Maharashtra State Veterinary Council

Indian Veterinary Council Act,1984(52 of 1984) was enacted in the year 1984 and was published in the Extraordinary Gazette of India dated 21st August,1984 to regulate veterianary practice and to provide for that purpose,for the establishment of Veterinary Council of India and State Veterinary Counciles and the maintenance of Registers of Veterinary practitioners and for the matters connected therewith.

Consequent upon the resolutions passed by the State Legislature of Maharashtra to adopt Indian Veterinary Council Act 1984. Government of india,vide its Gazette Notification No.411,Dated 23/7/1997 have made the Act applicable in the State of Maharashtra w.e.f.1/8/1997.Subsequently Government of Maharashtra vid its Gazette Notification dated 20th june 1998, constituted Registration Tribunal under Section 45 of the purpose of first preparing the State Veterinary Register.

Government of Maharashtra vide G.R. Dated 31st March 2001,established the office of the Maharashtra State Veterinary Council With its head quarter at Nagpur, which started functioning w.e.f.6th july 2001.

The Maharashtra State Veterinary Council is a body corporate and consistsof 11 members (4 elected,3 Nominated by the State Government,1 nominated by the Association and 3 Ex.Officer). Since its inception,the State Council is receiving 50% grants-in-aid from the Departmentof Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India and 50% grant-in-aid from State Government under the plan Scheme-"Professional Efficiency development Programme".

Aims & Objectives.

1. To enroll the name of a person who possess the recognized veterinary qualification.

2. To prepare and maintain the State Veterinary Practitioner’s Register containing the names of all persons     who possess the recognized veterinary qualifications.

3. To renew the names of registered veterinary practitioners.

4. To issue provisional registration to veterinary graduates undergoing internship programme.

5. To issue duplicate certificate in the event of loss or destruction of the registration certificate.

6. To transfer the registration from other State Councils to this State Council.

7. To issue No Objection Certificate in cases of transfer of registration to other State Councils.

8. To regulate veterinary practice in the State.

9. To advise the State Government on all regulatory matters concerning veterinary practice.

10. To frame rules and amend the rules under Section 65 of the Act.

11. To implement the provisions of the Act, and Rules and Regulations framed there under.

12. Constitution of State Veterinary Council under Section 32 of the Act.

13. Constitution of Executive Committee and other Committees under Section 40 of the Act.

14. Holding of Orientation Training Programme/CVE programme for Graduates.

15. Holding of Orientation Training Programme/CVE programme for Diploma Holders.

16. Preparation of Electoral Roll.

17. Holding of Seminars/Conferences/Work shops/meetings etc.

18. Regulation of veterinary practice in the State and for that purpose suggesting changes/amendments in       recruitment rule framed by the State Government.


DR. Dilip Ghorpade
President Maharashtra state veternary Council Nagpur, And Dist. Animal Husbandry officer,Z.P. Gondia
   Act And Regulation
   MSVC Act
   VCI, New Delhi
   Dep of animal husbandry MS