Animal Husbandry

The Veterinary Training Institute (VTI), the erstwhile School of A.H. & Veterinary Science, set up in 1982 on a 170 acres of land at 2-Mile, Pasighat at the Pasighat-Jonai Road (NH-52A) is the premier institute of the A.H. & Veterinary Department of the State for veterinary education and training and it has the following objectives.

  1. To conduct one-year Training for the State’s untrained paraveterinarians wherein they are given the training on knowledge and skill development in animal husbandry and veterinary practices.
  2. To impart short-term training on Artificial Insemination in livestock to paraveterinarians.
  3. To continuously develop veterinary professionals in various disciplines.
  4. To provide information and advice on specific management and disease control programmes to livestock farmers for augmenting livestock production.
  5. To provide basic information for co-operation with national organizations concerned with veterinary education, research and training.
  6. To maintain Fodder Farm and Livestock Demonstration Farm, and to generate revenue through sale of milk.
(1) Staff Position
Sl. No. Designation Number
1 JD, DDO 01
2 SVO (Trg.) 04
3 VO (Trg.) 02
4 Asstt. Vet (AV) 03
5 Fodder Supervisor (FS) 01
6 Stockman (SM) 02
7 UDC 01
8 LDC 01
9 Driver 04
10 Handy Man 01
11 Tractor Operator 01
12 Projector Operator 01
13 Peon 02
14 Mali 01
15 Cattle Attendant 02
16 Fodder Attendant 02
17 Chowkidar 02
18 Contg. Worker 21

 

(2) Infrastructure / Buildings
Sl. No. Particulars Remarks
Residential Building
1 Type-V (01 No.) For JD, VTI
2 Type –IV (03 Nos.) For Instructors
3 Type-III (03 Nos.) For Instructors
4 Type-II (08 Nos.) For Group ‘C’ staff
5 Type- I (04 Nos.) For Group ‘D’ staff.
6 Labour Barrack (03 units) For Contg. Staff
7 Trainees Hostel (02 Nos.) For trainees
Non- Residential Building:-
1 Administrative Office Building It has various sections wherein all official works are carried out. The Instructors Rest Room, Class Room, Library, Laboratory, Medicine, etc. rooms are attached to this building.
2 Livestock Demo-cum Dairy farm Comprised of  07 Sheds
3 Fodder Farm Comprised of Perennial Grass Land of Napier, Congo Signal and local fodder trees; Seasonal Fodder Plots for maize cultivation; and Permanent Grazing Land of wild trees, bushes and grasses.

 

(3) Major activities/Achievements
Financial Year Revenue Deposited (Amount in Rs.) Stockman trained (Number)
2015-16 12,50,275 24 nos.
2016-17 18,82,160 22 nos.
2017-18 21,65,650 19 nos.

 

Cattle stock position as on 05/03/2018 (HF, Sahiwal & Jersey Cross)

    • Cow – 38 Nos.
    • Heifer – 29 Nos.
    • B/Bull – 01 No.
    • Calf – 06 Nos
    • Total – 74 Nos.

Fodder Farm :-

Perennial and seasonal green fodder like Napier, Congo signal and maize cultivated are fed to the farm cattle.