Last Updated: February 08, 2011
The independent department of Livestock Products Technology was created in 1996 as per norms of Veterinary Council of India (VCI). Presently, the department has two faculty members. The department is in the process of creating minimum essential basic infrastructural facilities for undergraduate teaching as recommended by Veterinary Council of India. The Department is actively engaged in the teaching, research and extension activities.
The department is planning future activities in the following basic and applied research areas:
· Milk and Milk Products Technology
· Meat and Meat Products Technology
· Poultry Products Technology
· Animal By-Products Technology
· Quality Analysis of Livestock Products
The department is planning future extension activities in the following areas:
§ To establish training cum entrepreneurship development centre in clean milk production, processing and value addition
§ To establish training cum entrepreneurship development centre on processing and value addition of meat and poultry products
§ To establish training cum quality assurance centre for livestock products
§ To develop the liaison with livestock products and related industry, trade and regulatory bodies at the national level.
The department is planning to start post-graduate education in Livestock Products Technology in near future to cater the need of scientific manpower and human resource development in livestock products processing sectors.
The department is planning to develop paid short-term certificate and diploma courses for field veterinarian for advances in Livestock Products Technology as well as unemployed youth of Himachal Pradesh.
SITE: Prepared and Updated by Dr. B. G. Mane (05/02/2011).