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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

ADMISSION 2019-20
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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma

Designation: Professor cum Head
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414005
Mobile: 94172-00994
Email:rksharma@gadvasu.in, rkkural@yahoo.com

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc. (Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
  • Ph.D (Gynaecology and Obstetrics)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Joined University service as Assistant Professor Animal Science Extension (Reproduction) on 31.01.1994 in the Department of Animal Science, PAU, Ludhiana.
  • Promoted to the post of Professor on 19.02.2010.
  • Joined as Head of the Department on 01.10.2020.
  • Project: Development of Sustainable Livestock Farming System For Livelihood Security in Hoshiarpur District of Punjab sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi, 2008-2014.
  • On-going Project: Establishment of Pashu Palak-Tele Advisory Kendra (PP-TAK) at GADVASU, Ludhiana sponsored by NABARD.

Other Appointments

  • Director, Regional Research and Training Centre, Talwara

Area of Research Interests

  • Bovine Reproduction 


Ongoing Projects

S No

PI/CoPI

Title of Project

Funding Agency

Period

1

Co-PI

Sustainable Livestock Farming System for Livelihood Security in Hoshiarpur District of Punjab

ICAR, New Delhi

2009-14

2

Co-PI

Integrated Approaches for Livestock Development: Farmers’ Context

ICAR, New Delhi

2016 till date (Ongoing)

3

PI

Skill Development Training Programme through GADVASU in the State of Punjab

NSFDC, New Delhi

2019

4

Co-PI

Organization of Regional Agriculture Fair (RAF) during 2019-20

Min. of Agri and Farmers’ Welfare, GoI

2019

5

PI

Refresher Training in AI for Veterinary Pharmacists of the State

HP AH Deptt

2019

6

PI

Refresher Training for Paravets

JK AH Deptt

2019

7

PI

Establishment of Pashu Palak- Tele Advisory Kendra at GADVASU, Ludhiana

NABARD, Chd

2021 till date (Ongoing)

8

Co-PI

Promotion of FPO on Dairy Farming in Ludhiana district

NABARD, Chd

2022 till date (Ongoing)

9

PI

Infertility Camps-cum-Awareness Seminar in Aspirational Districts through State Veterinary Universities

Rashtriya Gokal Mission

2023


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award at 5th National Conference of SVAHE held in Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar, Oct 12-14, 2023
  • Award of Honour presented by Vets’ Club, Ludhiana on World Veterinary Day-24.04.2015

No. of Publications

Research: 42
Extension: 360      
Books: 10   Manuals: 02

Publications

  • Sharma, R K and Singh, M (2022) Pig production efficiency under different farm sizes in Punjab. NDP Livestock Extension 1 (1): 01-04.
  • Sharma, R K, Gandotra, V K, Prabhakar, S and Nanda, A S (2010) Effect of housing management on reproductive efficiency of buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 80: 768-70.
  • homologous cervical mucus. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 69: 91-93.
  • Mavi, P S, Pangawkar, G R, Sharma, R K and Gandotra, V K (2004) Effect of certain hormones on reproductive performance of post-parturient buffaloes. Buffalo Journal 20: 193-201.
  • Kumar, N, Pangawkar, G R, Sharma, R K and Matharoo, J S (1999) Effect of Sephadex filtration of buffalo bull semen on freezability and sperm penetration into homologous cervical mucus. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 69: 91-93.
  • Dev, S, Pangawkar, G R and Sharma, R K (1997) Sperm penetration in relation to physical characteristics of buffalo oestrual mucus. International Journal of Animal Sciences 12: 89-91.
  • Dev, S, Pangawkar, G R and Sharma, R K (1996) In vitro sperm mucus penetration test to evaluate bull fertility. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 66: 1021-22.
  • Dev, S, Pangawkar, G R and Sharma, R K (1996) Sperm mucus penetration and its relation to semen quality of buffalo bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 66: 713-15.
  • Sharma, R K, Sran, H S and Bajwa, B S (1995) Seizures in a dog-A case report. Punjab Veterinarian 3 (2) 103-105
  • Sharma, R K, Pangawkar, G R, Verma, H K and Singh, M (1994) Physico-biochemical characteristics of semen in relation to libido and service behavior of buffalo bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Reproduction 15: 60-62.
  • Sharma, R K, Pangawkar, G R and Matharoo, J S (1994) Efficacy of certain antibiotics on the bacterial load of buffalo semen during cryopreservation.  Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 64: 468-70.