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Vice Chancellor

Dr. K. C. Veeranna

Designation and  Full address:
Vice Chancellor,
Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University,
Bidar-585226, Karnataka
e-mail: vckvafsub@gmail.com,

Academic Qualifications:     B.V.Sc & A.H., M.V.Sc., Ph.D., PGDEE

Dr. K. C. Veeranna (B.V.Sc & A.H., M.V.Sc., Ph.D., PGDEE) has assumed the charge of  Vice-Chancellor, Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar, Karnataka on 11th  July, 2022. Before joining this post, he has served as Acting Vice-Chancellor, KVAFSU, Bidar, Registrar, KVAFSU, Bidar, Dean, Veterinary College, Shivamogga, Officer on Special Duty, Veterinary College, Gadag and University NSS Coordinator. He has been very instrumental in planning, designing and furnishing of facilities for the laboratories, infrastructures etc. as per VCI and ICAR regulations. Further, he also has an experience of working on statutory bodies/committees at university, state and national levels. He is involved in undergraduate and post graduate teaching, research and extension for more than 30 years in the discipline of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education in the capacity of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor & Head. He has guided 15 M.V.Sc students and Advisory committee members for more than 50 M.V.Sc and 03 Ph.D. students. As a researcher, he was Principal Investigator (PI) for three externally funded Projects which include the funding support from KWDP II - Sujala III Project, ICAR-NAIP and DBT, New Delhi. Further, he has also operated four university funded projects and has been Co-PI for several projects. He has also been Nodal Officer for KWDP-II; Sujala-III Project for KVAFSU, Bidar. As an extension professional, he has organized/coordinated two national conferences, 30 training programmes for the officers of the line Departments, 150 trainings to farmers, five livestock shows and more than 100 on-farm demonstrations. Also, he has participated as a resource person in various extension activities organized by other organizations. He has published 67 research papers in high quality national and international journals apart from about 70 Papers presented in National / International seminars/conferences, 120 Popular articles / Leaflets / Bulletins and five books.



State NSS Award by Ministry of Youth and sports, Govt. of Karnataka in the year 2000


Leelavathi Krishna Rao Award by Indian Veterinary Association in the year 2000


Certificate of Merit by KVAFSU, Bidar in 2010, 2011 and 2016.


Best Paper presentation Awards by different professional societies and organizations in 2010, 2013, 2016, 2017 and 2018


Best Veterinarian Award by Karnataka Veterinary Association in 2014