future research collaborations between the two universities in the areas of animal reproduction, genomics, biotechnology, public health and toxicology. Jeffrey Wichtel also discussed possibilities of sending 2nd year Canadian veterinary graduate students under Global Vet scheme and internship students for the training to GADVASU, particularly to give graduates exposure in the field of tropical diseases and clinical cases and vice versa.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Young Women farmers showing keen interest in Goat Farming

A trainee receiving certificate after one week Specialized Goat farming training programme
A trainee receiving certificate after one week Specialized Goat farming training programme
Ludhiana, July 25, 2017 (Online News Ludhiana): Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana has organized one week “Specialized Goat farming” training programme from 18.07.2017 to 24.07.2017.

Friday, 21 July 2017

First round of counselling for Undergraduate Courses concludes at Vet Varsity

Panel checking documents of a candidate during the first round of counselling at Vet Varsity
Panel checking documents of a candidate during the first round of counselling at Vet Varsity
Ludhiana, July 21, 2017 (Online News Ludhiana): The first round of counselling of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana was completed on July 19-20, 2017 for four undergraduate courses i.e. Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (five and a half years programme), Bachelor of Fisheries Science (four year programme), Bachelor of Biotechnology (four year programme) and Bachelor of Dairy Technology (four year programme) at Silver Jubilee Block Auditorium of the University.

Friday, 7 July 2017

Fish care is important to avoid loss for better growth during rainy season

Fishers catching the fishes from pond
Fishers catching the fishes from pond
Ludhiana, July 07, 2017 (Online News Ludhiana): Fish farmers need to offer some special care towards their fish ponds during rainy season to protect their stock from sudden changes in water quality and prevent physical damages to the pond due to erosion of dykes, besides having proper drainage arrangements to prevent overflow of water and escape of stock thereof. The information was shared by Dr. Asha Dhawan, Dean College of fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Vet Varsity student gets award from Guru Harkrishan Education Society

Meharans Singh receiving the Roll of Honour certificate from Prof. Prakash Gopalan
Ludhiana, June 23, 2017 (Online News Ludhiana): Meharans Singh Hundal, a student of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana was awarded with a Roll of Honour and cash prize for standing first in B.V.Sc. and A.H. by Guru Harkrishan Education Society, Chandigarh, on its 25th Annual Sanman Samaroh.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Budding Scientists bring laurels to Vet Varsity

Dr. Shabnam Sidhu receiving Young Scientist Award for her research work at Indian VETopia 2017
Ludhiana, June 16, 2017 (Manisha Sharma): Two students, Dr. Shabnam Sidhu and Dr. Kirandeep Kaur Gill of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana bagged Young Scientist Award for their research work in Cardiology and Surgery, respectively. Dr. Arun Anand, Associate Professor, Dr. Kirandeep Kaur Gill, MVSc student, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology and Dr. Shabnam Sidhu, Phd scholar, Department of Veterinary Medicine, participated in Indian VETopia 2017 at Gurgaon organized by National Veterinary Foundation.