Veterinary Council of India (VCI)

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

The Veterinary Council of India (VCI) established in 1989 by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India as a statutory body under Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 (52 of 1984), regulates the  Veterinary practice and Veterinary education across the country.

It has 27 members taking care of various committees such as the Executive Committee, the Finance Committee, the Regulation Committee, the Education Committee, the Registration Committee, the Examination Committee, the Disciplinary Committee, and the Liaison Committee. Under the scheme Professional Efficiency Development, the council gets financial assistance by Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

The Veterinary Council of India (VCI) undertakes the following activities.

  • Framing of Regulations
  • Preparation and maintenance of Indian Veterinary Practitioners' Register
  • Regulation of Veterinary Practice
  • Maintenance of Minimum Standard of Veterinary Education
  • Recognition of Veterinary Qualification
  • Holding of All India Common Entrance Examination (AICEE)
  • Extension of Indian Veterinary Council Act
  • Constitution of State Veterinary Council as per the Provisions of Section 32 of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984
  • Constitution of Disciplinary Committee as per the Provision of Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984
  • Holding of Orientation Training Programme
  • Preparation of Electoral Roll
  • Holding of Seminar / Conference / Workshop / Zonal Meeting etc
  • Office Building of the Council
  • Regulations proposed / amended

State Veterinary Councils

  • Andhra Pradesh Veterinary Council,
    Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Shantinagar, Hyderabad – 500 028 ANDHRA PRADESH
  • Arunachal Pradesh Veterinary Council,
    Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Nirjuli, ARUNACHAL PRADESH
  • Assam Veterinary Council,
    Veterinary Complex, Chennikuthi, M.C. Road, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati - 781003 ASSAM
  • Andaman & Nicobar UT Veterinary Council,
    Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, HADDO (PO)PORT BLAIR - 744 102
  • Bihar Veterinary Council,
    Animal Husbandry & Production Institute Parishar, Patna – 800014, BIHAR
  • Delhi Veterinary Council,
    Rajesh Pilot Veterinary Hospital,Tughlakabad,
    NEW DELHI - 110 044
  • Goa State Veterinary Council,
    C-5, Veterinary Hospital Complex, Caranzalem, GOA
  • Haryana State Veterinary Council,
    B - 6, Old Campus, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar – 125004 HARYANA
  • Himachal Pradesh State Veterinary Council,
    Pashudhan Bhawan, Boileauganj,Shimla – 171 005,HIMACHAL PRADESH
  • Karnataka Veterinary Council,
    UAS Campus, Hebbal, Bangalore - 560 024, KARNATAKA
  • Kerala State Veterinary Council,
    Peroorkada PO, Thiruvananthapuram-695 005 KERALA
  • Lakshadweep Veterinary Council,
    Department of Animal Husbandry, Kavaratti, LAKSHADWEEP
  • Madhya Pradesh State Veterinary Council,
    R. A. K. Campus, Jail Road, Jahangirabad, Bhopal – 462008 MADHYA PRADESH
  • Maharashtra State Veterinary Council,
    Near Udyog Bhawan, Civil Lines,
    Nagpur – 440 001 MAHARASHTRA
  • Manipur State Veterinary Council,
    Veterinary Complex, Sanjenthong, Imphal – 795 001, MANIPUR
  • Mizoram State Veterinary council,
    Directorate of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Aizawl – 796 001 MIZORAM
  • Nagaland State Veterinary Council,
    Directorate of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, Kohima - 797 001 NAGALAND
  • Orissa Veterinary Council,
    Orissa Biological Products Institute Campus,Bhubaneswar – 751 003, ORISSA
  • Pondicherry Veterinary Council,
    Animal Husbandry Complex, PONDICHERRY – 605 001
  • Punjab State Veterinary Council,
    Kothi No. 520, Sector 33 B, CHANDIGARH
  • Rajasthan State Veterinary Council,
    Pashudhan Bhawan, Tonk Road, Jaipur – 302015, RAJASTHAN
  • Sikkim Veterinary Council,
    Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Krishi Bhawan, Tadong – 737 102
    SIKKIM
  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council,
    Madras Veterinary College campus,Vaperi High Road, Chennai – 600 007, TAMIL NADU
  • Uttar Pradesh State Veterinary Council,
    Directorate of Animal Husbandry Complex,
    Gokaran Nath Road, Badshahbagh, Lucknow - 226 007 UTTAR PRADESH
  • West Bengal Veterinary Council,
    37, Belgachia Road, Kshudiram Bose Sarani, Kolkata - 700 037 WEST BENGAL
  • Gujarat State Veterinary Council,
    Directorate of A.H. and Veterinary Services,Krishi Bhavan, Sector 10A,Gandhinagar, GUJARAT
  • Tripura Veterinary Council,
    Astabal Veterinary Complex, Agartala – 799 001, TRIPURA
  • Meghalaya State Veterinary Council,
    Lundiengjri, Shillong – 793 002,
    MEGHALAYA
  • Chhattisgarh State Veterinary Council,
    Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services,
    Raipur, CHHATTISGARH

 

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