Animal facility provides animal care, breeding and
maintenance of experimental animals e.g. Rats, Mice for
ongoing research projects of the institute. The facility
works under the guidance of Institutional Animal Ethics
Committee to ensure excellent animal care, human handling
and treatment and in complete compliance with the Government
of India guidelines. The facility has been registered (No.
76/1999/CPCSEA) for breeding of and experiments on animals
under the Committee for the purpose of Control and
Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Ministry
of Environment & Forests (Animal Welfare Division),
Government of India.
Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC)
Dr. S.K. Ray,
Chairman, Formerly Director of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary
Justice S.K. Mishra, Bhubaneswar
Dr. R.C. Patra, Professor, Department of Veterinary
Medicine, OUAT, Bhubaneswar
Dr.D.N.Mohanty, CPCSEA Nominee
Mr.Biswajit Lahiri,Non scientific Socially aware member
Dr.S. Devdas, Scientist, ILS, Bhubaneswar
Dr. A.R.Suryawanshi, Scientist, ILS, Bhubaneswar
Dr. Sarita Jena, Scientist, ILS,Member Secy.IAEC,ILS
IAEC,ILS is done once in every 3 year or as & when required.
following animal strains are maintained.
Mice BALB/c, C57BL6,B6GFP,B6SJL
Holding and Breeding
Animal use is regulated by the IAEC, as per Government of
India guidelines where the committee examines the Form B,
submitted by the faculty viz. protocol, number of animal
species required, etc. before experiments begins. Usually
user need to inform consultant veterinarian/ scientist
in-charge about animal use plans, such as animal order and
breeding experiments well in advance. Breeding is normally
handled by Animal house facility to supply animals to the
Only authorized personnel were allowed to access animal
facility to minimize risk of microbial contamination to
housed animals. The detail record keeping is mandatory and
is kept in animal facility.