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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. Mrigank Honparkhe

Designation: Principal Scientist cum Head
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414003
Mobile: +91 9417019974
Email:mhonparkhe@gmail.com, honparkhem@rediffmail.com

Academic Credentials

  • BVSc & AH: College of Veterinary Science, LUVAS, Hisar 
  • MVSc (Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics): ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly

Area of Research Interests

  • Use of nanomaterials for development of novel therapeutic regimens for therapeutics of retained fetal membranes and uterine infections in dairy animals.   
  • Use of nanomaterials for improving semen quality as well as for nano-purificatioon. 
  • Alternatives to Antimicrobials for therapeutic management of uterine infections in farm animals.
  • Implications of short-term Estrus synchronization protocols for alleviating reproductive efficiency.


Ongoing Projects

S. No.

PI/Co-PI

Title of Project

Funding agency

Period

1.

PI

Semen Cryopreservation in Pet Dogs (Phase-1)

DBT

March 2018-Sept 2023

2.

PI

Toward climate resilient livestock production system

Ministry of Environment, Forests and climate Change, GOI National Adaption Fund on climate Change (NAFCC)

2016-2023

3.

PI

Uterine immunomodulation: a swap of anti-biotherapy in endometritic cattle

UGC

2012-15

4.

PI

Increasing productive longevity of crossbred cattle by ameliorating repeat breeding syndrome through an ultrasound aided ovarian cyst ablation approach and melatonin implants

RKVY

2013-15

5.

 

Co-PI

Nutritional and Physiological Approaches for Enhancing Reproductive Performance in Cattle and Buffalo

ICAR

2014-till date

6.

Co-PI

Optimization of biofreezing protocol for buck semen vis-a-vis artificial insemination in Beetal goats

RKVY

2019-till date

7.

Co-PI

Reproduction interventions to curtail the infertility problems in the livestock reared by the farmers of Punjab

RKVY

2019-2020

8.

Co-PI

 Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)

DST

Dec 2010-2015

9.

Co-PI

Development of an economical and efficient fixed-time AI protocol for buffaloes reared in tropical areas

RKVY

Jan 2011-2014

10.

Co-PI

Confirmation of lactation performance & animal safety of dairy animals of the Bos. Sp. & Bubalus sp. treated with recombinant bovine somatotropin

AHC/Eli Lilly Company ELANCO

 

Jan 2011-2016

 

11.

Co-PI

Increasing reproductive efficiency of buffaloes through application of improved breeding protocols

RKVY

Jan

2014-2014

12.

Co-PI

 Identification of high fertility crossbred and buffalo bulls at an early age using metabolomic approach

RKVY

Jan 2014-2016

13.

Co-PI

Development of suitable extender in boar vis-à-vis to augment reproduction in gilts/sows using artificial breeding technique

RKVY

2022-2023

14.

Co-PI

Melatonin: A Potential Candidate

for Alleviating Seasonal

Suppression of Fertility in

Buffaloes

DBT

2012-14

15.

PI

Alternatives to Antimicrobials for therapeutic management of uterine infections in farm animals.

Departmental Project

Since 2021 till date

16.

Co-PI

Comparative efficacy of various therapeutic protocols for treatment of canine pyometra

Departmental Project

Since 2023 till date

17.

Associated Scientist

AICRP on

Integrated farming system

ICAR

2021-till date

18.

Associated Scientist

All India

network programme on Organic

farming on Integrated farming

system

ICAR

2021-till date


Research Honour’s /Awards

  • International
  • Awarded Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship- -2010 sponsored by Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE) for conduct of research work at Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon for a period of six months (April 2010- September 2010).
  • International travel support award (ITS) by SERB, DST, New Delhi, to attend12th World Buffalo Congress 2019 held at Turkey, Istanbul from 18-20 Sept 2019.
  • International training award by IDP, NAHEP, ICAR for three months training at University of Saskatchewan, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, Saskatoon, Canada, 28.09.22 to 27.12.22
  • National
  • Best Young Scientist Award ISSAR (2002) during XVIII Annual convention of ISSAR held at IVRI Izatnagar from 14-16 Nov 2002
  • Best Young Scientist Award ISSAR (2008) for best poster presentation by ISSAR during XXIV Annual
  • convention held at Bengalore from 11-13 Dec 2008.
  • Best Oral Presentation’, for paper on Fertility response with four estrus synchronization regimens in prepubertal buffalo heifers- As a co-author International Symposium and XXVI Annual Convention of ISSAR, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand held from Nov 10-12, 2010.
  • Best Poster Presentation, for paper on A CIDR-based AI protocol establishes pregnancy in repeatbreeder dairy cattle. International Symposium and XXVI Annual Convention of ISSAR, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand held from Nov 10-12, 2010.
  • Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award-2010, in recognition of meritorious contribution to research in Animal Reproduction-Best paper on reproduction in an international journal. during ‘XXVII Annual Convention of ISSAR and National Symposium, Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, Mizoram from September 27-29, 2011
  • Dr N C Sharma Memorial Award-2011, for meritorious contribution to research in Animal Reproduction Best paper on reproduction in Indian Journal of Animal Reproduction during XXVII Annual Convention of ISSAR and National Symposium, Central Agricultural University, Aizawl, Mizoram from September 27-29, 2011.
  • Adjudged as outstanding participants during ICAR sponsored winter school on Advances in Reproductive Technologies to augment fertility in farm animals held at Division of Animal Reproduction, IVRI Izatnagar from 1-21 Nov 2011.
  • First prize for poster presentation (2012)- International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food and Livelihood Security, PAU, Ludhiana.
  • Best poster presentation Award- 2015 for research paper on “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Analysis for Identification of Metabolites in Cystic and Normal Preovulatory Follicular Fluid in dairy cattle” by Singh M, Honparkhe M., et al
  • Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award-2015, in recognition of meritorious contribution to research in Animal Reproduction-Best paper on reproduction in an international journal during XXXI Annual Convention of ISSAR and National Symposium on “Current Challenges and Opportunities in Animal Reproduction” at Veterinary college, Hebbal, Bengaluru from 3-5 December, 2015
  • Radiation safety officer of university and qualified eligibility test conducted by BARC, Mumbai from Jan 22-30,2018.
  • Nodal Officer for project monitoring and evaluation (PME) for Institutional development plan (IDP) under National Agriculture Higher Education Project (NAHEP) 2019-till date.
  • Certificate of appreciation (2022) by ISSAR (Maharashtra chapter) and INTAS Animal Health for being a resource person in e-reprosound workshop held from 8-10 August 2020. 
  • Best poster award in National symposium of Indian society for buffalo development, Dec 10-11, 2021 held at GADVASU, Ludhiana.
  • NAVS membership Award by National Academy of Veterinary Science during XX Annual convocation cum scientific convention of NAVS (I) on Restructuring Veterinary education, research and extension of enhancing livestock and poultry production to boost the GDP at MAFSU, Nagpur from 20-21, June 2022

No. of Publications

Research: 182Extension: 52   
Books: 03      
Manuals: 06

Publications

  • Ahuja, A., Honparkhe, M., Kumar, A., Bisla, A. and Sood, P., (2024). Additional intracervical prostaglandin reduces induction to calving time in buffaloes affected with incomplete cervical dilatation post-uterine detorsion. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 56(1), p.16. 
  • Bisla, A., Honparkhe, M., & Srivastava, N. (2022). A review on applications and toxicities of metallic nanoparticles in mammalian semen biology. Andrologia, e14589. 
  • Gulia N., Honparkhe M., Bisla A., Singh A.K., and Singh P. Intrauterine proteolytic enzymes therapy hastens expulsion of fetal membranes in dystocia affected buffaloes. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research (2022). 23 (02): 163-168. 
  • Singh P, Shrama D, Singhal S, Kumar A, Singh A K and Honparkhe M. 2022. Sodium dodecyl sulphate, N-octyl ?-D glucopyranoside and 4-methoxy phenyl ?-D glucopyranoside effect on post-thaw sperm motion and viability traits of Murrah buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) bulls. Cryobiology 107: 1-12.
  • Pandey A K, Ghuman S P S, Dhaliwal G S, Honparkhe M, Phogat J B, Kumar S. 2018. Effects of preovulatory follicle size on estradiol concentrations, corpus luteum diameter, progesterone concentrations and subsequent pregnancy rate in buffalo cows (Bubalus bubalis)Theriogenology107: 57- 62.
  • Singh AK, Kumar A, Honparkhe M, Kaur S, Kaur H, Ghuman SPS and Brar P S. 2018. Comparison of in vitro and in vivo fertilizing potential of buffalo bull semen frozen in egg yolk-,soya bean lecithin-and liposome-based extenders. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 53:195–202
  • Honparkhe M, Gandotra V K, Matharoo J S, Ghuman S P S, Dadarwal D, Singh Jaswant. 2014. Synchronization of follicular wave emergence following ultrasound-guided transvaginal follicle ablation or estradiol-17 ? administration in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Animal Reproduction Science 146: 5–14
  • Dadarwal D, Honparkhe M, Dias F C F, Alce T, Lessard C and Singh J. 2014. Effect of superstimulation protocols on nuclear maturation and distribution of lipid droplets in bovine oocytes. Reproduction Fertility and Development.27 (8)1137-46
  • Honparkhe M, Singh Jagir, Dadarwal D, Dhaliwal GS and Kumar Ajeet. 2008. Estrus induction and fertility rates in response to exogenous hormonal administration in postpartum anestrus and subestrus bovines. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 70(12): 1327-1331.
  • Honparkhe M, Gandotra V K and Nanda A S. 2004. Ultrasonographic measurements in comparison with the rectal palpation and echotexture of reproductive organs of buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) during different stages of the estrous cycle. Asian-australasian Journal of Animal Sciences17(7): 919-23.