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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Fisheries

Aquatic Environment

Dr. Vaneet Inder Kaur

Address : Head of Department of Aquatic Enviornment, College of Fisheries, GADVASU, Ludhiana


Call: +91-161-2414061

Fax: +91-161-2414054

Brief Introduction :

Dr. Vaneet Inder Kaur, Scientist (Fisheries) is holding the Charge of Head, Department of Aquatic Environment since December 11, 2017. During 13 years of her professional career, she had been actively involved in teaching, research, extension and administrative activities. She has guided 05 M.F.Sc. students and presently 01 M.F.Sc. and 03 Ph.D. students are working under her guidance. She is teaching over 15 UG/PG courses for the last 10 years. She has handled three earned research projects as PI and Co-I including 1 UGC and 2 ICAR. She has also worked as Co-I under ICAR’s prestigious Niche Area of Excellence Project entitled “Inland Aquaculture in Punjab”, besides 2 RKVY projects as PI. She has made significant research contributions in developing Culture, Breeding and Seed Production Technologies for Ornamental Fish in the region, developed low cost grow out diets by utilizing locally available non-conventional feed resources like duckweeds for semi-intensive carp poly culture, standardization of culture and breeding technologies for indigenous catfish species. The developed technologies have also been successfully demonstrated/transferred and adopted at farm levels. Presently, under RKVY project Optimizing culture and breeding technology for air breathing, high value fish striped murrel, Channa striatus (Bloch., she is focusing on developing culture and breeding technology for high value saul fish under climatic conditions of Punjab. She is also working on developing herbal (turmeric, ginger etc.) based fish feeds for enhanced fish growth and health status. Besides publishing quality research papers (32) in referred journals, she has other publications to her credit including book/book chapters(03), technical/extension booklets/articles/pamphlets (45), and teaching/training manuals (03). She is also looking after the demonstration farm of College of Fisheries as Farm Manager. Being an active extension worker, she is Chairperson, Extension Committee, College of Fisheries and Technical co-ordinator of Innovative Fish Farmers Association (IFFA), Punjab, conducted Training programmes (09), delivered TV/radio talks (40), conducted Farmer Meets (30) besides active participation in workshops, Pashu Palan Melas, Demonstrations, Invited lectures, On/off campus Consultancy assignments, Farm visits etc. She has also conducted 04 compulsory, 15 days educational tours of UG (B.F.Sc.) students, besides providing regular guidance and inputs for grooming them for extra-curricular activities. She has also 01 edited book to her credit on “Best Management Practices for Freshwater Ornamental Fish Production”, published during 2016 by National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad. Recognizing her professional merits, she was selected and attended 2 months training Programme on “Nutraceuticals” at Ghent University, Belgium sponsored by NAIP (ICAR), New Delhi in year 2014. She was conferred with Promising Lady Fisheries Scientist award by Vets Club, GADVASU, Ludhiana during April 29, 2017 and “Best Teacher Award” & “Best Extension Worker Award” for the year 2017-18 by GADVASU, Ludhiana. She is life member of professional societies, referee of National/International journals and also member of Executive Council of Indian Ecological Society as Joint Secretary-cum-Treasurer.