New Dairy Science College at Kolahalamedu
Kozhikode: The Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University will establish a new Dairy Science and Technology College at Kolahalamedu in Peerumade Assembly Constituency, Idukki. The Management Council Meeting held at Thiruvanathapuram announced the decision while presenting the budget.
Moreover, Modern referral Veterinary Hospital in the name of 'K.R.Narayanan Memorial Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex' and Dairy and food processing institute named “Varghese Kurien Memorial Institute of Dairy and Food Technology” will be launched.
The budget announcements include food park at College of Food Technology, Thumburmuzhy and pellet feed mill at Mannuthy in Thrissur. KVASU will also implement “SUMEDHA” – a programme intended or creating awareness in higher education and Entrepreneurship at School levels will be launched in Idukki, Palakkad and Wayanad Districts.
Post graduate programmes will be started in Dairy Science and Technology to bridge the gap in teaching and research manpower. Educational museum and infotainment for students on animal disease conditions and other related areas will be established.
Board of Management Member E.S.Bijimol MLA presented the budget. MLAs C.K. Saseendran, O.R.Kelu, Vice Chancellor Anil Xavier IAS, Registrar Dr.Joseph Mathew and senior officers attended the programme.