|Dr. Rajinder Bajaj
The Institute has one of the best ‘state-of-the-art’ Animal House. It is fully equipped with facility of International Standards of Animal Experimental Laboratories. It provides optimum environment in experimental and breeding animals.
The Institute is registered under Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. for breeding of and experiments on animals.
The different species and strains of small laboratory animals are bred and maintained to supply the quality animals as per the requirement. Institute Animal Ethical Committee (IAEC) keeps a check to promote the humane approach of animal experimentation with the basic objective of providing specifications that will enhance animal care and quality in the pursuit of advancement of scientific knowledge that is relevant to humans and animals.
The Animal House is managed by a team of well qualified Veterinarian, Technical Assistant and Attendants who are experienced and trained in modern methods of animal care, breeding and husbandry. The Animal House has a compliance (assurance) with the standards of Public Health Services (PHS), Policy on Human Care and use of laboratory animals, Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA.