• Departmental profile

    This Department came into existence in the year 2000 and since inception this Department is catering academic activities among U.G., P.G. and Ph.D. students. Apart from academic activities, this Department successfully ran some ICAR and Private Projects, outcome of which are really supportive to the modern day livestock and poultry practices. This Department has developed two unique vaccines against Newcastle disease and pigeon paramyxovirus infection which will help a lot to the farmers in near future.

  • Faculty Member

    Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
    Head of the Department. : Prof. Chanchal Guha

     Dr. Chanchal Guha

    DR. CHANCHAL GUHA

    Qualification : M.V.Sc & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : profcguha@gmail.com
    Phone : +91 9433149638

    PUBLICATIONS

    National: 68
    International: 07
    Popular Articles: 02
    Manual: 02
    Books/ Books Chapter: 0

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    Master Degree: 15
    Post Doctoral: 06

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    DR. UJJWAL BISWAS

    Qualification : M.V.Sc & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Phone : +91 9474790853
    Mail ID: ujjwalbiswas.2007@reduiffmail.com

    PUBLICATIONS

    National: 28
    International: 06
    Popular Articles: 02
    Manual: 02
    Books/ Books Chapter:0

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    Master Degree: 06
    Post Doctoral: 01

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    DR. PARTHA SARATHI JANA

    Qualification : M.V.Sc & Ph. D.
    Designation : Assistant Professor
    Phone : +91 8670485427
    Mail ID: psjana11@gmail.com

    PUBLICATIONS

    National: 18
    International: 03
    Popular Articles: 02
    Manual: 02
    Books/ Books Chapter: 0

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    Master Degree: 01
    Post Doctoral: 0

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  • Course

    Course offered:

    Undergraduate Programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VMD-412 Preventive Veterinary Medicine-I 2+0
    VMD-422 Preventive Veterinary Medicine-II 2+0
    Post-graduate programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VEP-601 Principles of Epidemiology 2+0
    VEP-602 Applied Epidemiology 1+1
    VEP-603 Livestock and Poultry Disease Investigation 0+2
    VEP-604 Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology 1+1
    VEP-605 Bio security Practices in Disease Prevention 1+1
    VEP-606 Infectious Disease of Ruminants-I 2+1
    VEP-607 Infectious Disease of Ruminants-II 2+1
    VEP-608 Infectious Disease of Equines 2+1
    VEP-609 Infectious Diseases of Canines and Felines 2+1
    VEP-610 Infectious Diseases of Poultry 2+1
    VEP-611 Infectious Diseases of Animal Species of Regional Importance 2+1
    VEP-612 Infectious Diseases of Laboratory and Zoo Animals 1+0
    VEP-691 MASTER’S SEMINAR 1+0
    VEP-699 MASTER’S RESEARCH 20
    Ph D Programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VEP-701 Recent Concepts in Epidemiology and Disease Forecasting 2+1
    VEP-702 Herd Health Management 2+1
    VEP-703 Data Collection, Management and Presentation 2+1
    VEP-704 Survey and Surveillance 2+1
    VEP-705 Emerging and Re-Emerging Animal Diseases 2+0
    VEP-706 Ecology of Diseases 2+0
    VEP-707 Molecular Approaches in Epidemiology 2+1
    VEP-708 Advances in Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases of Ruminants 2+1
    VEP-709 Advances in Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases of Equines 2+1
    VEP-710 Advances in Prevention & Control of Diseases in Pet Animals 2+1
    VEP-711 Advances in Prevention & Control of Diseases in Poultry 2+1
    VEP-712 Advances in Infectious Disease of Laboratory and Zoo Animals 1+0
    VEP-713 Advances in Diagnostic and Management of Toxicological Conditions 1+1
    VEP-790 Special Problem 0+2
    VEP-791 DOCTORAL SEMINAR I 1+0
    VEP-792 DOCTORAL SEMINAR II 1+0
    VEP-799 DOCTORAL RESEARCH 45
  • Project Completed / ongoing

    Completed
    Sl.No. Title Name of PI Period Funding Agency Budget (Rs. in lakhs)
    1 NATP (ITK) on Efficacy of a combination of Banyan and Bankurchi plant against diarrhoea and dysentery in goat Dr. Chanchal Guha 2002-2003 ICAR, New Delhi 0.26
    2 Clinical trial on “Nephtone” on gout in poultry Dr. Chanchal Guha 2003-2004 M/S. Indian Herbs Research & Supply Co. Ltd. 0.52
    3 Studies on therapeutic efficacy of Animunin in respiratory diseases of broiler birds Dr. Chanchal Guha 2004-2005 M/S. Indian Herbs Research & Supply Co. Ltd. 0.40
    4 Study on the effect of feeding AMUNITY to control the incidence of mastitis in dairy animal under field condition Dr. Chanchal Guha 2013-2014 M/s. Virbac Animal Health India Pvt. Ltd. 1.80
    5 Clinico-therapeutic efficacy of Zycloz against endo and ecto-parasitism in cattle Dr. Chanchal Guha 2004-2005 M/s. Cadila Zydus Pvt. Ltd. 0.15
    6 Animal Disease Registry and Tissue bank Dr. Chanchal Guha, Dr. Ujjwal Biswas and Dr. Partha Sarathi Jana (Co-PIs) 2012-2015 ICAR, New Delhi 141.80

     

    Ongoing
    Sl.No. Title Name of PI Period Funding Agency Budget (Rs. in lakhs)
    1 RKVY on “Extension of Animal Health Care services in Remote areas of West Bengal through Mobile Veterinary Clinics” Dr. Partha Sarathi Jana 2015-2017 ARD Department, Govt. of West Bengal 289.55
  • Research Findings

    • Efficacy of a combination of Banyan and Bankurchi plant against diarrhoea and dysentery in goat was evaluated and their uses were recommended.
    • Some specific herbal preparations against some specific disease conditions in poultry birds were evaluated and recommended for their application in poultry birds also.
    • A vitamin mineral supplement can be used in cows at the stage of advanced pregnancy.
    • Canine babesiosis and canine ehrlichiosis, both the tick borne diseases are now become very much prevalent in and around Kolkata. A few sero-positive cases have been found in Johne’s disease also. CPV2 was isolated from canine population in and around Kolkata and subsequently it was characterised also at molecular level.