Inauguration of Two day Book Exhibition in GADVASU
The Two-day book exhibition organized by Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, was inaugurated by Dr. V.K. Taneja, Vice-Chancellor at the Examination Hall today. He visited various stalls and showed keen interest in the latest edition books on the various subjects. He stated that one of the major reasons for organizing book exhibitions is to select and purchase latest editions of books on differentdisciplines for the university library and to arouse interest among the faculty and students on reading books.
Dr P.K. Trehan, University Librariansaid that fifteen leading book publishers and distributers from North India (10 from Delhi, 3 from Ludhiana, one each from Lucknow and Rohtak) are participating in the exhibition with a wide array of latest editions of books spanning from veterinary, animal, fishery sciences, animal biotechnology, dairy technology and allied subjects to general books. Organization of book exhibition is a regular feature since the inception of the university. This is the third book exhibition organized by the university.The university also encourages faculty members to develop their personal library by purchasing books under a special subsidy scheme.
The book exhibition is open for all and especially for those interested in seeking updated literature available in the market on small animals. This exhibition will generate good interest among students and staff members of the university to read books available on latest topics.
Dr Trehan also stated that the university library has been established with modern facilities. The library is fully automated for all its operations. Library and information technology has been integrated to provide on-line access to the electronic resources to the doorsteps
Dr. O.S.Parmar, Director of Extension Education, Dr. Simrat Sagar Singh, Dean, College of Veterinary Science, Dr. S.K. Jand Registrar –cum-Dean, Postgraduate Studie, Dr. A.S.Nanda, Director of Research, Dr. K.S.Sandhu, Director Student’s Welfare-cum- Estate Officer, Dr. Kamaldeep Kaur, Dean College of Fisheries, Sh. B.S.Randhawa, Comptroller, Dr S.P.S. Sangha, Controller of Examinations,Heads of the Departments, Faculty members and students visited the book exhibition.