Indian government investing heavily in dairy and livestock sectors: GADVASU VC


GADVASU VC said that last year, ??15,000 crore have been approved by the Union Cabinet as a fund for the development of infrastructure for livestock

One of the departments of the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has been divided into the Department of Fisheries and the Department of Livestock and Dairy Production.

Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr Inderjeet Singh said on Wednesday that the Indian government was injecting huge investments in the dairy, livestock and fisheries sectors.

Last year, ??15,000 crore has been approved by the Union Cabinet as an infrastructure development fund for animal husbandry. This would create 35 lakh more job opportunities, the VC said.

He informed that being the first veterinary university in India according to ICAR ranking, GADVASU caters to a large number of students, who could then serve in different pockets of government or private organizations or even opt for a practice. / profitable private entrepreneurship.

There was also a huge opportunity for a veterinarian to serve overseas, he said, adding that the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) was a requirement for licensure. veterinarian in all licensing jurisdictions in the United States and Canada.

The VC added that GADVASU is providing a month-long training course for students wishing to take NAVLE and that the university is also in talks for a merger with a US-based multi-site veterinary hospital company that will train / help graduates to clear NAVLE and will provide a visa. and employment support.



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