The Animal House is registered with the Committee for Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CCSEA), Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Government of India with registration no. 931/Po/Re/S/06/CPCSEA and has an established Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) that advises the students, teachers / researchers on facilities, policies and practices concerning that care and usage of animals.
All Animals are acquired lawfully as per the CCSEA guidelines.
Each species of animals is housed and maintained in separate area with Air conditioning facility to avoid disease transmission and inter species conflicts.
Separate quarantine room facility for newly received animals.
Separate entry and exit to avoid contamination from any means
Maintenance of controlled environmental conditions (Temperature 22-26oC)
Relative humidity (60 +/- 10%) 12 hr alternate light and dark cycle.
Provided with supporting staff to ensure animal care including feeding, watering, restraining, cage cleaning, record keeping and ordering of animals, feeds and bedding materials.
High degree of hygienic conditions around the animals are maintained as per CCSEA guidelines.