Source: PIB, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Chaudhary Charan Singh National Institute of Animal Health (CCS NIAH), Baghpat was established by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, under the sub-scheme “Establishment of National Veterinary Biological Products Quality Control Center”, under the Central Sector Scheme ‘’Directorate of Animal Health’’ as a national facility for quality assessment of veterinary vaccines and diagnostics to be used in India
- To act as a nodal institute to recommend licensing of veterinary vaccines in the country.
- To make available facilities for quality control of veterinary vaccines and diagnostics.
- To make available standards for veterinary biologicals and diagnostics
The strategic framework of the institute
- CCS NIAH has a committed group of scientists which endeavors to provide the best services to the stakeholders for quality control testing of veterinary biologicals following testing protocols as per Indian Pharmacopoeia 2014 and Drugs & Cosmetic Act 1940.
- It has a strong foundation to expertise in providing these services in a transparent and timely manner to different end-users that conform to professional ethics, integrity, and confidentiality.
- The institute also focuses on healthy and productive livestock in the Indian subcontinent using standard, efficient and safe veterinary biologicals in India as per global standards.
- The institute has committed to shape itself according to the future trends by optimization of the working environment at CCSNIAH keeping in view the needs and demands of the livestock sector.