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Vet varsity V-C honoured

Recognising the outstanding contribution of Maj Gen Shri Kant (retd), vice-chancellor, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), to the field of veterinary sciences, the Society for Immunology and Immunopathology (SIIP) has conferred the distinction of "Fellow SIIP" upon him in the Sixth Annual Convention and International Symposium on latest trends in immunodiagnosis, immunopathology and immunomodulation of SIIP.

punjab Updated: Dec 23, 2013 18:09 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Recognising the outstanding contribution of Maj Gen Shri Kant (retd), vice-chancellor, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), to the field of veterinary sciences, the Society for Immunology and Immunopathology (SIIP) has conferred the distinction of "Fellow SIIP" upon him in the Sixth Annual Convention and International Symposium on latest trends in immunodiagnosis, immunopathology and immunomodulation of SIIP.


This prestigious Fellow Award of the society was given at an award ceremony held during the function organised by SIIP in collaboration with Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Bikaner on Sunday. SIIP also felicitated Maj Gen Shri Kant as chief guest of the convention.

Kant has made outstanding contribution to the field of diagnosis, prevention and control of infectious diseases of equines and canines. While commanding the prestigious Equine Breeding Stud, Hisar, he is credited with reducing mortality rate among foals and introducing innovative artificial insemination in equines.

He was also instrumental in formulation of polices/guidelines pertaining to diagnosis, prevention and control of diseases, including zoonotic, among the army animals while commanding the Central Military Veterinary Laboratory, Meerut Cantt. He introduced innovative diagnosis techniques, inoculation protocols and therapeutic approaches for the army animals.

Earlier this year, Maj Gen Shri Kant was honoured with the prestigious award of Fellow of "Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice (ISACP)" and "Fellow of Indian Association of Veterinary Microbiologist and Immunologists (IAVMI)". Recently, he was elected vice-president of National Academic of Veterinary Sciences.

First Published: Dec 23, 2013 18:08 IST