Rama Kumar V

Bio-Data of Prof. (Dr.) Rama Kumar V. Ex. Secretary, Veterinary Council of India Prof. (Dr).Rama Kumar, born on 3rd October 1941 at Trivandrum, India, graduated (BVSc degree) from Kerala University in 1963 and then obtained his MVSc (1970) and PhD (1978) degrees specializing in Veterinary Surgery and Radiology. In 1999, he did a Certificate Course in Disaster Management from Indira Gandhi Open University, New Delhi. After a brief service at the Municipal Corporation, Delhi as Veterinary surgeon from 1964 to 1967, he pursued academic career as Teaching Assistant, in Dept. of Surgery, Punjab Agricultural University, Hissar (1969-70), as Lecturer in Surgery (1970-74), Assistant Professor of Surgery (1974-77) College of Veterinary Science, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar. India and Associate Professor of Radiology (1978-1985) at the Department of Surgery, Punjab Agri.univ. (PAU) Ludhiana. The most important assignment in his career was at the Veterinary Council of India (VCI); New Delhi as its first Secretary (1991 to 2001). He is remembered for his major contributions to veterinary education in India. His contributions in introducing the regulations for uniform veterinary education in India would be ever remembered in the history of veterinary science in India. He is an orator and continues to his deep commitment to the veterinary profession even after his retirement.

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End The Gassing Of Dogs And Cats In Ohio County Shelters.

Reactions to ethical matters related to human-animal relationships are often ambiguous and are influence by many human-related factors. Because of such variations, there is a need for guidance in this regard. Such guidelines should thus be useful in a universal sense The first explicitly dissident voice was de Montaigne (1537-1592) who wrote against cruel treatment of animals as co-sharers of the planet, but his views virtually had no impact (Braeckman, 1996). The idea of animals as mere thoughtless brutes (automata), which many still adhere to in a revised form, can now be rejected in a stronger as before. One could commit oneself to the high value of animal life and in a particular way move from the “is” towards the “ought”. There is but one way to promote ethical considerations in human-animal relationships and that is by education. This includes parents as adult role models, formal and informal education as well as adult continuing education. It will encourage people to think about life and their responsible roles in life-systems. Such knowledge will affect attitudes to life in a positive way, paving the way for a balanced ethically approach to human-animal relationships where clarity and informed decision-making becomes possible. (odendaal,S.J.S. 1996)

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