M.V.Sc, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Poultry Science, Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
He is engaged in teaching, research and extension. He is instrumental in developing breeding plan for different avian species for production enhancement and development of new strain / variety. He has played major role in development of TANUVAS Aseel chicken variety which is more popular among farmers. He has standardized technique for semen collection, preparation of extender and cryopreservation of turkey and ostrich semen. He has played an important role in designing of artificial cloaca for turkey and ostrich. He did pilot work in artificial insemination of ostrich. His innovative research has brought about more than 54 publications in scientific journals of national and international repute. He has edited 3 Practical manuals, 3 books, 20 popular articles and 105 abstracts in different seminars/ symposiums/ conference. For his innovative research works he has awarded “SKM Gold medal award, Indian Poultry Science Association – Ayurvet Research Award” for excellence in the field of Avian Research, and Shantha Memorial award for the book written by him. He has also received 11 best presentation award for presentation in National and International Seminar/ Conference/ Symposium/ Workshop. He is a life member in different professional body of animal and veterinary science.