Committee to examine feasibility for setting up Vet University

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 11: For examining the feasibility for setting up of a University of Veterinary Sciences/Fisheries in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Government has constituted a committee of experts.
Headed by Vice-Chancellor of SKUAST, Kashmir as its Chairman, the committee shall seek formal views of Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) as of a part of terms of reference and submit its reports along with recommendations within a period of six months.
Vice-Chancellor of SKUAST Jammu, Dr Vijay K Taneja (former DDG Animal Sciences, ICAR), Dr A K Gahlot (Vice-Chancellor of Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner), Dr S Ayyapam (former DG, ICAR and Chancellor, Central Agriculture University, Imphal), Dr Gurdyal Singh (Vice-Chancellor, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Hisar) and Dr J K Jena (DDG, Fisheries and DDG Animal Sciences, ICAR) are members of the committee.