ICAR grants accreditation to SVVU colleges

Pashu Sandesh, 19th April 2018

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) granted accreditation to the colleges affiliated to Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University (SVVU) and its Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses for a period of five year, until 2022.

The five day inspection for the accreditation was held in August 2017 when a team of ICAR comprising experts inspected the varsity campus and its various affiliated colleges located across the State. The experts first inspected the Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex in the city Centre. Later, the team comprising Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (RAJUVAS) former Vice-Chancellor A.K. Gahlot, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI Izat Nagar) former Joint Director of Bacteriology and Mycology Rishendra Verma and Directorate of Cold Water Fisheries Research (Bhimtal Uttarakhand) Director A.K. Singh took a round around the campus by visiting the departments like anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, the State-level diagnostic laboratory, the College of Dairy Technology and the newly-opened ‘Ksheera Bhavan’, meant to house the dairy plant.

SVVU Vice-Chancellor Y. Hari Babu while interacting with the media said that the varsity, along with its Veterinary Colleges at Tirupati, Gannavaram and Proddutur, College of Diary Technology at Tirupati and College of Fishery Science at Muthukur have been bestowed with the distinction until March 2022.

VC further added that the ICAR accreditation would enable the students, research scholars of the university to receive grants and carry out research activities.

Congratulations to SVVU Vice Chancellor and his team on this achievement from team Pashu Sandesh.