Center for Biotechnology

Center for Biotechnology of the university is functioning as the cross cut discipline among the faculties. The center was established to carry out academic and research programs in the field of agriculture, animal and forest biotechnology.

Aims

  • To design and conduct research based undergraduate and postgraduate academic programs in the field of agriculture, animal and forest biotechnology
  • To produce skilled academic human resources with techniques of modern biotechnology that can address the issues of animal health, conservation of indigenous plant and animal genetic resources and challenges in agriculture in the country
  • To develop the linkage with national and international institutions for collaborative research and exchanges

Current programs

MSc biotechnology (Agriculture)
MSc biotechnology (Veterinary)

Future programs

Undergraduate program in biotechnology
PhD program in biotechnology

Faculty members

    1. Bhuminand Devkota (DVM, PhD) Director
    2. Himal Luitel (MSc, PhD)
    3. Umanath Sharma (MSc)

Support staffs

    1. Rajendra Prasad Pandit
    2. Sharada Pandit

MOUs

    1. Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany 
    2. Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (DISAFA) University of Torino, Largo Paolo Braccini, 2,10095 Grugliasco (TO) - Italy 
    3. Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal

Contact us

Center for Biotechnology
Agriculture and Forestry University
Postal Code: 44209
Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal
Phone: +977-56-592405
Fax: +977-56-526014