The Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Jabalpur was established under the Madhya Pradesh Act No. 16 of 2009, the Nanaji Deshmukh Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwa Vidyalaya Adhiniyam, 2009 and established on 3rd November, 2009 with the following objectives:
1.To impart education in different branches of veterinary and fisheries and allied sciences as the university may determine.
2.To provide for the advancement of learning and prosecution of research in veterinary and fisheries sciences and,
3.To undertake the extension of such sciences to the rural people in co-operation with the government departments concerned.