Veterinary education in Telangana is not new. The establishment of Hyderabad Veterinary College under Osmani University on 5th August 1946 by His Excellency The Nizam of Hyderabad was the first step of the state towards a well founded veterinary education of the state. Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University was established in 1964 on the lines of Land Grant Pattern of Farm universities in USA with headquarters at Rajendranagar, Hyderabad and Agricultural, Veterinary and Home Science colleges and Research Stations were brought under its administrative control. However, the faculty of Veterinary Science remained in the fold of Agricultural University until 2005. With the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014, the need for bifurcating Veterinary University also became imminent. It this led to the establishment of Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao Telangana State University for Veterinary, Animal and Fishery which was formally inaugurated on 22nd November 2014 with headquarters at Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. It got all the relevant institutes located in Telangana state under its control.