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, 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


Dean, COVS Head of Department  
Dr. N.K. Mahajan In charge View Details
Dr. Rajesh Scientist  View Details
Dr. Mahavir Singh Scientist View Details
Dr. Rahul Yadav Scientist View Details

Supporting Staff

Sh. Hari Singh Laboratory Assistant
Sh. Deepak Singh Animal Attendant


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

Research Projects

RKVY Projects

1. Awareness and implementation of mastitis control programme at door step of farmers of Haryana to augment quality milk production 

2. Establishment of molecular diagnostic facilities and strengthening of sero-monitoring activities for Foot and Mouth disease, Haemorrhagic Septicaemia and Brucellosis in Haryana


State Plan & Non Plan Research Schemes

1. Etiology and diagnosis of mastitis and infectious abortion in animals.

2. Strengthening of Veterinary College Central Laboratory

Self-Finance/Revolving fund Schemes:
1. 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 :

1. Efficacy of mastacure in treatment of mastitis cases in cows and buffaloes (2002-03) funded by  M/S Gurudev Veterinaries, Sirsa, Haryana (PI: Dr. Anshu Sharma)

2. To evaluate immune response of Mastacure, a homeopathic medicine in mastitic animals (2004-05) funded by  M/S Gurudev Veterinaries, Sirsa, Haryana (PI: Dr. Anshu Sharma)

3. Testing of Sheep Flock for Brucellosis (2004-12) funded by Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt. of India (PI: Dr. Puran Chand)

4. Screening of laboratory animals of Ranbaxy (2005-12) funded by Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Gurgaon, Haryana (PI: Dr. Anshu Sharma)

5. Efficacy of Amoxyrum forte andits comparison with other antibiotics in clinical and sub clinical cases of mastitis in cows and in buffaloes (2006-07) funded by M/S Glaxo Pvt. Limited, Mumbai (PI: Dr. Anshu Sharma)

6. Sub clinical and clinical mastitis in buffaloes and cows : Diagnosis, prevalence, etiology and control in Haryana state (2009-12) funded by RKVY, Govt. of Haryana(PI: Dr. Anshu Sharma)

7. Development of S99 antigen based Fluorescence Polarization Assay for detection of Brucella antibodies (2012-16) funded by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India (PI: Dr. Puran Chand)


List of equipments costing more than Rs. Two Lakh in CCL