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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Fisheries

Faculty Detail

Dr. Vaneet Inder Kaur

Designation: Principal Scientist (Fisheries)
Contact Address:Department of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414061
Mobile: 9463747981,

Academic Credentials

  • B.Sc. (Medical)
  • M.Sc. (Fisheries)
  • Ph.D. (Fisheries)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • UG/PG Course in Aquaculture (Culture and Breeding of Ornamental Fishes, Aquarium Fabrication, Set Up and Maintenance, Non-Food Aquaculture, Culture of Live/Natural Fish Food, Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology, Advances in Fish Nutrition, Aquaculture Production Systems).

Other Appointments

  • Head, Department of Aquatic Environment & Department of Harvest and Post Harvest Technology (Additional Charge)
  • Chairperson, Research Committee, College of Fisheries
  • Chairperson, Extension Committee, College of Fisheries
  • Joint Secretary-cum-Treasure - The Indian Ecological Society, Ludhiana
  • Farm Manager
  • Member - Anti-Ragging Committee, Board of Studies, Academic Affair Committee,College of Fisheries.

Area of Research Interests

  • Standardizing culture and breeding technologies for freshwater exotic and indigenous ornamental fish species, Value addition of ornamental fishes through colour enhancement by utilizing natural and synthetic carotenoids, Collection and standardizing culture and breeding technologies for high value species (Murrel – saul, Channa striatus), Formulating nutritionally balanced diets for different fish species, Standardization of culture technology for duckweeds, Utilizing non-conventional feed resources (duckweeds) for developing cost effective feeds for carp.

Ongoing Projects

S. No.    Title of the Project                                                                                 Funding Agency                                Year of Start 

1       Optimizing culture and breeding technology for                RKVY                                  2016

       air breathing, high value fish striped murrel,    

       Channa striatus (Bloch.)

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • GADVASU ‘Best Teacher’ Award – 2018
  • GADVASU ‘Best Extension Worker’ Award – 2018
  • Most Promising Lady Fisheries Scientist - 2017

No. of Publications

Research: 32
Extension: 45      
Book/ Book Chapter: 03       
Manuals: 03


  • Shukla A, Kaur V I, Kumar P, Ansal M D, Dhawan A and Mishra V. 2018. Utilization of Dietary Soybean Meal and Groundnut Meal as Fish Meal Replacement in Heteropnuestes fossilis (Bloch.). International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 7(6): 734-746 (NAAS-5.38)
  • Khairnar S O, Kaur V I, Pandey A and Sharma S. 2018. Morphological Evaluation of Freshwater Ornamental Aquatic Plant Waterwort, Elatine gratioloides A. Cultured under Different Organic Substrate. Advances in Research 13(6): 1-7 (NAAS-4.80)
  • Sharma M, Kaur V I and Ansal M D. 2017. Physiological Responses of Freshwater Ornamental Fish Koi Carp, Cyprinus carpio(L.) in Inland Saline Water: Growth and Haematological Changes. Indian Journal of Ecology 44(4): 864-868 (NAAS-4.96)
  • Kaur S, Kaur V I, Hollyappa S A and Khairnar S O. 2016. Effect of dietary supplementation of synthetic and natural ?-carotene on survival, growth and pigmentation in freshwater ornamental fish koi (Cyprinus carpio L.) carp. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition. 33(4): 448-455. (NAAS-5.02)
  • Kaur V I, Ansal M D and Jassal G. 2016. Effect of Duckweed (Lemna minor) Incorporated Diets on Growth Performance and Flesh Quality of Carps in Semi-Intensive Culture System. Indian Journal of Ecology. 43 (special issue 2): 692-696 (NAAS-4.96)
  • Jain A and Kaur V I. 2016. Rose Petal Meal as a Potential Natural Carotenoid Source for Pigmentation and Growth of Freshwater Ornamental Fish, Koi Carp, Cyprinus carpio (Linnaeus). Indian Journal of Ecology. 43 (1) 239-244. (NAAS-4.96)
  • Kaur V I, Dhawan A and Jassal G. 2015. Breeding and larval rearing of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) fed on different live and dry diets. Journal of Inland Fisheries Society of India. 47 (2): 1-5.
  • Kaur V I and Ansal M D. 2010.Efficacy of vermicompost as fish pond manure – Effect on water quality and growth of Cyprinus carpio (Linn.). Bioresource Technology. 101(15): 6215-6218. (NAAS-11.65)
  • Kaur V I and Saxena P K. 2005. Incorporation of Maize gluten in supplementary feed and its impact on growth and flesh quality of some carps. Aquaculture International. 13(6): 555-573. (NAAS – 7.10)
  • Kaur V I and Saxena P K. 2004. Incorporation of brewery waste in supplementary feed and its impact on growth in some carps. Bioresource Technology 91: 101-104. (NAAS – 11.65)