University Professor cum Chief Scientist Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, R.V.C., Birsa Agricutural University, Ranchi India
He has an experience of more than 25 years in Teaching, Research and Extension in the area of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education and 4.5 years in Administration. I worked as Director, Dairy Development, Govt. of Jharkhand from July 2012 to June 2016 and Associate Dean, College of Dairy technology from June 2018 to Nov. 2018.
Guided seven M.V.Sc. and one Ph. D. scholar as major guide twelve M.V.Sc. and two Ph.D. as minor guide. He has published 57 research papers in National and International journals, five books and three manuals.
He was an Expert Group member of ICAR in designing Curricula for Master’s and Doctoral degree programme in the discipline of Veterinary Extension Education. Acted as an expert member for Selection of Scientists for their recruitment by ASRB. Acted as an expert member for Assessment of Academic Officer for award of Professors’ scale under CAS by MAFSU, Nagpur. Acted as an Expert Member in Selection Committee for the post of SMS by Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour. Acted as an Expert member for recruitment of Assistant Professor by OUAT, Orissa. Acted as an expert member for Selection of Associate Professor by DUVASU, Mathura. Acted as an expert member for promotion of Assistant Professors under CAS by MAFSU, Nagpur. Acted as an expert member for promotion of Assistant Professors under CAS by WBUAFS, Kolkata.
Nominated as Member of Advisory Board of BPD Unit of NDRI, Karnal. Acting as Editorial Board Member for ‘ BAU Journal of Research”. Acting as Member of Scientific Advisory Board of International Journal of Livestock Research. Examiner for evaluation of PG Thesis in various universities. Referee for the evaluation of research papers for Scientific Journals and Awards applications.
Designed and developed livestock portal and Guided SMS, 15 LCMS C.D. Presented Invited Lectures in various Seminar/Conferences/CAS courses. Developed 8 measurement scales/Test/Indices.
Peer group member in formulating Livestock Breeding Policy of Jharkhand. Peer group member in drafting Pro poor Livestock policy for doubling farmers’ income of Jharkhand. Acted as Member Academic council, BAU from 2007 till date and Member Board of Management, BAU from 2010 to 2012. Guest Faculty in Xavier Institute of Social Sevices, Ranchi. Resource person at SAMETI, Jharkhand, Ranchi
Awarded Young Scientist Award by BAU in 1998-1999, Manthan Award, Digital Inclusion for development, South Asia 2011, Skotch Order of Merit Award for India’s Best Governance Projects- 2014 and Outstanding Achievement Award in Dairy Science by S&T SIRI, Telangana in 2018.