Dean Message

Dr. C. H. Pawshe

Prof. Dr. C. H. Pawshe
Associate Dean

Greetings from the office of the Associate Dean, PGIVAS, Akola.
I feel great pleasure to welcome you to Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences web site. PGIVAS is the only institute under Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur undertaking post graduate teaching, research and extension education in Veterinary Faculty.

The Institute shoulders major responsibilities of teaching M.V. Sc in 11 and Ph. D. by course work in 8 subjects of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and conduction of high quality research to enhance the economical productivity and to transfer the technology at the door of farmers.

The institute offers well furnished modern laboratories like Molecular Genetics Lab, Methane Lab, Molecular Pathology Lab, ETT Laboratory, RIA laboratory, Mineral assay laboratory and Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex with modern sophisticated equipment. Every department is provided with computers and internet connectivity. We focused on the latest technologies with a strong tradition of student participation. We offer students an opportunity to establish personal relationships with faculty members to learn from the best faculty and to carry out innovative research on compelling issues of local and national importance. Above all, I urge students to embrace the interdisciplinary atmosphere at the College. We have accomplished faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, scholarly publications, presentations and numerous award winners. The Staff is dedicated to student success through challenging, nurturing, and having interactions with students in and out of the classroom. More than 500 students have completed their Master Degree in various disciplines and about 30 students were awarded Doctorate Degree in various disciplines from this Institute.

I am proud of this institute for its contribution towards Research achievements and Technology dissemination in the interest of farmers. Currently having Rs. 1.18 Crore sponsored projects and completed Rs. 6.99 Crore Research projects benefited to regional livestock owners sponsored by the different government agencies like ICAR, MLDB, DST, DBT, RGST and NAIP. Being committed to rural upliftment through livestock development, the Institute is regularly conducting trainings for rural youth/farmers/ women, para vets and field veterinarians and consultancy to the livestock owners is provided through radio / TV talks, telephone, extension literature, letters and personal contact.

Many of the alumni are holding enviable and key positions in different fields of Research, Industrial and Government sector not only in India but in abroad also.

Please contact us if you have any additional queries after viewing the information on our website. We also welcome your comments.

“Toward achieving the mission of preparing globally competent and socially responsible Veterinarians by providing high quality education”