VETERINARY COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, NAMAKKAL

DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY GYNAECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

Objectives and mandate

  • To impart undergraduate and postgraduate education to the students of Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal
  • To provide artificial insemination service to the bovines at hospital Campus.
  • To provide infertility treatments to all the farm and pet animals.
  • To provide obstetrical emergency treatments to all the farm and pet animals.
  • To offer farm advisory services for the benefits of the farming community by conducting and attending mass contact programmes.
  • To impart training to the field veterinarians about the recent advances in the field of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics.
  • To conduct basic and applied research in the Veterinary Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Education

This department offers following undergraduate courses

Undergraduation

  • VII semester
    • OGY 411 - Pattern of reproduction in male and female farm animals (2+1)
    • OGY 412 - Physiology and accidents of gestation in farm animals (3+0)
    • CT - OGY-410 Clinical training (0+1)
  • VIII Semester
    • OGY 421 - Parturition and postparturient complications in farm animals (2+1)
    • CT - OGY 420 Clinical training (0+1)
  • IX Semester
    • OGY 511 - Infertility and its management in female and male farm animals (2+0)
    • CT - OGY 510 - Clinical Training (0+1)

PG Education

  • This department offers PG courses from 1999-2000 onwards.
  • Two Ph.D. students have completed their research work in this department.
  • One PG student has completed his M.V.Sc., programme.

Extension

  • This department also gives training to the field veterinarians. It has conducted two national level training on " Hormone substitution therapy for infertility ".
  • Further, it involves in the treatment of infertile cases in the hospital campus during OP hours and attending Obstetrical emergency cases round the clock in the hospital campus.
  • Staff of this department are regularly participating and rendering services to the rural mass through mass contact programmes and infertility campaigns.

Research

  • Till date this department has guided 5 students research projects funded by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai.
  • * ICAR Project on " Effect of macro and micro minerals to augment fertility in infertile bovine of Namakkal district" has been approved and pending for budget allotment.

Achievements

One student project entitled "Human chorionic Gonadotrophin administration in the treatment of repeat breeder crossbred cows" guided by Dr.M.Selvaraju has received second prize for best presentation from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai.

Faculty

Dr.M.Selvaraju, Professor and Head | mselvaraju1969@yahoo.co.in | Mobile: 9443008610
Dr.S.Manokaran, Assistant Professor | smanokaran1976@gmail.com| Mobile: 9488709436
Dr.K.Ravikumar, Assistant Professor | k.ravikumar@tanuvas.org.in| Mobile: 9443223335
Dr.K.Senthil Kumar, Assistant Professor | senthi702003@yahoo.com | Mobile: 9443526847