Education

Ph.D.

Indian Veterinary Research Institute

Izatnagar 243122, India

2003

M.V.Sc

Indian Veterinary Research Institute

Izatnagar 243122, India

1992


B.V.Sc. & A.H.

Orissa Veterinary College

OUAT, Bhubaneswar, India

1989

Awards

  • 2010: Dr C. M. Singh Award-2003, for best Ph. D Research, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Deemed University), Izatnagar, UP, India.
  • 2009: Three months foreign training on Nanotechnology (Animal Science) approved under HRD programme of Component-1 of NAIP, ICAR, New Delhi, India.
  • 2006: World Poultry Science Association Grant for attendingXII European Poultry Conference at Verona, Italy
  • 2005: Jawaharlal Nehru Award for P.G. Agricultural Research-2004 from Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India.
  • 2005: Best poster presentation award, 2005, Indian Poultry Science Association.
  • 2004: Fellowship Award, XXII World Poultry Congress-2004, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 2003: Best poster presentation award, 2003, Indian Poultry Science Association.

Research

Involved in research related to updating the amino acid requirements of different broiler stocks,floor space requirement of meat type and egg type Japanese quail, feeding, rearing and management practices of turkey poults, in ovo feeding and in ovo vaccination for better post-hatch growth and immunocompetence, gene expression analysis, molecular basis of parthenogenesis and karyotyping in turkey.

Teaching & Research Guidance

Instructed courses related Avian Incubation and Hatching, Poultry Management, Poultry Housing and Equipments to the PG scholars of IVRI, Izatnagar, India. Has served as Chairman, Students Advisory Committee (major guide) of two master’s degree programme in Poultry Science. Provided research guidance to more than 20 scholars from various disciplines viz., Poultry Science, Veterinary Extension, Animal Physiology and Livestock Production and Management, as a Member in their advisory committees.

Professional Affiliations

Indian Poultry Science Association, World Poultry Science Association, Animal Nutrition Association, Indian Association of Animal Production, Orissa Veterinary Council, Bhubaneswar, India, ARS Scientists Forum, New Delhi, India.





Scientific Referee

Indian Journal of Poultry Science, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Journal of Applied Animal Research, Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, Animal Feed Science & Technology

Publications

Research articles - 42; Books/Chapters - 12; Review articles/ Keynote/ Invited/ Lead papers-08; Research Abstracts - 87 (International Conferences: 22 and National Conferences: 65); Technical Bulletins/ Popular articles – 27; Gene Bank Accession: 30