Guru Angad Dev Veterinary Varsity authorities appeal to address the name of the university in full the full name of the institute
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana's authorities have decided to use complete name of the university in future in all communications. Registrar of the Varsity Dr. Sushil Prabhakar informed that suggestions/complaints have been received from several intellectuals, academicians, bureaucrats and politicians about frequently calling the university by abbreviated name as GADVASU. Even this term is used in the local language also. He said that it sounds very awkward and was not in line with the spirit of paying respect to the 'Guru'. He stated that university name should be addressed appropriately as best as possible.
A communiqué issued by the university extended some guidelines, that the full name of the university i.e. Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University should be used in all written communications.' The abbreviation 'GADVASU' may be used only if the name is repeated frequently in the document but the word 'GADVASU' in Punjabi, Hindi or any other regional language should never be used. For discussion and for oral communications full name of the university may be used. Dr. Prabhakar further stated that for frequent repeated references to the university in a discussion the name of the university may be refereed as Guru Angad Dev Veterinary University or Guru Angad Dev University. The word 'GADVASU' may also not be used in verbal communications. Registrar also appealed to the print and electronic media to support them by acknowledging the full name of the university while using in news items.
The authorities have conveyed the same to all the line departments, different institutes and offices etc. that frequently deal with Veterinary University so that the institute is properly addressed and the due respect is paid to the 'Guru'.