Associate Professor & Incharge Head, Department of Animal Nutrition, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mathura- UP
He completed his graduation in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) in 2001 from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttrakhand. He completed his M.V.Sc. (Animal Nutrition) from IVRI, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh, in 2003 and Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition) from NDRI, Karnal, Haryana in year 2009. He started his carrier as Assistant Professor in 2007 in the Animal Nutrition Division, F.V.Sc. & A.H., SKUAST-Jammu and subsequently at the Animal Nutrition Department at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, DUVASU, Mathura from January, 2009. In June 2014, Dr. Kumar selected as Associate Professor in the same department. Since 2010, he is the officer Incharge of Department of Animal Nutrition. He is involved in conducting research in area of trace element research, non conventional feed resources, and precision nutrition. He has guided five M.V.Sc and two Ph.D students. He formulated area specific mineral mixture (DUMIN-AS) for Braj region. He is lifetime member of Animal Nutrition Society of India, Animal Nutrition Association, Indian, Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and Animal Welfare, Indian Poultry Science Association and Indian Science Congress Association. Dr. Kumar has been executive committee member of Animal Nutrition Society of India and IPSA, India. He has published about 50 research articles in International and national journals, 5 laboratory manuals and contributed 10 chapters in books, authored one book, delivered invited lectures and lead papers in various seminar/trainings/workshop etc. Dr Kumar has many prestigious award in various seminar and symposia like best paper presentation as oral and poster. He was recently given research excellence award by ETT-CRS. Dr Kumar is involved in various project of national importance like Gokul gram mission and experiential learning.