Indian Veterinary Association (IVA), Kerala is the main professional organisation of the veterinarians of the state swearing allegiance to World Veterinary Association and Commonwealth Veterinary Association . This association has more than 2000 members engaged in various avenues as scientists, researchers, wildlife managers, breeding experts, teaching faculty, field practitioners etc .Being a professional body, we have been straining every nerve to enhance the competence by capacity building sessions and skill development programs. Due thrust is also given to inculcate professional values and ethics in our young veterinarians which are the hallmarks of a noble professional.
The Kerala Veterinary Science Congress (KVSC) was conceived in the year 2003 by the association and through leaps and bounds got transformed into a glorious annual, scientific meet organized by Indian Veterinary Association, Kerala, since 2009. This meet is being organised with a view to give young budding vets an opportunity to showcase their knowledge, researchers to popularise their findings, students to assess their competence and field veterinarians to highlight their issues to a scientific forum which can possibly bring out practical solutions through applied research. The Kerala Veterinary Science Congress is organised by Indian Veterinary Association, Kerala in association with Kerala State Veterinary Council, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University and Animal Husbandry Department.