Registration of Institutional Animal Ethics Committee :
Our Institutional Animal Ethical Committee has got registered in the CPCSEA.
Institutional Animal Ethical Committee
Animal House Facility is registered with Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Animal Welfare Division, New Delhi.
The Animal House is conventional type of animal house with each species housed in individual rooms, in which the temperature, humidity, dark and light cycles are monitored. Microbiological / health monitoring is done regularly.
The animal house facility is available to boost the teaching, training and research facilities and to meet the growing demand for high quality laboratory animals in emergent field of Experimental Pharmacology. Qualified veterinarians and technical personnel are always at hand to help carry out research.
The laboratory houses rats, mice and rabbits. Each species of animals is housed in barrier maintained individual rooms to avoid disease transmission and inter-species conflicts. The animals are guarded from dust, smoke, noise, wild rodents, insects and birds-in fact anything that would disturb their habitat. A high degree of hygienic conditions (macro- and micro- environment) around the animals are maintained as per the CPCSEA guidelines.
Periodic health monitoring of the animals is carried out to ascertain the heath status of the animals. Veterinary care is crucial to keep the animals content and healthy. The veterinarian keeps them under daily observation and monitors any behavioural changes or signs of illness. He supervises their diet and sanitation and contributes to the formulation of appropriate policies and procedures for ancillary aspects of veterinary care.
The Animal House is registered with the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India (Reg. No. 2134/PO/Re/S/21/CPCSEA and has an established Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) that advises the students, teachers/researchers on facilities, policies and practices concerning the care and use of animals.
The Animal House Facility operates all the days round the year including Sundays and closed holidays.
The timings are – Monday – Saturday (Weekdays) : 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
– Sunday and Closed Holidays: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM