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Punjab Veterinary Council was established under the Punjab Veterinary Council Act 1981. The first adhoc Council came into existence during the year 1983 and thereafter the State Council continued to be constituted as per State Act till the year 1993. 

Punjab Vidhan Sabha through an unanimous resolution extended the Indian Veterinary Council Act,1984 to the State of Punjab and repealed the said State Act. It was on 4th of May 1994 that Gazette Notification was issued by the Govt. of India in this behalf and this Act of Parliament thus extended to the State of Punjab. Thereafter, the Punjab State Veterinary Council is being constituted under the Central Act and the Notification to the effect is being issued by the Government of Punjab.  

The Rules to the Act were framed by the State Council and got notified by the Government of Punjab in the year 1997.

The Government of Punjab, Department of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries & Dairy Development (Animal Husbandry Section) has now vide Notification 18/104/2001-A.H-6/1961, dated  05th June, 2015 constituted the Punjab State Veterinary Council under the provisions of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984, consisting of the followings :-

(i) Constitution of the Punjab State Veterinary Council





Name & Address of member

Nature of membership


Mobile No

Dr.Charanjeet, Regn.No.PbSVC-2186, Veterinary Bacteriologist, RDDL, North Zone, Ladowali Road, Jalandhar -144001

Elected member u/s 32(1)(a)



Dr. Navdeep Singh Khinda, Regn.No.PbSVC-2248, 284, New Partap Nagar, GT Road, Amritsar.

As above



Dr. Rajnish Kumar Gupta, Regn.No.PbSVC-0494, Baba Farid Nagar, St.No.2, Old Cantt Road, Faridkot.

As above



Dr. Santokh Singh Spall, Regn.No.PbSVC-0137, H.No.384, St.No.1, Dashmesh Colonyu, Nabha, Patiala.

As above



The Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana (Dr. A.S. Nanda is Vice Chancellor, GADVASU, Ludhiana)

Ex officio member u/s 32(1)(b)




Dr. Taj Parkash Saini, Regn.No.PbSVC-274, HIG 42GF, ML Dhingra Housing Complex, Mall Mandi, GT Road, Amritsar 143001.

Nominated member u/s 32(1)(c)



Dr. Darshan Lal, VO, Haathi Gate, Amritsar

As above



Dr. Harpreet Singh, VO, Nagra, Ludhiana

As above



The Director, Department of Animal Husbandry, Punjab (Dr. Inderjeet Singh is Director, Animal Husbandry, Punjab)

Ex-officiao member u/s 32(1)(d)



Dr. Ashok Kumar, Regn.No.PbSVC-1075, C/o Salwan Nursing Home, Ward No.2, Samrala, Ludhiana 141114

Nominated member u/s 32(1)(d)



Registrar, Punjab State Veterinary Council,  (Dr. Pardeep Kumar Goel,  Deputy Director, Animal Husbandry, Kapurthala, SBS Nagar is holding additional charge of the post of Registrar)

Ex-officio member u/s 32(1)(f)




The Council is receiving funds under Non-plan for salaries for the Staff of the Council from the State Government. There is a provision of Rs. 41,30,000/- for the purpose for the current financial year 2019-20.

The Council also receives funds under Central Sponsored Scheme,  “Professional Efficiency Development” under which 50% share is provided by the Central Govt and remaining 50% share by the State Government.

         During the financial 2016-17 an amount of Rs. 33.50 lakh were released to the Council under the scheme. Trainings on professional topics to update skill of the registered veterinary practitioners have been organized to utilize the funds so released.

Besides the Council also receives Full Registration Fee, Renewal Registration Fee etc as provided under the provisions of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984. On an average Rs. 4 to 4.50 lacs are being received during a financial year on various heads of fees etc.


Dr. Pardeep Kumar Goel, Deputy Director, Animal Husbandry, Kapurthala is presently holding the additional charge of the post of the Registrar. Besides, there is a Superintendent, one supporting staff against a post of Clerk, two Peons, a Driver , and a Chowkidar.  


The office of the Punjab State Veterinary Council is operating from Livestock Complex, 3rd Floor, Sector 68, SAS Nagar-160062.

 The major assets of the council are a Staff Car, 3 Computers, two Laptops, one telephone connection, Photostat Machine, furniture and fixture and other material required for the smooth running of Office of the Council. 


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