As per the guideline of the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) which is established under Chapter 4, Section 15(1) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960, under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Governments of India, the institute has constituted an Internal Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) vide order Ref. No. 1318/UBKV/Estt., dated 05-12-2017 in order to have a quality and consistent ethical review mechanism for breeding, research and related activities for the purpose of education and research on animals.
The IAEC has been in function with the following committee members as tabulated below:
|Sl. No.||Name||Designation||Position in the IAEC|
|1.||Prof. T.K. Hath||Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Professor in the Department of Agricultural Entomology||Chairman|
|2.||Prof. (Mrs.) Debapriya Sarkar||Professor in Fishery Science, Regional Research Station, Terai Zone||Member|
|3.||Dr. Nripendra Laskar||Head & Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Entomology||Member|
|4.||Dr. Dilip Kumar Hajra||Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy||Member Secretary, Veterinarian|
|5.||Dr. Nonigopal Shit||Assistant Professor, Regional Research Station, Terai Zone||Member, Veterinarian|
The committee will be looking after the issues related to ANIMAL WELFARE and thus it will be responsible for ethical clearance of all research projects of the institute. All concerned are hereby requested/ instructed to submit application to the office of the Chairman for the issues related to ethical clearance for experiments on animal.
All applicants are advised to go through the guidelines given by the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA).