Veterinary University, Bikaner organizing three day International Symposium on
“New horizons of Camel Surgery and Large Ruminant Surgery”
XXXVIII Annual Congress of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery from 15-17 October, 2014
Bikaner,The Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner is organizing a International Symposium on “New horizons of Camel Surgery and Large Ruminant Surgery” and XXXVIII th Annual Congress of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery under the aegis of Indian Association of Veterinary Surgery from 15-17 October, 2014.
Today on 15th October, 2014, a three day International Symposium has started at RAJUVAS, Bikaner organized by the Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, CVAS, Bikaner. Sh.Giriraj Singh, MP, Nawada (Bihar) & Former Minister of Animal Husbandry, Govt. of Bihar was the chief guest of the inaugural function and Prof. (Dr) Col. A.K. Gahlot, Vice-Chancellor, Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner presided over the function. Dr. Dipak Kumar De, President ISVS, Prof. B.K. Beniwal, Dean, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner and Dr. Thilagar, Secretary ISVS also graces the occasion.
In this conference about 475 delegates including 6 international delegates Dr. R.O. Ramadan, Professor Surgery, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, Dr. Alex H Tinson, Director of Research and Laboratories, Hilli E.T and Surgical Centre, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Dr.(Ms.) Rihab Abdelgafir, Head of Deptt., Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum Sudan, Ahmed Ramadan Omer Ramadan, Al Hasa, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, Dr. Kuldeep Kuhad, Hilli Embryo Transfer and Surgery Centre Management of Scientific Centres and Presidential Camels, Department of Presidents' Affairs, United Arab Emirates and Dr. Suhel Anwar, Head Surgery Division, Al-Qattara Veterinary Hospital Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority United Arab Emirates, are participating. Delegates has come from all over India like Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarpradesh, Orissa, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Pondicherry, Assam, Mizoram, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttrakhand, Andhrapradesh etc.
Prof. B.K. Beniwal, Dean, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner welcomed all the dignitaries and presented the welcome address. The chief guest of inaugural function Sh. Giriraj Singh, MP called upon the scientists to develop techniques for improvement of the milk production like the other developed countries.
Prof. A.K. Gahlot, Vice-Chancellor, RAJUVAS delivered his presidential address and said that Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, CVAS, Bikaner is first in India to start experimental surgery in live animals. RAJUVAS stands pioneer in developing camel surgery at National and International level. The noteworthy innovative surgical technique of camel was "Inter-dental Wiring" for repair of mandible fractures. RAJUVAS has a special facility of operation theatre for camels, which is a unique feature in itself. He told that RAJUVAS is providing State of art clinical services through its well laid down clinical complex. The design and layout of the clinical complex is farmers as well as patients friendly. More than a year back, RAJUVAS have started providing 24-hours clinical services. Our Clinics attract 40-50 thousand cases per annum with a beauty that almost all the species of livestock are brought here for treatment, although, we have started outdoor for pet animals also. On most of the days, we can see camels as patients in the numbers often reaching to double digit and that’s why, this is also popularly known as “Camel Clinic”.
During inaugural function of the conference, M.R. Patel field veterinarian award was given to Dr. Sanjay J. Gayakwad. The young surgeon award was given to Dr. Brihaspati Bharati. The best paper award were given to Malik Aby Rafee, Parminder Kour, Dr. Sudeesh S. nair, M. G. Thorat, S. Kathivel, Madhu D. N., Thotta N. Ganesh, Neelima Tiwari, Sherin B. Sarangom and S. Kathivel. Dr. Thilagar, Secretary ISVS presented the annual report of the society and announced for the general body meeting in the evening. During three day conference technical session on Anesthesiology, Radiology and Imaging Techniques, Equine Surgery, Large Animal Surgery, Small Animal Surgery, Avian Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Wild and Zoo Animal Surgery. The organizing secretary Dr. T. K. Gahlot gave a vote of thanks.