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Scientific Institute Detail - Islamic Republic of Pakistan
DIRECTORATE OF VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PESHAWAR (DVRIP)
Name of Head of Institute
Dr. Abdul Latif Khan (Director)
Address
Directorate of Veterinary Research Institute, P.O. Box. 367, Charsadda Road, Peshawar-Pakistan
Telephone Fax
+92-91-9210218 +92-91- 9210220
Email URL
directorvri@hotmail.com http://www.wisard.org/wisard/shared/asp/generalinfoserver/intermediate.asp?InstitutionID=11938
Date of Establishment
1900
Facilties
- Training: Poultry training courses - Diagnostic Laboratories at Manshera, D.I.Khan and Saidu Sharif - Library - Research centres/stations:
Objectives
To undertake essential research on livestock and poultry diseases, production of Veterinary Biologics and diagnostic agents to meet the demands of the country as well as defense services and supply to neighboring countries of Afghanistan and Iran, in cases of emergency. 1. Control of Poultry and Livestock diseases of economic and zoonotic importance. 2. Enhancement of Livestock Productivity per unit targeted at poverty alleviation, women development and improvement in human diet.
Working Language
English
Area of Specialization
Transport
International Cooperation
 
Affiliate Name
Country of Origin
During 1981-85 the Dutch Government provided assistance in the shape of some equipment and training of technical staff.
Functions
- To conduct research for the control, prevention, eradication of livestock and poultry diseases - To provide diagnostic facilities to the veterinarians, poultry and livestock owners - To produce different biologic and reagents against major infectious/contigious diseases of livestock and poultry - To arrange different capacity building events for the farmers and field veterinarians
Achievements
1. Disease Diagnosis 2. Research Activities 3. Seminars & Workshops organized, 05, (One seminar and one International Conference (FIBC-PSM) were held by VRI Peshawar. The rest were held in VR&D Laboratories.)
Units and Departments
1.Biological production
Parasitology
Microbiology
Poultry
Library
6. Research centres/stations:
Publications
- 22 Research Articles Published. (Published in various journals, proceedings of seminars and conferences.)
- International Journals 5
- National Journals 10
- Review 3
- Articles 10
- Books 0
- Others 35
Manpower
Ph.Ds
5
Mphil
27
M.Sc
10
Others
1
Projects
15 Research Projects in hand (Small projects within the available resources were continued in each of our Division and VR&D Labs.
Description
Veterinary Research Institute, NWFP, Peshawar is the pioneer Research Organization of its own kind in the country. It was established in the year, 1949 to undertake essential research on livestock and poultry diseases, production of Veterinary Biologics and diagnostic agents to meet the demands of the country as well as defense services and supply to neighboring countries of Afghanistan and Iran, in cases of emergency.
Source
http://www.wis.cgiar.org/rwc/shared/asp/generalinfoserver/intermediate.asp?InstitutionID=11938 http://www.nwfp.gov.pk/AIS-page.php?pageName=VRI-
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