About DHRM

Dr. Nita Khanna
Director, Human Resource Management
Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Hisar – 125 004 (Haryana)

Chairperson of Committee for Prevention of Sexual Harassment through Gender Sensitization
Nodal Officer ICAR (Education Division)
Location: Animal Science Block

Contacts: Mobile - +91 94162 90675
Prof. (Dr.) Nita Khanna, currently working as Director, Human Resource Management Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, started her professional career in the Department of Animal Products Technology, CCS HAU, Hisar. She has an outstanding academic career of more than 30 years. 
During her career, she has held various prestigious academic and administrative positions such as Director of Research, Head of the Department, Coordinator-Research, Planning & monitoring and Chairperson- Women Cell Committee for Prevention of Sexual Harassment through Gender Sensitization and Internal Complaint Committee.
She has published more than 100 research publications in Journals of national and international repute and presented papers in various conferences. She has filed four patents from her research work. She acquired various specialized trainings during her career. In addition to subject specific trainings/workshops, she has also organized several capacity building & IPR issues related events. She has also additional responsibilities of making liaisons with ICAR (Education Division), Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Indian Agricultural Universities Association (IAUA), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), University Grants Commission (UGC) and other funding agencies  
Directorate of Human Resource Management was established in 2014, to carry out its multifaceted activities through its four wings viz. Academy of Veterinary and Animal Science Research and Education Management, Planning & Evaluation, Manpower Assessment and Intellectual Property Rights and Commercialization Unit with the purpose to ensure the growth and management of the faculty and staff in pursuance of the mandate of the university. 
Aims of the Directorate
  • Recruitment, development, management & evaluation of manpower.
  • Personal, interpersonal and organizational skill development.
  • Build interdisciplinary and inter-institutional interaction.
  • Arranging, monitoring and disbursing the financial protection. 
  • Intellectual property rights issues and their commercialization.

Activity Wings and their Functions

1. Planning and Evaluation (P&E) Wing

This wing is entrusted with the duty of recruitment, planning, management, evaluation, growth and development of the faculty and staff so that they may become more efficient and valuable to the University.  This wing also shoulders the responsibility of disbursing and monitoring the financial resources received from state government, ICAR and other sources for teaching, research and extension activities. This section reports and evaluates the activities of the university with the following functions:

  • To evaluate and enhance the broad activities of the university i.e. teaching, research, extension and administration.
  • To setup and sustain bonding with the State government departments, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), other State Agricultural Universities, Government of India and other organizations in the best interest of the university. 
  • To assist faculty members for participation in national and international conferences, trainings, workshops etc. and give recommendations for travel assistance thereof.
  • To prepare overall annual report of activities, achievements and opportunities extended and created for overall manpower and infrastructure development. 

2. Academy of Veterinary and Animal Science Research and Education Management (AVASREM) / Academic and Administrative Staff Training Wing (AASTW)

This wing works to develop personal, interpersonal and organizational skills of the faculty and staff. It ensures growth and development of the faculty and staff through its varied activities. It performs following functions:

  • To conduct induction training for newly appointed faculty and refresher courses, summer and winter schools.
  • To organize workshops, symposia, conferences, panel forums, diagnostic and brainstorming sessions on issues of topical interest.
  • To organize training programmes in emerging areas of Veterinary and Animal Science disciplines.
  • To organize need based training programmes for administrative and technical staff.

3. Intellectual Property Rights and Commercialization (IPR & C) Wing

This wing facilitates “Concerns of intellectual property and commercialization of technologies” related to Veterinary and Animal Sciences including Livestock, Fisheries, Dairy Science and Technology through judicious planning and evaluation of the research with the following functions:  

  • Encourage/motivate production of field oriented research and development of products/processes adoptable by farmers, field functionaries, entrepreneurs and industrial clientele.
  • Identification, registration, popularization and commercialization of intellectual property and technologies.
  • Awareness/sensitization of faculty on intellectual property aspects.

4. Manpower Assessment (MPA) Wing

The faculty and staff of any organization are the most dynamic and alive component and their smooth and fruitful interaction across different disciplines results in the desired directional growth of the organization. Manpower Assessment Wing focuses on recruitment and management of organizational work force with the following functions:

  • To enhance interdisciplinary and inter-institutional interaction.
  • To plan, monitor and evaluate the manpower.
  • To co-ordinate the meetings of Post Clearance Committee.
  • To build up data bank for projection of various activities of the university.
  • To make liaisons with funding agencies and guiding faculty in project development.