Department have created a credible impact by
doing research on following problems:
Sero-prevalence of brucellosis
in animals and occupationally exposed human beings in Himachal Pradesh.
Studies on prevalence,
characterization and antimicrobials effect on Salmonella isolates from egg,
chicken and meat.
Prevalence of Salmonella and
Escherichia coli in ready to eat foods and beverages of animal origin in
Prevalence of bovine
tuberculosis in dairy animals and occupationally exposed human beings in
Prevalence of Staphylococcus
and Listeria spp. in ready to eat foods of animal origin in Himachal
Studies of prevalence,
characterization and effect of antimicrobial agents on Escherichia coli
isolates from chicken.
Quality evaluation of drinking
water from various sources in district Kangra.
Adulteration testing of milk
and milk products.
Evaluation of raw vegetables/salads,
soils, water samples for presence of parasitic infestation of animal and human origin.
Microbial contamination of
livestock feed and its public health significance.
Evaluation of the antibacterial and bactericidal effect of certain herbal
Bacteriological examination of
organic manure (biosol) used for organic
agricultural practices and air quality in North-Western Himalayas.
Projects in Hand:
Studies on prevalence and
management of rabies in animals and livestock farmers in different agro
climatic zones of H.P. (Under RKVY)
Project Proposals Submitted in the recent
Entrepreneurial Training Centre on Safety, Quality Assurance and Quality
Control of Food of Animal Origin under ‘Modern Experiential Learning Unit’ (ICAR)
development on safety, quality assurance and quality control of foods of
animals origin in H.P. (under RKVY)
microbiological quality of animal origin foods from major tourist places of
Himachal Pradesh. (FSSAI, Govt. of India)
studies on Rickettsial zoonoses prevalent in Himachal Pradesh (ICMR, New
Economic upliftment of
livestock farmers by prevention and control of infectious, non – infectious &
zoonotic diseases of animals prevalent in Himachal Pradesh (under RKVY).
Salmonella Detection Kit from food and clinical specimens (under RKVY)
Impact of climatic
variability on economically important animal diseases (zoonotic/non –
zoonotic) and its management in district Mandi of Himachal Pradesh (NRDMS
Development of rapid
and reliable diagnostic kit for detection of synthetic milk and milk
adulterants. (under RKVY).
faculty of department has published various research, review, popular articles
in International and National journals of repute viz.
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy,
Journal of Communicable Diseases,
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences,
Journal of Veterinary Public Heath, Veterinary World, Indian Veterinary Journal,
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology,
Centaur, Phytomedica, Indian Dairy Man, Livestock International, The Veterinarian, Current