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ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

ADMISSION 2019-20
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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Sikh Tejinder Singh

Designation: Principal Scientist (Veterinary Medicine)
Contact Address:Directorate of Livestock Farms, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, India 141004
Telephone : 0161 - 2414042
Mobile: +918146866552
Email:sikhtejindersingh@yahoo.co.in

Academic Credentials

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry  (BVSc & AH) – Gujarat Agricultural University, India (1999)
  • Master of Veterinary Science (Veterinary Medicine) (MVSc) – Punjab Agricultural University, India (2002)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Veterinary Medicine) PhD - Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India (2012)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Veterinary Medicine, particularly farm animal medicine and herd health management.
  • Postgraduate supervision in Veterinary Medicine particularly farm animal medicine

Other Appointments

  • Animal Health Specialist at the institutional livestock farm

Area of Research Interests

  • Dairy cattle health and welfare
  • Dairy calf health, passive immune transfer
  • Production diseases of dairy cattle, lameness, mastitis, mineral disorders
  • Key endemic diseases of dairy cattle


Ongoing Projects

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.

Title of Project

Funding Agency

Year

1

Establishment of Instructional Gaushala at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University RDP – 1. (Principal investigator)

Govt of Punjab

 

2

Standardization and evaluation of management strategies for profitable rearing of male buffalo calves for meat production RKVY-13, 2020-21:AI–1.2. (Principal investigator)

RKVY

 

3

Network Project on Buffalo Improvement (Main Unit) ICAR 4. (Co – Principal Investigator)

ICAR

 

4

Network Project on Buffalo Improvement (Field Unit) ICAR 5. (Co – Principal Investigator)

ICAR

 

5

Network Project on Buffalo Improvement Centre of Nili Ravi at GADVASU ICAR 67. (Co – Principal Investigator)

ICAR

 

6

Establishment of Regional Research Centre for Nili Ravi Buffaloes NPC 3. (Co – Principal Investigator)

Govt of Punjab

 

7

Investments in ICAR Leadership for Agricultural Higher Education Activity: “ICAR-108”. (Co – Principal Investigator)

ICAR

 

8

C:AGB-1: Research Facility for Dairy Cattle and Buffalo Breeding. (Co – Principal Investigator)

Govt of Punjab

 

Completed Projects

1

Dairy calf health: Risk factors, assessment, resulting outcomes and strategies for improvement. RKVY-7: Component – F 2. (Principal investigator)

RKVY

 

2

 Studies on preventive and therapeutic efficacy of zinc in calf diarrhea. RKVY-11: E3 (Principal investigator)

RKVY

 

3

Implementation of farm biosecurity for improved herd health. RKVY 12-1.6 (Principal investigator)

RKVY

 

4

 Establishment of blood bank and blood grouping unit in dogs DBT (Co – Principal Investigator)

DBT

 

5

 Establishment of a laboratory for diagnosis of leptospirosis DBT (Co – Principal Investigator)

DBT

 

6

 Proposal for renovation and mechanization of dairy farm RKVY-13, 2020-21: B.3 (Co – Principal Investigator)

RKVY

 

7

Study on the effect of sodium sulfate on performance of lactating dairy cows (Co – Principal Investigator)

The Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company Pvt Ltd

 

8

 Nutritional and Managemental strategies for livestock and (alternate) poultry. RKVY-7: Component – F 4. (Co – Principal Investigator)

RKVY

 

9

ONBS: AGB-1: Open nucleus breeding system to improve Sahiwal cattle and Nili Ravi buffalo in the State of Punjab (Co – Principal Investigator)

Govt of Punjab

 

10

Precision dairy farming for improving dairy cattle health and production RKVY 12-1.5 (Co – Principal Investigator)

RKVY

 

11

Improvement of production and reproduction in Muraah buffalo through scientific interventions RKVY12-1.3. (Co – Principal Investigator)

RKVY

 


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Dr N C Sharma Memorial Award 2011 of ISSAR
  • Best Poster Award. In Annual Conference of IAVPHS 2012
  • Best Poster Award. In National Conference of SSDAT 2014
  • Young Scientist Award 2014 of SEMA, Jhansi
  • Best Poster Award. In Annual Convention of ISVM 2014
  • Best Poster Award. In International School of one health in collaboration with University of Saskatchewan 2014.
  • Award of Honour, Best Poster / Oral Presentation Award (5). In Annual Convention of ISVM 2016
  • Best Poster Award. In Convocation of NAVS 2016.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award. In Annual Convention of ISVM 2019
  • Team Award and Project Winners Award of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University on 73rd Republic Day of India 2022.
  • Oral Presentation Award. In DST-SERB National Symposium 2023
  • Best Poster Award. In International Conference of ISSRF 2023

No. of Publications

Research: 60 Extension: 17     
Books: Nil      
Manuals: 05

Publications

  • Javed R, Narang D, Kaur P, Chandra M, Filia G, Singh ST. 2022. A fluorescence polarization assay using recombinant protein ESAT-6 for the detection of antibodies against pathogenic Mycobacterium bovis in bovine. Iran J Vet Res. 2022;23(3):204-209. doi: 10.22099/IJVR.2022.38558.5613. PMID: 36425598; PMCID: PMC9681983.
  • K Arya, BK Bansal, DK Gupta, ST Singh, S Singh. 2021. Somatic cell count and biochemical components of milk: Relation to udder health and diagnosis of subclinical quarter infection in buffaloes. Buffalo Bulletin 40 (3): 419-430.
  • SA Hussain, SK Uppal, ST Singh. 2021. Ultrasonographic assessment of change in omasal position during the last month of gestation and first month of lactation in buffaloes. Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde163 (6): 411-418.
  • D. Brahma, D. Narang, M. Chandra and S. T. Singh. 2020. Comparison of multiplex and ordinary PCR for diagnosis of paratuberculosis and tuberculosis in blood samples (buffy coat) of cattle and buffaloes. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research. Winter 21(1): 52–56.
  • Kwatra I, Singh S T, Sharma S, Gupta K and Randhawa S S. 2019. Effect of passive transfer of immunity on growth and health of buffalo calves. International Journal of Livestock Research 9(10): 107-112.
  • S T Singh, K Dua, R Singh, P Malhotra, B K Bansal, C S Randhawa, S K Uppal (2018) Effects of drinking water defluoridation on mineral, biochemical status and health of fluorotic buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Research 52 (12): 1711-1714.
  • S T Singh, K Dua, D K Gupta, S S Randhawa, B K Bansal. 2017. Bovine fluorosis and its effects on essential minerals, haemogram and biochemical status in the fluoride endemic South-West Punjab of India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 87 (6): 718–722.
  • Rasool, S., Narang, D., Chandra, M., Sharma, N.S. and Tejinder Singh, S. (2016) Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in bovine faecal samples by Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (qRT-PCR) TaqMan Assay. Tropical Biomedicine 33(2): 327–334.
  • Swarn S Randhawa, K Dua, P S Dhaliwal, S K Uppal and S T Singh (2008). Effect of formalin foot bath on prevalence of foot lesions and conformational indices in dairy cattle. Veterinary Record 163 (11): 335-337.
  • B K Bansal, J Hamann, O Lind, S T Singh and P S Dhaliwal (2007). Somatic cell count and biochemical components of milk related to udder health in buffaloes. Italian Journal of Animal Sciences 6 (2): 1035-1038.