LAHORE - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha has said that the new system of internship program will begin a healthy interaction between academia and industry.
He was addressing the inaugural session of DVM Internship Program 2012 arranged by the varsity’s Faculty of Veterinary Sciences on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, Professor Pasha said that university students could play their role for the strengthening of live stock and poultry sector. On-farm trainings would provide a broadened experience to the internees to enrich their professional capabilities as it is meant for their rigorous exposure, he added.
He said the university students were the ambassadors of their alma mater and they must learn and strive to boost up national kitty.
At least 132 students of final year DVM will participate in the Internship program to improve their skill and working experience towards the job. As many as 50 national and international companies offered internship programme including Bolan Poultry (Afghanistan) and Falcon (Abu Dhabi).
The internship consists of four training modules especially, animal husbandry, improvement and management, pre-services field and training in the area of veterinary medicine.
Earlier, dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad gave briefing about the procedure of the internship to DVM final semester students.
He hoped that such internship would provide a golden opportunity for the students not only to improve their skills but also to become successful entrepreneurs near future.