About the Department
The department of Veterinary Pathology is one of the constituent departments
of the Dr. G. C. Negi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. The
discipline of Veterinary Pathology came into being as one of the components
of the then Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Pathology and
Parasitology in July 1986 with the establishment of the College of
Veterinary and Animal Sciences, HPKV, Palampur. In July 1991, Veterinary
Pathology became independent Department, being one of the core disciplines
in the Veterinary Medical Profession.
With the start of M. V. Sc from academic year 1996‑97 it attained the status
of Post Graduate Department. Besides undergraduate B.V.Sc & A.H. courses, as
per VCI regulation, department have been offering Post Graduate courses to
M.V.Sc & Ph. D. students.
A significant time of the faculty and supporting staff is contributed
towards Post-mortem and disease investigation services rendered by the
Department in addition to the teaching, Research & Extension-cum-consultancy
The Department has started an International Continuing Education Project in
the form of INDEPENDENT STUDY CENTRE(ISC) of Charles Louis Davis DVM
Foundation of USA from July 2006. The Foundation is a donative publicly
supported charity of USA for the International Advancement of Education in
Veterinary and Comparative Pathology. The foundation has designated Prof.
Vipan K. Gupta as Director of the Independent Study Centre and made him its
Officer Representative in India. ISC have been stocked with over 200 titles
(DVD/CD) on pathology of diverse species of Animals.
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