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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Rajesh Kasrija

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414005
Mobile: 9463428734,

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc (Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
  • PhD. (Veterinary and animal Husbandry Extension Education)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Rural sociology, Livestock Economics, Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations, Farm Journalism, Organizational management, Dynamics of change, Livestock Entrepreneurship, Marketing of livestock produce, ICT tools

Other Appointments

  • Chairman, Extension committee, Deptt of VAHEE
  • Incharge, Store, Deptt of VAHEE

Area of Research Interests

  • Designing need based instructional material for farmers, Poverty and Livestock, Environmental sustainability of Production systems, animal health economics and policy, Small ruminant farming, Rural empowerment studies, Communication and adoption studies
  • Animal Welfare, ICT tools

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency





Integrated Approaches for Livestock Development: Farmer’s Context 


2016 onwards



Promotion of one Farmers Producer Organizations (FPO) on Dairy farming in Ludhiana 


2023 onwards

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Distinguished Alumnus award at Alumni meeting on Pearl jubilee celebrations of Alumni Association, College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Ludhiana on 29.10.2017.
  • Farmer Lead Extension award  in 3rd national conference of Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension (SVAHE) on Livestock development for societal needs: extension and allied sectors initiatives from April 03-05, 2019 at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar-263145, U S Nagar, Uttarakhand
  • Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Best teacher in Veterinary extension education award by CPACE, Vijaywada, India on 05.09.2021.
  • Award for outstanding achievement during three day international conference on Advancement in Interdisciplinary Research (ICAIR-2021)
  • Extension scientist Award in 5th National conference of Society for Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension ( SVAHE) on “ Smart Livestock Extension for enhancing farmers’ income-an extension bounty, organised by Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar ( Punjab) from 12.10.2023 to 14.10.2023.
  • Best Extension Worker Award of University 
  • 11 Best Poster presentation award
  • 10 Oral presentation award

No. of Publications

Extension: 186   
 Books: 06   
 Manuals: 05


  • Devansh, Rajesh Kasrija, Y.S. Jadoun and R.K. Sharma (2023)  An overview of knowledge level of dairy farmers of Punjab regarding Genital Prolapse condition  Haryana Vet. (September, 2023) 62(SI-2), 100-104.
  •  Y S Jadoun, Jaswinder Singh, J S Hundal, Rajesh Kasrija, S K Kansal, R K Sharma and Navkiran Kaur (2023) Effect of mineral mixture supplementation on productive and reproductive performance of buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 40(3):283-287.
  • Devansh,  Rajesh Kasrija,  YS Jadoun,  RK Sharma and Ajeet Kumar (2022) Assessment of knowledge level of dairy farmers regarding dystocia in Punjab. Ruminant Science  11 (2): 415-418.
  • Niharika Thakur, Parminder Singh and Rajesh Kasrija (2022) Co-Triggering of Diseases during Transitional Period in Dairy Animals of Punjab. Ind J Vet Sci and Biotech. 18(5), 75-78.
  • Aman Deep Singh Dhaliwal,  Rajesh Kasrija, Parminder Singh and YS Jadoun  (2022) A collating study for Health and management practices followed by stall fed and extensive rearing goat farmers of Punjab. International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management 13 (6): 605-612. 
  • Aman Deep Singh Dhaliwal,  Rajesh Kasrija, Parminder Singh and YS Jadoun  (2021) Perceived constraints in Goat farming by stakeholders in Punjab. Ruminant Science 10(2):  429-432. 
  • Tegdeep Singh Brar, Y S Jadoun, Rajesh Kasrija, and J S Hundal (2020) Constraints perceived by dairy farmers in central plain zone of Punjab Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 8(6): 1475-1481. 
  • Sukhwinder Singh, Rajesh Kasrija and Parminder Singh (2020) Assessing training needs of goat farmers of Punjab for better execution of extension programmes.  Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 8 (4):2046-2048 .
  • Yerramareddy Roopa, Rajesh Kasrija, H. K. Verma and Parminder Singh (2019) Reckoning housing practice knowledge index with communicational profile of dog owners in Punjab Veterinary Practitioner 20 (1): 145-146.
  • Yerramareddy Roopa, Rajesh Kasrija, H K Verma  and S K Kansal  (2019) Assessment of strategies for augmenting knowledge level of dog owners about correct health and management practices in Punjab Indian Journal of Canine Practice 11(1): 94-97.