The Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Akola was established in 1970 under Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth. Consequent upon the establishment of Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur in the year 2000, this constituent institute has emerged as an independent Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, for the territorial jurisdiction of Western Vidarbha region.
Presently this institute imparts Post Graduate education (M.V.Sc.) in 10 disciplines and Ph.D. in 8 disciplines by course work. In addition to this, 20 schools of Dairy Diploma and Animal Husbandry are monitored under Lower Education Programme.
The Institute is located on NH-6 at a distance of 4 km. from bus stand and 5 km. from Railway Station. The institute is engaged in extension education activities which involves the training of livestock owners in respect of Dairy, Poultry, Sheep and Goat keeping. The institute is also engaged in lab to land programme, Shivar pheri, farmers rally, poultry and dairy farmers meets and releases various publications for the benefit of livestock and poultry farmers.
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|Name||:||Post Graduate Institute of Veterinary and Animal Sciences|
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