ANIMAL HOUSE

ANIMAL HOUSE

In view of the sweeping change in laboratory practices and relief to million of laboratory animals the committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision on Experimental animals (CPCSEA), New Dellhi, bring the scientific Community to propagate and promote the concept of 3 R's – Reduction, Refinement and Replacement in the use of animals in Research and Education in India.

In connection with this, our institution has a registered animal house approved by CPCSEA, New Delhi, since 2000 for research involving experiments in animals. For this purpose we have constituted Institutional Animals Ethics Committee (IAEC) comprising group of persons approved by CPCSEA. We have conducted IAEC meeting every year in the presence of the CPCSEA Main Nominee, a Social awareness member, a Veterinarian and other external / in-house Biological Scientists. The Department maintains a record of animals under its Control and Custody in the special format

Salient Feature of the Animal House
  • Animal house located inside the premises in calm and conducive area
  • Feed store (5'.0''× 6'.0), Rat & mice house, (11'× 11') and rabbit house (10' × 11.10') is available and provided with wooden Doors
  • Animal house is sufficiently ventilated with power & lighting facilities and Air-conditioner
  • Brick walls, Tiled mortar, Cement plastering with false roofing and exterior windows are weld meshed
  • Husk bedding, pellet diet, protected water and separate cages for housing of animals are given
  • Three teaching and non-teaching staff are being given training by Veterinarian
  • Animal attendant is available during week end and holiday, the Veterinarian visit animal house Whenever necessary
  • Waste disposal is by deep burial method, needles by incineration and syringes are disposed after autoclaving
  • Separate animal experimental area is available in pharmacology research Lab

Highlights

34 years of
ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH
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Pharmacy Institution in Tamil Nadu
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BEST CHAPTER AWARD - 2014
by Indian Society for Technical
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Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
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