The establishment of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University was the culmination of efforts during the period, 1955 to 2006 to strengthen education and services in the fields of Veterinary Science, Dairy Technology and Fishery Science in the State of Andhra Pradesh. The establishment of three Veterinary Colleges, the first at Rajendranagar during 1946, the second at Bapatla during 1955 and the third at Gannavaram during 1998, paved the way for strengthening Veterinary education in the State. The Veterinary College at Bapatla was shifted to Tirupati during December, 1957. The College of Fishery Science was started at Muthukur, Nellore Dt. during 1991. The College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati celebrated Golden Jubilee Year during July, 2004 to July 2005 and the year long Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College were officially inaugurated by the Honble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr.Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy on 30th September 2004. On that occasion, the Chief Minister, while highlighting the importance of livestock and aqua farming in the overall economy of the state, announced the establishment of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University at Tirupati. The major achievements in Animal Science Research are : Exploited Embryo Transfer Technique in Ongole cattle. Conservation and upgrading of Punganur cattle is being carried out through biotechnological approaches. Developed 100 combinations of low cost Livestock and Fish rations using agro by products. Developed ILR 90 Jubilee high feed conversion efficient layer strain of poultry. A dual purpose colour bird named (RAJASRI) good for meat and eggs suitable for rearing as backyard poultry was developed. Evolved two synthetic broiler rabbit breeds, APAU Fawn and APAU black. Technology for environment friendly disposal of Poultry droppings for biogas and bio manure developed. Vaccine on Bluetongue (BTV-2 Sero type) disease affecting sheep was developed for field use. APBN 1 high yielding succulent and perennial fodder variety was developed and released. The marine crab and sea bass culture as an alternative species to Tiger Prawn developed. Promoted commercial prawn culture as an alternate to Shrimp culture. Standardized the technology for fish seed production : 1. Magur (clarious batracus) 2.Channa Striatus (murrel) seed developed and supplied to small and marginal farmers.
The following is the list of scholars from Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences