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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. Akshita Chadda

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana-141004, Punjab
Telephone :
Mobile: +91-7018605524
Email:akshitachadda@gadvasu.in

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H. (DGCN, COVAS, CSKHPKV, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh)
  • M.V.Sc. (Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education), Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab
  • Ph.D. (Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education), Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab

Other Appointments

  • Assistant Professor (Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education) at Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar, Punjab from 2019-2020
  • Assistant Professor (Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education) at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Kishanganj, Bihar Animal Sciences University, Patna, Bihar from June 2023 to November 2023 

Area of Research Interests

  • Value chain analysis of livestock sector, Women empowerment approaches, Livestock based Self Help Groups, Occupational hazards in livestock industry, Small ruminant farming, Backyard poultry farming.



Research Honour’s /Awards

  • ICAR–National Talent Scholarship (2017-2019) during M.V.Sc programme by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
  • University Merit Fellowship (2020-2023), during Ph.D programme by Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab
  • Award of University Merit Certificate in M.V.Sc.
  • ICAR-NET (2021)
  • UGC-NET (Adult Education, 2022)
  • Sushila Pathak Memorial, Best M.V.Sc. Thesis Award (2022) by National Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and Animal Welfare (Academic body of Pashu Poshan Avam Pashu Kalyan Samittee), Bareilly (UP), India 
  • Best Research Paper Award (2022) by The Society for Technology, Environment, Science & People, Kozhikode, India
  • Best Oral and Poster Presentation Awards (2022) by Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension 
  • Smt. Satyawati Verma Oral Presentation Award (Extempore Gold Medal) (2023) by Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension 
  • Women Extension Scientist Award (2023) by Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension 

No. of Publications

Research: 12Extension: 23     Books: 01     Manuals: 04

Publications

  • Chadda, A., Singh, J., Sharma, R. K., Gupta, R. K., & Kansal, S. K. (2024). Bottlenecks analysis using analytic hierarchy process (AHP) throughout the value chain of small ruminants in India. Small Ruminant Research, 230, 107169.
  • Chadda, A., Singh, J., Sharma, R. K., Gupta, R. K., & Kansal, S. K. (2024). Small ruminant farmers’ occupational health: Cause for concern and action. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants (The), 30(1), 168-173.
  • Chadda, A., Jadoun, Y.S., Singh, J. and Kansal, S.K. (2022).  Knowledge and Adoption of Scientific Livestock Farming Practices among the beneficiaries of Self Help Group Promoting Institutes. Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 2022; Accepted. 
  • Chadda, A., Jadoun, Y.S., Singh, J. and Kansal, S.K. (2022).  Role of Self Help Groups in Promoting Adoption of Scientific Dairy Practices among Rural Women: A Comparative Analysis. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 2022; 3 (Seminar Special Issue): 709-718. 
  • Chadda, A., Jadoun, Y. S., Singh, J., & Kansal, S. K. (2022). Constraints Faced by Officials of Livestock based Self Help Group Promoting Institutes (SHGPIs) in Punjab, India. Journal of Agricultural Extension Management, 23(1), 123-129.
  • Meena, D. C., Garai, S., Maiti, S., Meena, B. S., Bhatt, N., Chadda, A., & Meena, D. K. (2022). Adoption of improved goat husbandry practices among Raika pastoralists of rajasthan. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants (The), 28(1), 224-228.
  • Meena, D. C., Garai, S., Maiti, S., Meena, B. S., Chadda, A., & Madhu, L. C. (2022). Adoption of improved sheep husbandry practices among the raika pastoralists of Marwar region of Rajasthan. Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, 21(4), 14-18.
  • Meena, D. C., Meena, B. S., Garai, S., Meena, H. R., Sankhala, G., & Chadda, A. (2022). Crop and Livestock Depredation by Wild Animals: The Case of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, India. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 58(4), 38-41.
  • Meena, D. C., Meena, B. S., Garai, S., Meena, R. K., Sankhala, G., & Chadda, A. (2022). Existing Livestock Rearing Practices in the Surrounding Villages of Ranthambore Tiger Reserv, India. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 17(4), 1115-1125.
  • Meena, D. C., Chadda, A., Madhu, L. C. & Priyanka B.N. (2022). Contract Farming and Strategies to Link with Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs). Journal of Agricultural Extension Management, 23(1), 177-189.