|Round Table Vets (Kerala) is the first social gathering of free and
fun loving vet friends from all over Kerala, meeting annually for
free talks and screw up spirits. Our meetings are an occasion for
nostalgia- where you come across old friends, NRI friends, and
famous friends and of courses our old gurus of college and other
institutions. A variety of programmes are planned always to
rejuvenate and enlighten; such as college jokes, MGR shows, American
reports, Dubai and UAE reports, Pravasi shows, Rajasthan show,
singsong, Dr Lazer music, College magazine and old photos
exhibition, literary sessions, magic shows etc.
Round Table Vets is co-coordinated by Dr John Kuruvilla and presided
by Dr Abraham Kurien. Cultural, literary, eco-friendly and Animal
protection activities are also encouraged.
1. Conduct seminars and talks
2. Felicitation meetings to vets who excel in literary, photographic
3. Conduct receptions to NRI or other vets, who excel in their
fields. Recently a reception was given to Dr E P Krishna Menon, VMD,
FRVCS, PhD (Prof and scientist USA), and Dr T G Chandramohan, CEO,
Indo-Biocare Ltd (Baroda).
4. Promote All India tours
Animal Care and Eco-Protection
1. Stay vigilant of sufferings of animals due to water pollution and
man made environmental pollution.
2. Study the residual effects of pesticides in animals, fishes etc.
3. Promote eco- friendly activities with importance to animal life.
4. Conduct Nature Study Camps at Hill stations, forest stations and
at costal belts to learn more about habitats and effects of
environmental changes to different species of animals.
5. Study behavioral changes in elephants and other animals due to
managerial defects or environmental changes and suggest remedial
6. Critically study the effects of dams, hydro-electric projects and
destruction of forests on endangered and threatened species of
7. Actions against feeding of antibiotics and hormones to broilers
and factory farming.
8. Draw attention to all the above activities and encourage Vet
journalists to write in media, conduct talk shows, photo exhibitions
and produce documentary films
One interesting proposal in the 07 annual meet was the creation of a
"Veterinarians Village" in which veterinarians can live in separate
huts or cottages with all modern amenities and continue cultural and
village extension activities. Round Table Vets have already made a
momentum in the minds of Kerala Vets and we look forward new
rejuvenating projects to boost our spirits in lively and fully-
immersed in world of entertainments.
Dr John Kuruvilla (Ph. 9947940124)
|ROUND TABLE VETS in AKVNA meet
at CHICAGO. Round Table Vets Dr Jacob Poulose, Dr E
P Krishna Menon and Dr Joseph Luka have actively
participated in the Annual meet of Association of Kerala
Veterinarians in North America on 17 th july 2010. Mr Mons
Joseph (Ex-Kerala Minister for PWD) was the chief guest of
the event. Photos by Dr. Lalu Luka, contributed by by Dr
Photos of last
Round Table Vets Meet held at Ganam Hotel, Ernakulam during
April 2010. Scenes from Lakshadweep Photo Exhibition is also
included. Photos kindly sent by Dr. John Kuruvilla.