Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Shakti Kant Dash

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address: Department of Animal Genetics & Breeding, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414042
Mobile: +91-8146549402(R)

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc. (AG&B)
  • Ph.D. (AG&B)

Teaching and Other Appointments

Teaching interest to UG & PG students in the subjects of Population, Quantitative, Biometrical and Molecular Genetics, Livestock and Poultry Breeding, Biostatistics and Computer Applications.  

Area of Research Interests

Development of linear models for analysis of Phenomic and Genomic data, Multivariate genetic analysis of Animal Breeding data, Functional evaluation of livestock, Association studies in Animal Genetics.  

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No. Name Funding Agency Year of Start
1. All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Poultry improvement ICAR 1977

Students Presently Working

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 1

No. of Publications

Research: 13 Extension: 3 Books: Nil Manuals: Nil


Altaf Hussain, A.K Gupta, Manoj M., S.K. Dash and Shahid Ahmad (2013). Prediction of Lifetime Performance on the basis of Early Expressed Traits in Tharparkar Cattle. Indian J. Dairy Sci. 66(3) (NAAS – 4.8).

Jamuna Valsalan, Atish Kumar Chakravarty, Chandrashekhar Santosh Patil and Shakti Kant Dash, Atul Chandrashekhar Mahajan, Vijay Kumar and Vikas Vohra (2014). Enhancing milk and fertility performances using selection index developed for Indian Murrah buffaloes. Trop Anim Health Prod.; 46:967–974, (NAAS – 7.09).

A. Panmei, A. K. Gupta, P. R. Shivahre, M. Bhakat, Avtar Singh, S.K. Dash and S. Dash (2014). Mortality pattern of Karan Fries males in an organized herd. Indian J. Dairy Sci. 67(6) (NAAS – 4.8).

Pushp Raj Shivahre, A.K. Gupta, A. Panmei, M. Bhakat, V. Kumar, S.K. Dash ,A. Upadhyay and S. Dash(2014). Culling pattern in Murrah buffalo males reserved for breeding at organized herd. Indian J. Dairy Sci. 67(6); NAAS – 4.8).

Sahoo SK, Singh A, Shivahre PR, Singh M, Dash S, Dash SK (2014). Prediction of Fortnightly Test-Day Milk Yields Using Four Different Lactation Curve Models in Indian Murrah Buffalo. Advances Ani. and Vety. Sci.; 2(12): 647-650.

Shivahre PR, Gupta AK, Panmei A, Bhakat M, Chakravarty AK, Kumar V, Dash SK, Singh M (2014). Effect of Non-genetic Factors on Culling and Mortality Rate in Murrah Buffalo Males. Advances Ani. and Vety. Sci.; 2(12): 657-661.

S.K. Dash, A.K. Gupta, Avtar Singh, M Manoj, Pushp Raj Shivahre, A.Panmei and S.K.Sahoo (2015). Covariance component and genetic parameter estimate of production and fertility traits in Holstein Friesian cross cattle using repeatability animal model. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 85 (10): 1092–1097. (NAAS 6.00)

Shakti Kant Dash, A K Gupta, Avtar Singh, Pushp Raj Shivahre, AchunPanmei and Manvendra Singh (2016). Comparative assessment of sire evaluation by univariate and bivariate animal model for estimation of breeding values of first lactation traits in HF cross cattle Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (2): 177–179. (NAAS 6.00)

Shakti Kant Dash, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Avtar Singh, Tushar Kumar Mohanty, ArpanUpadhyay, Ravi Kant Gupta and Manoj M (2016). Effect of non-genetic factors on voluntary and involuntary culling in Holstein Friesian crossbred cattle. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (4): 431–435. (NAAS 6.00)

Shakti Kant Dash, AK Gupta, Avtar Singh, TK Mohanty, VedPrakash, Tavsief Ahmad and Saroj Kumar Sahoo (2015). Multiple linear correlation and prediction of lifetime performance on thebasis of first lactation fertility and production traits in Karan Fries cattle. Indian Journal of Dairy Science 68(6): 603-606. (NAAS 4.19)

M. Manoj, A.K. Gupta, T.K. Mohanty, M.K. Muhammad Aslam, S.K. Dash, A.K. Chakravarty and A.Singh (2016). Effect of functional traits on subsequent reproduction performance of Murrah buffaloes in India. Journal of Applied Animal Research ( (NAAS 6.48)