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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Dhiraj Kumar Gupta

Designation: Principal Scientist
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414008
Mobile: 9463268027

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.
  • Observership, Department of Visual Sciences, Wayne State University, USA 2023

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Research in the field of mastitis, Teaching of UG & PG students in the field of clinical medicine, Diagnosis and Treatment of dairy animals and pet.

Other Appointments

  • Mastitis and calf diarrhoea in ruminants.
  • Area of Research Interests
  • Udder Health and milk quality
  • Use of Alternative Medicines in Bovine Mastitis
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Use of Ultrasonography and Infrared thermography in early diagnosis of mastitis
  • Bovine Lameness
  • Calf health

Area of Research Interests

  • Udder Health and milk quality
  • Use of Alternative Medicines in Bovine Mastitis
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Use of Ultrasonography and Infrared thermography in early diagnosis of mastitis
  • Bovine Lameness 
  • Calf health

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Young Scientist Award at the symposium organized by UCOST at GBPUA&T, Pantnagar in 2009
  • Several best oral and poster presentation awards in different conferences
  • Appreciation award by ISVM (Thirunelveli, 2017) for successful organization of National Seminar of ISVM 2016.
  • Organizer, ISVM 2016 conference and National symposium
  • Course coordinator Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India sponsored Model Training Course on “Application of Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools for Animal Health Management at Field Level” from Dec. 1-8, 2015.
  • Course coordinator of summer school on “Advances in diagnosis, therapy and prevention of emerging and re-emerging diseases of livestock” from October 8-28, 2013.
  • Rapporteur in session III on Dairy Animal Production Medicine (Poster) in 32nd Annual Convention of the ISVM and International Symposium, Jammu from Feb. 14-16, 2014
  • Reviewer for British Veterinary Journal, Tropical Animal Health and Production, Biological Trace Element Research, Journal of Small Animal Practice, Haryana Veterinarian, Toxicology International, African Journal of Microbiology, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Indian Journal of Animal Research, Frontiers in Veterinary Research
  • Examiner for UG and PG degrees to various universities (GBPUAT, Pantnagar; DUVASU, Mathura; LUVAS, Hisar; CSKHPKVV, Palampur; MPPVVV, Jabalpur; SKUAST, Jammu; SKUAST, Srinagar, RAJUVAS, Bikaner, Udaipur, TNUVAS, Chennai, OUAT, Bhubaneshwar)
  • First Best Paper Award during 47th Dairy Industry Conference, Patna (Bihar) from 7-9 Feb., 2019 for the article
  • Co-chairman, concluding session at National symposium, ISVM, 2020 held at COVS, Bengaluru
  • Acted as Judge in Cat and Dog show, 2021 organised by BASU, Patna
  • Joint Secretary, ISVM (Punjab)
  • Assistant Editor, Indian Journal of Veterinary Medicine and In-charge, website of the society
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Livestock Research

No. of Publications

Research: 94
Extension: 32   
Books: Nil   
Manuals: 04


  • Singh R.S., Bansal B.K. and Gupta, D.K. (2019) Ultrasonographic visualization of machine milking induced teat tissue changes in Holstein Friesian× Sahiwal crossbred dairy cows Veterinarski arhiv 89(3): 295-308.
  • Bhutia PS, Bansal BK, Gupta DK, Singh RS and Uppal SK (2019) Bacterial isolation of milk samples submitted from clinical mastitis buffaloes during 2007 to 2016. Trop Anim Health Prod. 51:1551–1557.
  • Singh S.T., Dua K., Uppal S.K., Gupta D.K. and Bansal B.K. (2018). Essential mineral and haemato-biochemical status of ill-Thrift buffalo calves in the fluoride endemic South-West Punjab, India. Buffalo Bulletin 37 (4): 453-459.
  • Toor M., Sharma S, Gupta DK, Charaya G, Sharma AK and Dua K (2018) Phenotypic determination of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella typhimurium of animal origin. The Haryana Veterinarian. 57(1): 96-98.
  • Choudhary, R.K., Choudhary, S., Pathak, D., Udehiya, R., Verma, R., Kaswan, S., Sharma, A., Gupta, D.K., Honparkhe, M., Capuco, AV (2018) Evaluation of xanthosine treatment on gene expression of mammary glands in early lactating goat. Journal of Dairy Research. 85(3): 288-294.
  • Singh, A., Singh, Swaran, Gupta, D. K. and Bansal, B.K. (2018) Relationship of lameness to body condition score, udder health and milk quality in crossbred dairy cattle. Veterinarski arhiv 88(2): 179-190.
  • Singh R.S., Bansal B.K. and Gupta, D.K. (2017) Relationship between teat morphological traits and subclinical mastitis in Frieswal dairy cows. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 49(8):1623-1629.
  • Kumar, R., Gupta, D.K., Bansal, B.K., Singh, S., Sharma, S., Kumar, A. and Uppal, S.K. (2016) Prevalence, current antibiogram and risk factors associated with mastitis in dairy goats in Punjab Intl J Sci, Environ & Tech 5 (6): 4580-4593.
  • Shafi, T.A., Bansal B.K., Gupta, D.K. and Nayyar, S. (2016) Evaluation of immunotherapeutic potential of Ocimum sanctum in bovine subclinical mastitis.  Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 40(3):352-358.
  • Bansal BK, Gupta D.K., Shafi TA and Sharma S (2015) Comparative anti-biogram of coagulase-negative staphylococci associated with subclinical and clinical mastitis in dairy cows Veterinary World 8(3): 421-426.
  • Singh R.S., Bansal B.K. and Gupta, D.K. (2014) Udder health in relation to udder and teat morphometry in Holstein Friesian× Sahiwal crossbred dairy cows Tropical animal health and production 46 (1), 93-98.
  • Mir, A.Q., Bansal, B.K. and Gupta, D.K. (2014) Subclinical mastitis in machine milked dairy farms in Punjab: prevalence, distribution of bacteria and current antibiogram Veterinary World 7 (5): 291-294.
  • Bansal B.K. and Gupta D.K. (2009) Economic analysis of bovine mastitis in India and Punjab-A review. Indian journal of dairy science 62 (5), 337-345.
  • Gupta, D.K., Tripathi, A.K.Tripathi, Rajora,V.S., Gupta, G.C. and Shukla, S.K. (2007) Evaluation of antioxidant activity of Ocimum sanctum and Emblica officinalis in rats. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 77 (7) : 563-565.
  • Gupta,D.K.; Shukla, S.K. and Rajora, V.S. (2005) Efficacy of colostral immunoglobulins against colibacillosis in colostrum deprived calves. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 75(11): 1273-1275