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  • To act as National referral laboratory for disease diagnosis work.
  • To collect, process, store, and retrieve animal health and disease data and establishment of a data bank for immediate use in planning disease control and forecasting programme.
  • To formulate and establish a system of monitoring and surveillance of noticeable and reportable diseases for fulfilling National and International obligations.
  • To standardize the diagnostic tests and know how, and to prepare the standard diagnostic reagents for use at the Centre and other collaborating National and International establishments, including government and private diagnostic laboratories.
  • To develop and improve upon, presently available disease diagnosis competency.
  • To render expert consultancy services for disease diagnosis, prevention, control and eradication.
  • To develop appropriate linkage with state & central and other agencies dealing with disease diagnosis, prevention and control of diseases.
  • To teach and train personnel from the States/ Institutes/ Veterinary Colleges in diagnostic methodology, epidemiology and preventive medicine and avian diseases.


  • Livestock disease investigation & diagnosis in referred cases.
  • To develop standard diagnostic reagents for field use.
  • To develop appropriate linkage with state central and other agencies for disease surveillance, monitoring & forecasting of animal diseases.
  • Compilation of available information in the form of report/bulletin for the use of beneficiaries.
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