Last Updated: 25.07.2015

Dr. G. C. Negi College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, CSK~Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Palampur, HP, INDIA


Department of Veterinary
Pharmacology & Toxicology


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About us...

The Department came into existence as one of the constituents of the erstwhile Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the time of inception of College in July, 1986. The Department gained the status of an independent department with effect from July 1, 1991.




The department is working to meet following objectives:


  • Teaching of B.V.Sc. & A.H. students as per the VCI standards and regulations


  • Research on the specific problems of the HP state
  • Research on externally funded and departmental ongoing projects
  • Research related to postgraduate thesis work
  • Investigations and analysis of the disease outbreaks  in livestock of HP


  • Participation in Kisan mela, Vet fair,
  • Imparting trainings to Field officers, farmers; attending clinical camps, disease outbreaks, etc

Thrust areas…


The departments research activities focus on:

  • Studies on the efficacy of medicinal plants of Himachal Pradesh for animal disease control.

  • Studies on the poisonous plants of Himachal Pradesh and their antidotal therapy

  • Establishing the pharmacokinetics of drugs used in local animals

  • Immunomodulatory, bioenhancing activities of herbal compounds of HP

  • Free radical research on pharmacological receptors



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