The Kamdhenu University is the principle agency for research activities to be carried out in Veterinary, Animal Husbandry, Dairy, Fisheries and Allied Sciences throughout the State of Gujarat. Kamdhenu University emphasizes in prioritizing and undertaking R&D programmes especially in indigenous cattle and Human Resource Development activities on production/ productivity/profitability/sustainability of livestock production system to provide livelihood and nutritional securities to the increasing human population. Research is the hub to convert ideas into hypothesis, develop protocols into techniques. Eventually these enormous efforts and brainstorming gets converted into technology and revolution. Kamdhenu University has started showing its repercussion in the field of research and education.
The research mandate of Kamdhenu University is to excel in research output by adopting cutting edge technologies which benefits Animal Owners in the field and man in the street. To accomplish the vision of Kamdhenu University initial long strides in research have been made. College of Dairy Science, Amreli, has bagged one research project from DBT worth Rs. 46.45 lakhs. The project is on "Development of Nano-tag and thread based micro fluidic system biosensor for detection of Aflatoxin M1 in milk".
National e-Governance Division (NeGD), New Delhi sanctioned Rs. 30 lakh to Kamdhenu University for e-Animal Health Card (e-AHC). e-AHC is envisaged to improve animal productivity through maintaining e-AHC at village, taluka and district level. It will give unique identification to the livestock which will help to have systemic recording of data on production, reproduction and other aspects. This will help to increase socio-economic status of the livestock farmers.