Polytechnic in Animal Husbandry, Mehtapura, Himmatnagar was established under Kamdhenu University on 1st August, 2011. This premier institute is the First Polytechnic of its own kind in Gujarat and was established with the aim to prepare livestock inspectors to provide the support to the field veterinarians as well as to provide primary veterinary services to the animal owners in remote villages. Later the other Agricultural Universities of Gujarat also started the Polytechnic in Animal Husbandry on the lines of Kamdhenu University.
The institute offers a full time residential education programme of “Diploma in Animal Husbandry” for which the basic qualification for the admission is 10th standard. The institute presently provides a well managed hostel facility for boys only along with a student bus facility for transport. The duration of the course is three years which includes a six month intensive farm practice training at different premier institutes in Gujarat. During the course work of five semesters the students are enriched with the basic knowledge of 18 different subjects of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry in theory and practicals listed as under:
|1) Livestock Anatomy
||2) Animal Physiology
|3) Animal Management
|5) Computer Application
||6) Animal Nutrition
|7) Animal Breeding
|9) Environmental Sciences
||10) Veterinary Microbiology
|11) Veterinary Pathology
||12) Veterinary Parasitology
|13) Animal Husbandry Extension
|15) Animal Reproduction
||16) Animal Health Care
|17) Veterinary Public Health
||18) Veterinary Surgery
Six months farm practice training includes working on different cattle, buffalo and goat farms, veterinary dispensaries with 15 days educational tour within the state. The training provides good practical hands and also boosts confidence level of the students in the areas of animal nutrition, management of animals and fodder farm, vaccination, artificial insemination and first aid techniques in veterinary practice.
After successful completion of the course work and farm practice training the students are conferred the Diploma in Animal Husbandry. The students excelling in the course work and training program are rewarded with different awards and certificates.
The institute is well equipped with laboratories and computer laboratory facilities for hands on training to the students along with a full-fledged library.
The institute owns highly qualified, experienced and trained faculty along with the supporting staff to cater the need of students.
The institute provides all the necessary infrastructure facilities for the extracurricular activities of the students admitted to the diploma course.
Polytechnic in Animal Husbandry
At. Rajpur(Nava), Himmatnagar-383010
Principal & Dean : Dr. S. B. Deshpande,
Mobile No. :
Email : [email protected]
Office : (02772) 221191