The department came into existence in 1998 owing to implementation of VCI Guidelines for UG Teaching. The main emphasis of the department is to produce quality human resources through implementation of UG and PG Programmes in animal husbandry and veterinary sciences and to disseminate scientific knowledge and capacity building of livestock farmers through different extension modules like trainings, Melas, seminars, ICTs, awareness and welfare camps, publications etc. The department has developed strong liaison with State Departments of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development, Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, State Veterinary Council, Milkfed, MANAGE, Hyderabad, PAMATI, Ludhiana in delivering technical lectures at various training programmes. The department also provides platform to various companies dealing in veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, fodder seeds, agricultural implements etc. to showcase their products and services at the time of monthly meetings of various Farmer Associations.