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Star College Program College of Veterinary Sciences SKUAST kashmir

  1. 1. Progress Report Review Meeting of Star College Program 5-7 August, 2013 Ramnaraian Ruia College Dadar E, Mumbai Coordinator Dr Nazir A Ganai
  2. 2. U- Graduate program Masters Programs PhD programs Degree program / Courses 1. BVSc and AH 2. Certificate Courses 1. Biochemistry 2. Microbiology 3. Genetics 4. LPM 5. Poultry Sciences 6. Medicine + 9 in other deptts 1. Microbiology 2. Medicine 3. LPM 4. Genetics + 4 in other deptts Duration: 5 years prog 4 semester Course work: 2 Research work: 2 6 semesters Admission: Common Entrance Test CET Seats: 80 / 15000 15 + 22 8 Courses Offered
  3. 3. Departments Supported: 1. Animal Biochemistry 2. Livestock Production and Management 3. Veterinary Clinical Medicine 4. Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology 5. Animal Genetics & Breeding 6. Animal Physiology Student Enrolment • All the participating departments have only one feeder system of students at UG and PG level: • Entrance for BVSc and MVSc degree programs through BOPEE (Board of Professional Entrance Examinations).
  4. 4. Student enrolment in U.G. Program
  5. 5. Student enrolment in U.G. Program
  6. 6. Student enrolment in higher studies
  7. 7. Performance in National Level Entrance exams
  8. 8. Project work by Students S.No. Type of Project work Areas / programs 1 Tracking Program: (Each student : 2 programs of 2 credit each) • Cryobiology of gametes • Animal Disease diagnosis • Feline Medicine • Dermatology • Small animal critical care • Alternate Veterinary medicine 2 Study Circles: (Each student : one program of 2 credits) • Diagnostic study circle • Livestock and livelihood study circle • Production system study circle • Equine study circle • Animal Ethology 3 Entrepreneurial Training • Earn while learn • Self employement 4 Internship 6 months 5 •Star Innovator Studentship •Star Presenter Award From 2013….
  9. 9. Projects by students
  10. 10. 2 3 3 3 4 0 1 2 3 4 5 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Trainings / Workshops Conducted for students
  11. 11. Extramural Funding of the College Our College receives highest no of externally funded projects
  12. 12. Extramural Research projects Project Budget (Rs lac) Period Bioprospecting of genes and allele mining for cold stress tolerance in animals 70.0 2010-14 Somatic Cell Cloning 120.0 2009-14 Vaccine Development foot rot sheep 350.0 2008-14 Value Chain on Pashmina 950.0 -do- Project Budget Period Introgression of Fec B gene in sheep 75.0 2009-12 Bioinformatics Infrastructural facility 60.0 2012-2017 Star College Scheme 80.0 HRD Program (Masters) 58.0 ICAR-NAIP DBT
  13. 13. Project Budget Period Molecular Characterization of cold water fish of kashmir 55.0 2011-14 Ecological and socio-economic study on Tibetian Antelop 30.0 2012-14 DST Deptts. Budget Period Microbiology and Virology 20.0 2010-14 Biochemistry 25.0 Pathology 15.0 Animal genetics 25.0 Parasitology 15.0 DST-FIST DBT- BBSRC – (submitted in 2013) Impact of Climate on epidimiology of Dichlobacter nodosus and possibilities for elimination
  14. 14. Project Budget Period Epigenetics of gastric cancer 30.0 2009-11 Population of gastric cancers by Biomarkers 40.0 2013-16 Project Budget Period Association of OLA to helminth resistance in sheep 23.0 2010-13 G X E interaction of Boer Goat with the temperate climate of Kashmir 18.0 2010-13 Herbs for urolithaisis in calves 20.0 2012-14 Molecular Characterisation of Animal Rota virus 31.5 lac 2011-14 ICMR JKCST CSIR Kothari fellowship to Dr Showkat: 2013-15 MOEF Hangul Movement Study using Satellite Telemetry 32 lac 2012-16
  15. 15. Qualitative improvements due to DBT support:  Progressive Improvement in Learning & Teaching – Students in National Institutes: • Performance in ICAR –AIEEA: 100% success • Junior Research Fellowship: bagged the highest number of JRFs (ICAR) in the country than any other Vet College • SKUAST-K : ranked third best institute by ICAR • Students in premier institutes: NDRI: 20 , IVRI : 25 – Students abroad: 5 Student alumini joined overseas labs for higher studies: – Mr Towseef A, MSc (Reproduction) University of Wisconsin, Madison USA from Sep 2011 – Mr Rayees A Mir, PhD (Vet Microbiology) University of Florida, USA March 2012 – Mr Firdous A Khan, PhD University of Florida, USA Jan 2011 – Mr Nadeem, PhD, Soul University Korea, 2010 – Mr Muzaffer Mukhdoomi, PhD, Warwick University, UK, 2011 – Placement in National and State Civil Services: – Our students have excelled in these civil services. In the year 2013, our students bagged 35% seats (23/64) in KAS 2013 exam. It reflects the improvement in the overall quality of education imparted by the College.
  16. 16.  Modernisation of teaching : – SMART Classrooms: Classrooms made internet ready for web- based teaching. – e-learning introduced in the college. E-learning portal in Veterinary Sciences developed and is being up-dated with new resources. – Web-site of the College under Star College program launched: – U G students have full access to Central Computer Lab and Bioinformatics Centre.
  17. 17.  Modernization of laboratories: Following new laboratory facilities have been established during the period: – Molecular Genetics Lab in Deptt of Animal Genetics – Cytogenetics Lab in Deptt of Animal Genetics – Tissue Culture Lab in Deptt of Microbiology – Bioinformatics Lab strengthened – Molecular Diagnostics lab in Deptt of Microbiology – Vaccine production and analysis lab in Microbiology – Molecular Biology Lab in Deptt of Biochemistry – Embryo Transfer Technology lab – Modern Hatchery in Deptt of LPM  Trainings for the students: The participating deptts routinely conduct the summer schools / specialised trainings for the students.  Library Services enriched: Recent database and information retrieval services like SOUL and OPAC have been instituted in library.
  18. 18. Our New Initiatives Award Purpose Features Star Innovator Studentship • attract bright talented students to stimulate education, and provide them with an opportunity to test their novel ideas. • unleash their energy through creativity and innovation, • produce a new generation of leaders filled with confidence, skill and commitment to contribute to the betterment of the society • 3 studentships by each deptt • Competetitive Open call by the Deptt • Rs 1000 each student / month • 6-12 month duration • Deliverables: Project demonstration and project report
  19. 19. Award Purpose Features Star Presenter Award Aimed to generate a debate among the students on a burning issues like which challenge the country and the state for Developed Nation • How do the young generation see research and innovation making a difference for a better future? • What are your main concerns for the growth of agriculture in future ? • If not industrial revolution, can Bioeconomy be a solution to the growth and development in J&K? • e-governance for efficiency and transparency • what determines the 2nd green revolution in india vis-à-vis J & K state? • Etc etc Article: published in a leading daily newspaper Power point Presentation before an expert committee (50% weightage) Our New Initiatives
  20. 20. 3 Reasons for up-gradation to Star College Status Reason Indicator Prospects 1. Progressive improvement in Quality of Teaching and Learning  Excellent performance in National Level Entrance Examinations- 100% success rate in ICAR-AIEE  3rd rank in the country in JRFs awarded by ICAR for PG studies  Excellent placement of graduates in higher education, and jobs in govt, private and research institutes.  Highest number of self financing seats in the University due to the quality of education and placement of graduates Award of the Star Status:  Shall help to further consolidate the efforts of bringing excellence in teaching and learning  Shall help placement of our graduates in international institutions of repute  Shall help to attract the students from across the country and the globe for education & research  Shall help consolidate our initiative on entrepreneurial Trainings under Earn while Learn mode
  21. 21. Reason Indicator Prospects 2. Recognition by Leading National Funding agencies  Highest funding than other colleges in the university from National agencies viz. DBT, DST, ICAR, ICMR, MOEF,  Quality research at PG and PhD level as depicted by papers published in peer reviewed journals  Birth of the world’s first cloned Pashmina Goat- the Noori  Vaccine development against the FootRot Award of the Star Status::  Shall help gain more confidence in the funding agencies and attract more grants to build the world class research facilities.  Shall help network us with the premier R & D institutes in the country  Shall help to produce the Next Gen leaders to tackle the challenges of 21st century – viz sustainability in food & nutritional security, clean environment, Reasons for up-gradation to Star College Status
  22. 22. Reasons for up-gradation to Star College Status Reason Indicator Prospects 3. Socio- political reason  First college in Temperate & Cold arid Himalyan zone  Immediately after its birth in 1984, had to pass through difficulty period of turbulence and strife for 2 decades  Excellent performance in education and research under such difficult circumstances deserve it a Star Status Grant of Star Status shall:  Help to produce the NG leaders in R & D who shall address the challenges in the hill and mountain agriculture under temperate and cold arid conditions  Bridge the cultural and geographical barriers , and inculcate the local graduates to work in a pluralistic society
  23. 23. Inclusion of other Departments under Star College Program Department Justification 1. Animal Biotechnology  Major Deptt Supporting Star College Scheme by offering : 2. Reproduction & Gynecology • Integral part of the Curriculum at UG level • To bring all deptts at par in teaching and training facilities • To build excellence in teaching and research in all departments 3. Vet. Public Health 4. Vet Parasitology 5. Vet Surgery and Radiology 6. Vet Pathology 7. Livestock Production Technology 8. Anatomy 9. Nutrition
  24. 24. Thanks
  25. 25. Trainings to Students
  26. 26. Trainings Conducted for Students
  27. 27. Trainings to the Students
  28. 28. Trainings to the Students
  29. 29. Title of Training / Workshop conducted Duration No of participants • Customized Training Program For Post Graduate Students In DNA Technologies 10 days Dec 6-15, 2011 23 PG & Field Veterinarians • Essential Molecular Techniques 10 days Feb 20- March 1, 2010 21 PG & Field Veterinarians • Methods In Recombinant DNA Technology Sep 2013 (15 days) To be done • 1st J & K Agricultural Science Congress 8-10 Sep, 2011 500 delegates (scientists and scholars) • Advanced Techniques in Animal Disease Diagnosis 15-21 March 2010 15 • Animal Physiology and Health Feb 5-12, 2010 25 • Development and management of e-modules Dec 21-23, 2008 18 • International Conference on Hangul 10-12th Oct 2009 200 delegates
  30. 30. Title of training / workshop Dates Participa nts Disease Diagnostic Techniques for parasitic diseases in Livestock 3-12 March 2008 20 Procedure for collection and examination of clinical samples for parasitic investigation 19-25 may 2009 15 Role of Veterinarian in Meeting Challenges of Modern India July 5-6, 2009 Diseases of recent concern in veterinary practice and their diagnosis, March 28-31, 2011 25 An update on productivity related diseases of livestock March 28-30, 2012 20 Insights into Physiology March 24 to 31,2012 30 Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Small Ruminants 7-17 March, 2012 15 Applications of Bioinformatics in Post Genomics Era 20-23 march 2012 20 Newer concepts in Poultry Production 11-12th April 2012 20
  31. 31. New Practicals introduced Deptt of LPM  Experiential learning for Entrepreneurship introduced in Poultry, sheep, cow  Experiential learning introduced in meat, fibre technology Biochemis try Year 2:  New techniques in Molecular Biology with bench training  DNA isolation  Agarose gel electrophoresis of DNA  RNA isolation  Polymerase chain reaction  Agarose gel electrophoresis of PCR products  PCR-RFLP  ELISA  Polyacrilamide gel electrophoresis  Single Strand confirmation polymorphism
  32. 32. Clinical Medicine Year 4: VMD 411 Veterinary Clinical Medicine I  Emergency medicine and critical care  Radio-imaging for treatment and diagnosis of animal diseases  Ultra-sonograpgy  Endoscopy  ECG Year 4: VMD 421 Veterinary Clinical Medicne II  management of common poisonings  role of alternative integrated/ethno-veterinary medicine in animal diseases management  Mastitis Screening Tests Year 5: VMD 511 Animal Welfare, Ethics & Jurisprudence  animal welfare and ethics  human and animal welfare in relation to ecosystems and environmental factors  animal welfare organization, animal welfare of india, their role, function and current status  animal welfare during natural calamities and disaster management Year 5: VMD 512 Zoo/Wild Animals New Course Year 5: VMD 513 Pet Animal Management New Course
  33. 33. Microbiolog y Year Two: VMC -221  Precipitation test counter immunoelectrophoresis test  Assay of cell mediated immune responses  Concentration and partial purification of immunoglobulin from serum Year Three: VMC -321  Chicken embryo cell culture  Detection and identification of haemagglutinating viruses by haemagglutination test  Detection of viral antigen or antibody by immunoelectrophoresis Animal Genetics Year 1: Course ABG-111- Biostatistics and Computer Applications  Geographical Information system  Database Management Systems  Online tools for statistical analysis of data Year 1: Course ABG-121 Principles of Genetics and Population genetics  Demonstration of Karyotype of farm animal species  Calculation of effects off various forces that change gene & genotype frequencies Year 2: Course ABG-211 Livestock and Poultry Breeding  Estimation of selection differential and Response to Selection and Methods of its Prediction  Selection intensity, generation interval and expected genetic gain.  Computation of coefficient of inbreeding by the path tracing method, Co-ancestry and Variance-Covariance Methods
  34. 34. Visits by Students to other Institutes  All India Educational Tours :  Two weeks tour to other institutions around the country  Once every year during winter break:  Student participation: 3rd and 4th year students  Visits to institutes in the State  Visit to SKIMS (Deptt. of Preventive and Community Medicine)  Visit to Animal Biological Division, Deptt. Of Animal Husbandry  Visit to Govt. Yak Farm Leh  Visit to Indo-Danish Semen Bank Ganderbal.  Visit to University of Kashmir Srinagar • Visit to IIIM Srinagar • Entrepreneurial Training:  Milk Processing Technology : Khyber Industries, Srinagar  Production of Diagnostics : Institute of Animal Health and (Vaccines, Kits ) Biological Products , Zakura  Meat production and Processing: Modern Abattoir, Sgr  Animal Fibre Technology: Woolen Mills J & K Animal Feed Technology: Feed Mill , DAH Kashmir
  35. 35. Visits of the students to other institutes Banglore Veterinary College Mumbai Veterinary College
  36. 36. Visits of the students to other institutes Madras Vet College Hyderabad- C V S
  37. 37. Visits of the students to other institutes NDRI South Campus- Banglore Mumbai
  38. 38. Visits of the students to other institutes CIFNET - Kochi Kochi- CMFRI
  39. 39. Deptt Neighboring College / institute Activity Vet Biochemistry Sri Pratap College of Science, Srinagar  Jointly organized National Conference on Recent Trends in Biosciences with the S.P College Srinagar 3-4 Oct, 2011  Hands on Training to U G students of the Deptt of Biotechnology , SP College on Techniques in Molecular Biology 5-10 May , 2012 Deptt of Clinical Biochemistry , K Univ.  Five students from KU have done project work cum internship program in the Deptt. Microbiology Islamia College of Science and Commerce  Training to students of biology in sampling (collection, preservation , transport) and basic microbiological culture techniques and sensitivity tests. Animal Genetics Govt Degree College Baramullah  Two day training –cum-awareness program in Laboratory techniques in genetics for the students (27) and teachers (3) April, 2012 Clinical Medicine Dept of Preventive and Community Medicine, S.K. Institute of Medical Sciences Soura.  Seminar on “awareness activity about the prevention of the zoonotic diseases like tuberculosis, brucellosis, rabies etc” LPM Poultry Project Hariparbat, GoJK  Consultation regarding improving hatachability in poultry Improving production of breeder stock  Student visits for practical training at their farms  Feed analysis
  40. 40. Resources Generated Deptt Resources generated Deptt of LPM  Experiential learning for Entrepreneurship at a cost of Rs 50 .0 lac from ICAR  Laboratory Manuals for all the 5 courses offered by the department  e-modules developed for all the 5 courses, and available on Biochemistry  Three lab manuals published by the division  Practical’s in Veterinary Biochemistry (Course name: General Biochemistry)  Practical’s in Veterinary Biochemistry (Course name: Intermediary metabolism)  Practical’s in Molecular Biochemistry (Course name: Vety. Biotechnology)  Power point presentations for different courses prepared for e-learning Clinical Medicine  Prepared Teaching Aids in the form of power point presentations, Charts, Posters etc. for UG students. Some of the topics include: o Diseases caused by the deficiency of Iron, Cobalt, Zinc, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, D, Selenium and Vit. E. o Milk Fever, Osteodystrophia fibrosa, Lactation tetany, Downer Cow Syndrome, Ketosis, Azoturia in Equines, Hypothyroidism and Diabetes in dogs. Microbiology Animal Genetics  e-modules for the courses offered by the department at UG level  Practical manual for two courses offered at UG level
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