Principal Scientist, Regional Centre, ICAR- Central Avian Research Institute,Jokalundi, Infront of Kalinga Studio, PO-Baramunda, Bhubaneswar-751003, Odisha INDIA
He graduated from at college of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, B.V.Sc. & A.H. (Hons) 1991; Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) , Izatnagar, M.V.Sc.(Poultry Science), 1993 and Ph.D.(Poultry Science), IVRI,1996.
Professional Positions: Principal Scientist Since March 2012 (at Regional centre, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, Bhubaneswar since October 28, 2013), Principal Scientist from March 2012 to October 26, 2013; Senior Scientist, March 2006 to March 2012; Scientist (Sr. Scale), March2001 to March 2006; Scientist , March 1997 to March 2001- Positions held at Animal Sciences Section, ICAR-ICAR Research Complex for Goa, Ela, Old Goa, Goa presently renamed as ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CCARI), Goa
Awards and Honours-Best field laboratory award for the year 2011-2012;Best poster presentation award in Indian Poultry Science Association Conference during 2004 and 2007; Best Ph.D.Student award (Gold medal awardee) of IVRI for the year1996 for securing highest CGPA.
Research Areas and Publication-Utilization of agro industrial by-products in poultry production ,Poultry nutrition and immunity interaction, Utilization of enriched feed (supplemented with enzyme, autoclaved feed ingredients and probiotics) in broiler chickens, backyard poultry and Japanese quails and Mycotoxins, performance and immunity of broilers and layers, Research Articles-65, Review articles-4, Popular articles-24, Technical bulletin/folders-17, Book chapter-6, Scientific Review-1, Book-1