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Punjab's veterinary college to soon begin its first session

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government is all set to start the first academic session at the newly-built veterinary college at Phull in district, said today.

The motive behind establishing the college is to promote auxiliary occupations of animal husbandry and dairy, besides producing veterinary scientists, he said here.

The session would be started after the approval of the Veterinary Council of India, the for Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries said.

The college would be affiliated to the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, he said after a high-level meeting to take stock of the preparedness of his department to commence operation at the college.

During the meeting, the varsity's vice chancellor, A S Nanda, informed the that the proposal for the recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff for the college has already been put before the government.

Sidhu directed the additional chief secretary of the department, G Vajralingam to personally take up the matter with the and get the sanction for staff recruitment.

Vajralingam said the proposal for the recruitment of 88 and 165 non-teaching staff, which includes clerks, laboratory technicians and field workers, has been put forwarded by the university.

He said sanction for the recruitment will be soon taken from the

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 21:00 IST