Motto in English
|Ideas in action|
|Established||12 June 2010|
|Chancellor||Shri. Arif Muhammed Khan, Governor of Kerala|
|Vice-Chancellor||Dr. M.R. Saseendranath, Ph.D., FNAVSc |
Location in Kerala
Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (India)
Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) is a university established by the Government of Kerala in December 2010 to further education, research and extension services in the field of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. The territorial jurisdiction of the university extends to the whole of the State of Kerala. Its headquarters is located at Pookode near Kalpetta in Wayanad District in Kerala State.
There are eight constituent colleges of the university:
The newly formed Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University has been allocated an amount of Rs. 100 crore in the Union Budget for 2011–12. This is a one-time grant for the development of the potential in veterinary and animal sciences research in the new university. The grant is to be used for developing eight research schools in the veterinary colleges at Mannuthy and Pookode and the dairy science college at Mannuthy: animal production biotechnology; bio-energy and farm waste management; zoonoses and public health; patho-biological sciences and ethno-pharmacology; new media and research; avian sciences; and instrumentation and engineering.
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