7th December 2014, Izatnagar
To commemorate the “Quasquicentennial Celebrations” of ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), a three-day Games and Sports Meet-2014 was inaugurated by Maj Gen (Dr) Shri Kant, SM, VSM (Retd.), Vice Chancellor, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterianry and Animal Sciences (LLRUVAS), Hisar at IVRI Outdoor Sports Stadium, Izatnagar on 7th December, 2014.
In his inaugural address, the Chief Guest, Maj. Gen. Shri Kant urged upon the staff and students of IVRI not to compromise with upright character, honesty and integrity in the life. He also emphasized that people should not undermine their own inner strength and must believe in themselves. He further cited exemplary instances from his own life to motivate the students and staff convincing them that every supreme goal can be achieved by inculcating and observing the discipline, hard work and dedication in the life.
Delivering his presidential address, the Director-cum-Vice Chancellor, Dr R.K. Singh, IVRI lauded the commendable contributions made by the predecessors who served the IVRI with great zeal and commitment leading to the eradication of many dreaded diseases namely Rinderpest, AHS, Dourine, etc. and freedom from CBPP.
To mark the occasion, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was also signed between IVRI and LLRUVAS in the area of mutual interest to both the institutions for teaching and guiding research scholars leading to Post graduate M.V.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees.
(Source: ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar)