• Departmental profile

    As per regulations’2008 and other guidelines of Veterinary Council of India (VCI) the rules and regulations has been framed for smooth pursuance of B.V.Sc. & A.H. study programme in relation to examinations and evaluation of said courses under VCI syllabus. The rules and regulations have been implemented in the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences from the academic session 2009-10.  The department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology is imparting teaching to UG, PG and Ph. D courses as per guidelines of VCI and ICAR since beginning. Apart from our teaching and research activities, the Department is actively engaged in treatment of routine surgical cases in large and small animal clinics regularly. The department attended many operations coming from different parts of our State. The department also organized Ophthalmology outpatient unit and eye surgery & microsurgery unit separately and a three day training programme for field veterinarians with VCI Kolkata unit in April, 2010.  Government of India, Department of Science and Technology has given this department FIST project to upgrade the infrastructure. A number of external funded projects from DBT, DST, ICAR etc. have been carried out and few projects are running in this department.

  • Faculty Member

    Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
    Head of the Department. : Dr. Asit Kumar Maji

    DR. SAMIT KUMAR NANDI

    Qualification : M.V.Sc & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : samitnandi1967@gmail.com
    Phone :9433111065

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 62
    INTERNATIONAL: 32
    POPULAR ARTICLES: 7
    MANUAL: 3
    OTHERS:

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 11
    CURRENT: 1

    DR. DEBAKI GHOSH

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : drdghosh08@gmail.com
    Phone : 9433120555

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 54
    INTERNATIONAL: 9
    POPULAR ARTICLES: 3
    MANUAL: 5
    OTHERS:

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 19
    CURRENT: 3

    DR. SAMAR HALDER

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : samarvet@gmail.com
    Phone : 9836726063

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 39
    INTERNATIONAL: 1
    POPULAR ARTICLES:
    MANUAL: 3
    OTHERS:

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 8
    CURRENT: 1

    DR. SHYAMAL KANTI GUHA

    Qualification : M.V.Sc & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : drskguha2004@yahoo.co.in
    Phone : 9830276939

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 15
    INTERNATIONAL: 7
    POPULAR ARTICLES:
    MANUAL: 3
    OTHERS:

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 8
    CURRENT: 2

    DR. (MRS.) SARBANI HAZRA

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : shazrakon@yahoo.co.in
    Phone : 9433125696

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 20
    INTERNATIONAL: 17
    POPULAR ARTICLES:
    MANUAL: 3
    OTHERS:

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 10
    CURRENT:

    DR. ASIT KUMAR MAJI

    Qualification : M.V.Sc. & Ph. D.
    Designation : Professor
    Email : asit_maji07@yahoo.co.in
    Phone : 9434167144

    PUBLICATIONS

    NATIONAL: 30
    INTERNATIONAL: 1
    POPULAR ARTICLES:
    MANUAL: 3
    OTHERS:

    STUDENT GUIDANCE

    PASSOUT: 5
    CURRENT: 2

  • Course

    Course offered:

    Undergraduate Programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VSR411,412 General veterinary surgery, anesthesiology and dia 2+1
    VSR421,422 Regional veterinary surgery 2+1
    VSR511,512 Veterinary orthopaedics and lameness 2+1
    Post-graduate programme
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VSR 601 Principles of surgery 2+0
    VSR 602 Clinical practice I 0+3
    VSR-603 Clinical practice II 0+3
    VSR 604 Small animal anaesthesia 2+1
    VSR 605 Large animal anaesthesia 2+1
    VSR 606 Diagnostic imaging techniques 2+1
    VSR 607 Veterinary ophthalmology and dentistry 1+1
    VSR 608 Small animal soft tissue surgery 2+1
    VSR 609 Large animal soft tissue surgery 2+1
    VSR 610 Orthopaedic and limb surgery 2+1
    VSR 691 Master’s seminar 1+0
    VSR 699 Master’s research 20
    Ph D
    Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
    VSR 701 Clinical surgical practice I 0+2
    VSR 702 Clinical surgical practice II 0+2
    VSR 703 Clinical surgical practice III 0+2
    VSR 704 Anaesthesia of wild and laboratory animals 1+1
    VSR 705 Advances in anaesthesiology 2+1
    VSR 706 Advances in diagnostic imaging techniques 2+1
    VSR 707 Neurosurgery 2+1
    VSR 708 Experimental surgical techniques in animals 1+1
    VSR 789 Special problems in anaesthesia 0+2
    VSR 790 Special problems in surgery 0+2
    VSR 791 Doctoral seminar I 1+0
    VSR 792 Doctoral seminar II 1+0
    VSR 799 Doctoral research 45

    * Compulsory for Master’s programme; ** Compulsory for Doctoral programme

  • Project Completed / ongoing

    Ongoing
    Sl.No. Title Name of PI Period Funding Agency Budget (Rs. in lakhs)
    1 Effect of Ultraviolet-A/Riboflavin Corneal Collagen Cross-linking on the Virulence Factor of Fungi Dr. (Mrs.) Sarbani Hazra 2013-2016 DBT, GOI 30.000
    2 Influence of corneal nerve regeneration on wound healing and its therapeutic modulation Dr. (Mrs.) Sarbani Hazra 2014-2017 DST, GOI 53.000
    3 Delivery of drugs and cells to the cornea using silk protein-A novel therapeutic approach” Dr. (Mrs.) Sarbani Hazra 2014-2017 DBT, GOI 82.000
    4 Development of Animal cartilage for surgical implantation in Microtia and Rhinoplasty of human patient” Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2013-2016 DBT, GOI 44.660
    5 Development of novel tissue engineered silk biomaterial based wound dressing patch for diabetic foot ulcers As Principal Investigator Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2014-2016 DBT, GOI 56.960
    6 Multi-layer Customized Skin Graft for Full Thickness Wound Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2014-2017 DBT, GOI 28.890
    7 Modernization of hospital set up and establishment of laboratory for stem cell therapy in Belgachia campus, Kolkata Dr. Shyamal Kanti Guha 2015-2016 N.A. 50.000
    Completed
    Sl.No. Title Name of PI Period Funding Agency Budget (Rs. in lakhs)
    1 Evaluation of Biocompatibility of Intraocular lens Dr. (Mrs.) Sarbani Hazra 2015-2016 Industry – SAP & PAP 4.000
    2 Nanotechnology based drug delivery system for prevention of cataract: Proof of concept in a Rabbit Model” Dr. (Mrs.) Sarbani Hazra 2011-2015 DBT, GOI 93.200
    3 Surgical and Pharmacological prevention of posterior capsular opacification Dr. (Mrs.) Sarbani Hazra 2008-2010 N.A. 25.000
    4 Development of bioactive ceramic coating on orthopedic implants (metallic) for sustained localized delivery of bisphosphonates to improve fixation Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2010-2010 DST, GOI 22.000
    5 Development of marine biomaterials alone and in combination with conventional and unconventional growth factors in bone tissue engineering Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2010-2013 DBT, GOI 9.000
    6 Development of ceramic-based implantable delivery system for sustained release of the drugs for the treatment of osteomyelitis in human patients Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2007-2010 DST, GOI 30.000
    7 Bovine lameness with special reference to pathogenesis and pain perception Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi 2005-2008 ICAR, New Delhi 7.510
    8 Studies on uses of acrylic external skeletal fixator for fracturemanagement in small ruminants Dr. Shyamal Kanti Guha 2005-2005 ICAR, New Delhi 17.000
    9 Studies on uses of acrylic external skeletal fixator for fracturemanagement in small ruminants Dr. Asit Kumar Maji 2008-2008 ICAR, New Delhi 17.000
  • Research Findings

    Project Research Findings
    Effect of Ultraviolet-A/Riboflavin Corneal Collagen Cross-linking on the Virulence Factor of Fungi
    Evaluation of Biocompatibility of Intraocular lens
    Influence of corneal nerve regeneration on wound healing and its therapeutic modulation
    Delivery of drugs and cells to the cornea using silk protein-A novel therapeutic approach”
    Development of Animal cartilage for surgical implantation in Microtia and Rhinoplasty of human patient”
    Development of novel tissue engineered silk biomaterial based wound dressing patch for diabetic foot ulcers As Principal Investigator
    Nanotechnology based drug delivery system for prevention of cataract: Proof of concept in a Rabbit Model”
    Surgical and Pharmacological prevention of posterior capsular opacification
    Multi-layer Customized Skin Graft for Full Thickness Wound
    Development of bioactive ceramic coating on orthopedic implants (metallic) for sustained localized delivery of bisphosphonates to improve fixation
    Development of marine biomaterials alone and in combination with conventional and unconventional growth factors in bone tissue engineering
    Development of ceramic-based implantable delivery system for sustained release of the drugs for the treatment of osteomyelitis in human patients
    Bovine lameness with special reference to pathogenesis and pain perception
    Studies on uses of acrylic external skeletal fixator for fracturemanagement in small ruminants
    Modernization of hospital set up and establishment of laboratory for stem cell therapy in Belgachia campus, Kolkata
    Studies on uses of acrylic external skeletal fixator for fracturemanagement in small ruminants