Amritsar:

 Dr Inderjeet Singh, a well known veterinary scientist and Vice-Chancellor, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana today said that the animal husbandry can enhance farmers’s income manifold. He stressed on the need to nurture and sustain livestock as allied agriculture profession as requirement of milk and animal products is increasing.

He said this during his visit to Khalsa College Veterinary and Animal Sciences (KCVAS) campus here today during an interaction with management and faculty. He discussed the various new challenges before the veterinary doctors in view of the Covid-19 situation and how the veterinary science and expertise have helped the medical fraternity to deal with the coronavirus epidemic outbreak.

 He was received at the campus by KCVAS Principal Dr. PK Kapoor and MD, Dr. SK Nagpal. He later on held a meeting with Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina and both pondered over the various issues including popularity of veterinary education, rising demand for the treatment and care of animals and research in the field.

 Being himself a decorated veterinary academician, Dr. Inderjit Singh praised the high grade infrastructure and rich faculty of the KCVAS, which, he said, is the only College in the private sector in the area. “The infrastructure in the College humble even the government institutions”, said he as he took the round in the corridors of the KCVAS.

 He later visited the multi-disciplinary Veterinary Clinical Complex (VCC) of the College at the village Mahal and took stock of the medical services available for the treatment of animals. While welcoming him Chhina earlier said they were proud of Dr. Inderjit Singh who is an exponent of professional veterinary education and animal care and treatment. He along with Dr. Kapoor and Dr. Nagpal honoured Dr. Inderjit.

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