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Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
Address:Madhavaram Milk Colony,
Chennai (Madras) (District Chennai (Madras))
Tamil Nadu, IndiaPin Code : 600051
Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) is a University recognised by UGC. Status: State University (Not Funded By UGC).
Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) was established on / in 1876.
Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) is situated in Chennai (Madras) of Tamil Nadu state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Chennai (Madras) comes under Chennai (Madras) Tehsil, Chennai (Madras) District.
Fax # of Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) is +91-44-25551576, 25551585.
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Website of Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) is www.tanuvas.tn.nic.in, www.tanuvas.ac.in.
Vice Chancellor : Baskaran Manimaran (First VC) Tel: 044 25551574 (O) 26204433(R).
Registrar : Tel: 044 25551584(O) 26544811(R).
Contact Details of Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) are : Telephone: +91-44-25551584, 25551586, 25551587, 25554555, 25554556 (O) 26544811(R)
M.C.Nandheesha was first VC, but he could not assume office due to illness. Then he expired.
Courses offered in Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras)M.V.Sc, Ph.D, M.Phil in Biotechnology
* P. G. Diploma - Bio Informatics
* M. Phil - Bio technology
* B. F. Sc. - Fisheries
* M. F. Sc - Fisheries
* Ph. D - Veterinary and Fisheries Sciences
* B.V.Sc. & A.H. - Veterinary Science
* M.V.Sc - Veterinary Science
The University offers two undergraduate (BVSc & AH and BFSc) courses, 29 post graduate (22 MVSc / 7 MFSc) and 22 doctoral degree (19 in veterinary science / 3 fisheries science) programmes.
Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVAS, Chennai (Madras) runs course(s) in Science stream(s).
Profile of Tamilnadu Veterinary And Animal Sciences University TANUVASAbout University
The seed for the establishment and growth of TANUVAS was sown as early as 1876, when the Madras Veterinary College was started as an Agricultural School in Chennai to offer diploma and certificate course in the field of veterinary and animal sciences. The institute attained the status of a college in the year 1903 (01.10.1903), when it started functioning at Dobbin Hall, Chennai and admitted 20 students for a three-year diploma course called GMVC (Graduate of Madras Veterinary College). Based on the recommendation of the Royal Commission on Agriculture, the college was upgraded to impart degree in veterinary science. Although the college was the fourth veterinary institution to be started in India, it was first veterinary college in the country to be affiliated to a university, the University of Madras in 1935 and the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.) degree course was started in 1936. The University of Madras also recognized the college as a centre for postgraduate education. In 1969, the college was made as the Directorate of Veterinary Education and Research. The college was then academically affiliated to Tamilnadu Agricultural University (TNAU) in 1974 and became a constituent unit of TNAU in 1976. To meet the demand of veterinary education and research, a second veterinary college was started in Namakkal in the year 1985.
Realizing the importance of education research in animal and fisheries sciences so as to increase its productivity towards better income generation for the resource poor farmers, the government of Tamilnadu established the first veterinary and animal sciences university in Asia on 20th September 1989 with its head quarters at Chennai with the name Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (popularly abbreviated as TANUVAS). The Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukkudi was also made as another constituent college of this university. The mandates of the University are to impart education, to ensure advancement of learning and prosecution of research and to undertake extension to rural people in cooperation with the government departments in different branches of veterinary and animal sciences. It needs emphasis that in recognition of the University's credentials, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research has accredited this university for a period of five years from 14.8.2001.
TANUVAS is an autonomous institution governed by its Board of Management which regulates the polices of the university in accordance with the provision of act and statues. The Planning Board and the Finance Committee of the university also support the University administration. While the Boards of Studies of Faculties and the Academic Council look after the academic pursuits of the University, the research policy of the university is watched over by the Research Council of the University. The Extension Education Council decides the policy with regard to the outreach programmes.
Constituent Colleges - Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
* Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
* The Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal
* Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi
* Institute of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduvalli, Chennai
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) is the first veterinary university in Asia, founded in 1989 in Chennai, India. It is composed of the Madras Veterinary College and the Fisheries College and Research Institute in Thoothukkudi.
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) headquarters is located at Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai.
Profile of University
Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (shortly known as TANUVAS) was established in the year 1989 under an act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. The varsity became the first veterinary and animal sciences university in the whole of Asia. TANUVAS is an autonomous institution governed by its Board of Management which regulates the polices in accordance with the provision of act and statues of the varsity.
The history of TANUVAS dates back to 1876 when the Madras Veterinary College was started as an Agricultural School in Chennai to offer diploma and certificate course in the field of veterinary and animal sciences. Later on the school was upgraded to a college in 1903 and was called as the Madras Veterinary College. Prior to the establishment of TANUVAS, Madras Veterinary College was affiliated to Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. After TANUVAS came into existence, the college became a constituent college of the varsity.
The main campus TANUVAS is located at Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai - 600 051, India. Apart from Madras Veterinary College, the Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukkudi was also made as another constituent college of this university. The Institute of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduvalli, Chennai also became a constituent college of the varsity.
The prime objectives of TANUVAS are to impart education, to ensure advancement of learning and prosecution of research and to undertake extension to rural people in cooperation with the government departments in different branches of veterinary and animal sciences. It needs emphasis that in recognition of the University's credentials, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research has accredited this university for a period of five years from 14.8.2001.
TANUVAS was started as Agricultural School in Chennai to offer diploma and certificate course in the field of veterinary and animal sciences as early as 1876. Later, in the year 1989, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (shortly known as TANUVAS) was established under an act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, also known as TANUVAS is the first veterinary and animal sciences university, in entire Asia. Being an autonomous institution, TANUVAS is governed by its Board of Management which regulates the policies in accordance with the provision of act. The university was started to fulfill the aim of imparting education, to ensure advancement of learning in different branches of veterinary and animal sciences.
TANUVAS imparts education in several disciplines of veterinary sciences at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD level. Undergraduate courses offered by the institute are Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Fisheries Science, and Fish Processing Technology.
Postgraduate degree programs offered here are on Veterinary Science and Fisheries Science. Doctoral degrees are available in Veterinary and Animal Sciences, and Fisheries Sciences. Postgraduate Diploma is offered in Business Management (Animal & Fisheries Sciences), Bio-informatics, Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis, Companion Animal Practice, and Wild Animal Disease Management. MPhil is accorded in Biotechnology. Department of Distance Education conducts correspondence courses.
Minimum educational qualification required for applying for undergraduate level degree courses is a pass in Higher Secondary. In Postgraduate courses, 75% of the admission strength for the year is available for the candidates from Tamil Nadu while the remaining 25% is reserved for candidates from other states through ICAR. Candidates for PG courses must posses a Graduation degree in the appropriate discipline for being eligible.
Hostel facilities are available in-campus for the students. The University has established a Students Counseling and Placement Cell (USCPC) that takes care of the needs of students for their placements in various institutions / organizations nationally and internationally.
Scholarships such as Harijan Welfare and Backward Class scholarships are available for the deserving and needy students. The University's Library hosts a rich collection of books and journals. It has introduced full-text access to e-books and back volumes of foreign journals for the benefit of students, research scholars, faculty members and scientists of TANUVAS. The students are trained in various spheres of life by exposing them to extra-curricular activities such as NCC, NSS, etc.
* Centre for Animal Health Studies
* Centre for Animal Production Studies,
* Extension Education
* Directorate of Research (Animal Sciences),
* Directorate of Research and Extension (Fisheries)
* Faculty of Basic Sciences
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Ammas next freebie: Free Cows and GoatsThe Free Livestock scheme of Jayalalithaa – promised on her election manifesto- is going to be started on September 15, Former Chief minister C.N. Annadurai Birthday. Tamilnadu chief minister stood on her promise to give free cow and goats for rural people of Tamilnadu.
This year nearly 37 thousand poor families will be benefited by this scheme. This scheme is exclusively for woman. The poor family that was selected for this scheme can choose between these two schemes. They can get four goats or one milk cow. Those who want to get the milk cow should not have more than one acre of land.
Those who want to have goats should be landless labourers. These are the essential criteria to be eligible under these schemes. With the company of govt officials, they can go to the cattle market and select their animals. This year it has been planned that 12 thousand high breed jersey cows and one lakh goats would be distributed.
Its not a mere free distribution scheme. It is planned as a comprehensive programme to develop the rural economy of Tamilnadu says Dr.R.Prabhakaran, the Vice chanchellor of Tamilnadu Veterinary and animal sciences university.
Now Tamilnadu has the population of one lakh 10 thousand cattles and 1 lakh 70 thousand goats. TN goverments New scheme will increase the population. But apart from giving cattles and goats, there is the plan ahead to increase the fodder land and fodder production also. Our govt is going to introduce balanced food and mineral mixture to these animals. A goat can give 5000 rupees as revenue to a family per year. Through the food and modernised cattle management cows inter carving period canbe be reduced. So it can bear six calfs in its life time. All these things have been integrated in this free animal scheme explains Dr.R.Prabhakaran.
Tamilnadu based Popular Naturalist Nammalvar welcomes this scheme. But he has some suggestions. He says, Grass lands are deficient now a days. So government must plan to increase the fodder land in the villages. In the surrounding of village there are many dry lands in unused condition. It should be utilised to grow grass, rainwater tanks and forests. Around every village houses we have to grow tree fodders. When livestock population increases, through their excreta, we can get natural fertilizer also.
At the end of the scheme there will be 60 thousand cattles and 28 lakhs goats will be added to the states Livestock. This scheme that is targeted at the poor rural women, will definitely help the rural economy. After all it is the women in the family who take care of the animals they keep.
RTI-Registrar of University warned by Information CommissionCHENNAI: Rapping the public information officer of the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University (TANUVAS) for failing to supply information to an applicant under the Right To Information (RTI) Act within a fixed timeframe, the Tamil Nadu Information Commission has ordered action against him.
"The registrar, TANUVAS, Chennai, is directed to take appropriate action against the concerned public information officer. The registrar of the university is directed to give an opportunity to the public information officer to explain his indifference and negligence and forward the explanation to the commission within 30 days from the date of receipt of this orders, failing which action will be initiated by the commission to effect recovery of the fine amount," state information commissioner G Ramakrishnan has said.
The censure was passed on an appeal filed by M Sundareswaran, a resident of Nanganallur who contended that the university had repeatedly failed to furnish information under the RTI Act relating to the promotion policy adopted by the institution.
He had filed his original application four years ago but unhappy over the information not being furnished completely, he had moved the Tamil Nadu Information Commission. The latter had issued orders in June 2007 and subsequently in November 2008 directing the public information officer to furnish the information sought for free of cost within a 30-day timeframe.
"Though information has been supplied for all the six items asked for, the petitioner has been put to a lot of hardship in the process of collecting the information from the public authority despite clear orders from the commission&The public authority has taken nearly 40 days even after the receipt of high court orders to supply the information, which shows their lack of commitment to carry out the commission's orders&Therefore, the commission holds the public authority guilty of not only not supplying the information as per the commission's orders but also of rank indifference to the spirit of the (RTI) Act," Ramakrishnan said in his order.
The public information officer also failed to explain to the commission why penalty should not be imposed on him.
"In view of the above reasons, the commission is left with no option excepting to conclude that the public authority has not implemented the orders of the commission even on a single count. There has been all round breach of the orders of the commission and also the provisions of the (RTI) Act. The ends of justice will not be met unless the public information officer is penalised under Section 20 (1) of the Act," the information commissioner concluded.
TANUVAS ready for cloningFriday, July 16, 2010
TANUVAS in a position to venture into cloning
* Techniques for cloning rabbits standardised
* TANUVAS working on larger animals
Chennai: Making steady progress in stem cell research and its clinical applications, the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) is in a position to venture into the realm of cloning.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of an international seminar on 'Frontiers of stem cell and biotechnology in human and veterinary medicine,' TANUVAS Vice-Chancellor P. Thangaraju said the varsity was conducting trials in embryo transfer in cattle and culturing of stem cells collected from ovaries for treatment of spinal cord, joints, nerves and tendons in animals.
After successfully using autologous (patient derived) stem cell therapy for the management of a paraplegic dog's spinal cord injury, the varsity plans to set up an umbilical cord cell bank for animals, especially for dogs and horses.
Stem cell therapy could come in handy in treating the injured tendons of race horses, which could cost Rs 4 to 5 lakh each. Virginia Tech, a partner institution, was also working on stem cell therapy for tendon injuries, he said.
On cloning, Mr. Thangaraju said, 'We have standardised techniques for cloning rabbits. Now, we are working on larger animals.'
Unwilling to set a deadline, he said: 'I am not in a position to say whether it (cloning) is in its initial or final stage. There are impediments.
Meanwhile, TANUVAS sources said the varsity has not taken up cloning till now as it involved ethical issues and needed the approval of animal ethics and genetic engineering committees.
At present, TANUVAS was focussing on embryo transfer and stem cell therapy which have greater application in clinical applications, the sources said.
Inaugurating the international seminar, acting Consul General of the United States consulate in Chennai Bryan W. Dalton released the research papers.
Tamil Nadu Science City vice-chairman P. Iyamperumal, Nich-in Centre for Regenerative Medicine director Samuel J.K. Abraham and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University assistant professor S. Elankumaran spoke on the occasion.
TANUVAS programme director R. Prabakaran welcomed the gathering and director of clinics S. Prathaban proposed vote of thanks.
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