Nine Day Internship Programme For Bvsc Students Inaugurated At Army Hospital
KG News Desk
Srinagar, June 9: A nine day “Training Course on Equines” for students undergoing internship for their BVSc & AH degree at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Suhama, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (K) was inaugurated at Army Veterinary Hospital, Haft Chinar, an official in a statement issued here said.
Prof SA Wani, Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Prof HU Malik, Head Division of Veterinary Clinics with 07 other faculty members, Officers of Haft Chinar garrison and 40 internship students were present on the occasion, he said.
“This civic-military cooperation was envisaged in the year 2004 as a part of Indian Army’s initiative to empower the youth. During nine days course will cover all important aspects of equine management, breeding, disease, surgical conditions and equestrian sports. Emphasis on practical skills and demonstrations of techniques in horses will be stressed”, the official said.
In his message Lt Gen Satish Dua, GOC, Chinar Corps extended his good wishes to the students and brought out that “This course is unique way of transforming Op Sadhbhavana into a capacity building and youth empowerment initiative. The course curriculum is designed to give the interns an insight into exciting world of equines keeping in mind the equine based tourism/rural economy of the valley and utility of these animals to the AWAAM”.
Prof Sarfaraz A. Wani, in his address during inauguration ceremony said “The course is a continued goodwill gesture from Army which gives our graduates an opportunity to bridge their knowledge gaps vis-à-vis equine medicines and management by providing them with extensive firsthand experience in field. The veterinary hospital at Haft Chinar is exemplary in having state of art facilities and this short course shall surely help our graduates to tone up their nerves in this specialized area”.
Prof SA Wani thanked the GOC, Chinar Corps and Officers of Remount & Veterinary Corps for organising this course. The ceremony concluded with vote of thanks by Prof HU Malik followed by a group photograph, the official said.