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Directorate of Research (Vety.)

With the establishment of Assam Agricultural University in 1969, an office of the Associate Director of Research was created in the Khanapara campus to administer and coordinate veterinary research. Subsequently, in the year 1989, the post of Associate Director of Research (Vety) was upgraded to Director of Research (Vety) and a separate directorate was established to facilitate administration, co- ordination and growth of veterinary research in the University. Besides, outside funded research projects, two research stations namely 1) AAU-Zonal Livestock Research Station, Mondira and 2) AAU-Goat Research Station, Burnihat have been placed under the administrative control of the Director of Research (Vety). In the year 1988, the Director of Research (Vety) was entrusted with the responsibility of organizing and coordinating fishery research of the University. Fishery research under this Directorate is conducted at College of Fisheries, AAU, Raha and Fishery Research Centre, AAU, Jorhat. Besides, research activities on fisheries are also conducted at AAU-ZLRS, Mandira.

Present activities

At present 72 (seventy two ) externally & internally funded projects are going on. Under Livestock sector, there are 65 (forty) nos. of research projects. Under Fishery sector the number of projects are 7 (seven) going on at College of Fisheries, AAU, Raha. The Directorate is operating 7 (seven) nos. of Revolving Fund. We have also conducted TSP/SCSP/RKVY Projects in collaboration with the outstations, KVK, NGO, State Vety. & AH Deptt. 

In 1966 the first externally funded research project was conducted at Faculty of Veterinary Science as per available record. Total 162 (one hundred sixty two) nos. of research projects funded by various funding agencies have been completed till date.