The Institute of Continuing Education and Extension was established in July 2002. The main objective of this institute was to uplift the rural farming community and contribute to national economic development. To achieve the goal, the institute has been offering diploma/certificate courses and vocational educational programmes in livestock, poultry, dairy, fisheries, wildlife, etc. The subject specialists of this institute are also providing extension services to farmers at their doorsteps. This institute has so far trained thousands of farmers, paravets and veterinarians in different disciplines of livestock production and management.
The major beneficiary organizations from this institute up till now are Livestock & Dairy Development Department of Punjab, National Rural Support Programme, Punjab Rural Support Programme, NAVTEC, Nestle Pakistan, UNDP, ASLP, TetraPak, etc.
The institute envisages expansion and quality enhancement in its academic courses and extension services to contribute in the national economic growth.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf