College Central Laboratory


About College Central Laboratory

The College Central Laboratory provides laboratory diagnostic help mainly related to microbiological work to clients including animal owners, farmers, animal breeders, shepherds, State Semen Banks, State owned or private animal farms, State Animal Husbandry Department and Veterinary Hospitals, Haryana Livestock Development Board, Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (RDDL, Jalandhar), Central Sheep Breeding Farm, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India and private pharmaceutical organization like Ranbaxy etc. The Laboratory is mainly dealing with two of the major problems in animals i.e. Brucellosis and Mastitis.

Head of Department: Dean, COVS, LUVAS
Incharge: Dr. N.K. Mahajan
In charge


Dean, COVS Head of Department  
Dr. N.K. Mahajan In charge View Details
Dr. Rajesh Scientist  View Details
Dr. Dinesh Mittal Assistant Professor View Details
Dr. Mahavir Singh Scientist View Details

Supporting Staff

Sh. Hari Singh Laboratory Assistant
Sh. Mohan lLal Animal Attendant


Two patent applications were filed and both have been accorded specific numbers by the Patent Office, New Delhi as under :
Patent Application #1064/DEL/2010 dated 6.5.2010 on “Protein-G based Technology for the diagnosis of brucellosis in buffaloes” (File Ref. # 09036)
Patent Application # 1065/DEL/2010 dated 6.5.2010 on “Fluorescence Polarization Assay for the diagnosis of brucellosis in buffaloes” (File Ref. # 09035)

Post graduate students/ Research assistants/ Senior research fellows

Mrs. Sarika Poonia Research Associate
Ms. Juhi Junior Research Fellow

Research Projects

External funded Research Projects:
    a. Development of S99 antigen based Fluorescence Polarization Assay for detection of Brucella antibodies,  Principal Investigator- Dr.Puran Chand (Since 2012)
State Plan & Non Plan Research Schemes
    a. Etiology and diagnosis of mastitis and infectious abortion in animals.
    b. Strengthening of Veterinary College Central Laboratory
Self-Finance/Revolving fund Schemes:
a. To provide services for microbial and serological diagnostics services related to mastitis, abortion and sexually transmitted diseases and other clinical conditions in domestic animals.

Completed Projects :
Sr. No. Funding Agency Title of the project Duration Name of the PI
1 Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt. of India Testing of Sheep Flock for Brucellosis 2004-12 Dr. Puran Chand
2 Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Gurgaon Screening of laboratory animals of Ranbaxy 2005-12 Dr. Anshu Sharma
3 RKVY, Govt. of Haryana Sub clinical and clinical mastitis in buffaloes and Cows : Diagnosis, prevalence, etiology and control in Haryana State 2009-12 Dr. Anshu Sharma
4 M/S Gurudev Veterinaries, Sirsa, Haryana Efficacy of mastacure in treatment of mastitis cases in cows and buffaloes. 2002-03 Dr. Anshu Sharma
5 M/S Gurudev Veterinaries, Sirsa, Haryana To evaluate immune response of Mastacure, a homeopathic medicine in mastitic animals. 2004-05 Dr. Anshu Sharma
6 M/S Glaxo Pvt. Limited, Mumbai Efficacy of Amoxyrum forte andits comparison with other antibiotics in clinical and sub clinical cases of mastitis in cows and in buffaloes 2006-07 Dr. Anshu Sharma