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. Nitin Mehta

Designation: Assistant Professor
Contact Address:Department of Livestock Products Technology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-241025
Mobile: 9779019271

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc & A.H
  • M.V.Sc in Livestock Products Technology
  • Ph.D in Animal Products Technology

Teaching and Other Appointments

U.G, P.G and PhD courses of Livestock Products Technology

Other Appointments

  • Chairman, Departmental Academic Affairs Committee

Area of Research Interests

Designer meat products, Quality control of meat, application of genomics in meat science and technology

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


Encapsulation of Natural Bioactive Compounds and Micronutrients for the Enhancement of Nutritive, Preservative and Processing Functionality of Meat Products. (PI)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries



RKVY 7 B-B1, Development of designer meat & egg products for health benefit and marketing. (Co-PI)




RKVY 7 B-B2, Development of dissemination of processing technologies of meat products for enhanced economic benefits. (Co-PI)




RKVY4: C6-Processing of meat and egg into newer value added products for popularization and better marketing. (Co-PI)




Novel bioactive edible films for extending shelf life of meat based products (Co-PI)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (R & D Scheme)



Development and Sale of Value Added Products for Income Generation (RF-8). (Co-PI)

Punjab Government



Strengthening of Department of Livestock Products Technology for value addition to Livestock Products (Old: NPV-65). (Co-PI)

Punjab Government



Studies on the utilization and popularization of processed meat products from buffaloes and other species (NPV-43). (Co-PI)

Punjab Government



Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Dr. B.D. Bahl Gold Medal in B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • Moxel Merit award for 2nd best outgoing student for year 2006 by Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Qualified ICAR-JRF and awarded with Junior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for M.V.Sc.
  • Qualified ICAR-SRF and awarded with Senior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for Ph.D.
  • Qualified CSIR-JRF(NET) in 2008
  • Qualified ICAR NET in 2012

No. of Publications

Research: 60
Extension: 15
Books: 0
Manuals: 8


Mehta, N., Ahlawat, S.S., Sharma, D. P., Yadav, S and Arora, D. (2013). Organoleptic quality of chicken meat rolls and patties added with combination levels of black gram hull and psyllium husk. Journal of Animal Research, 3(2): 237-243

Kumar, D., Chatli, M. K., Mehta, N., Verma, A. K. and Kumar, P (2015). Quality evaluation of chevon patties fortified with dietary fibre. Indian J Small Rumin, 21(1): 85-91

Kumar,V., Chatli, M. K., Wagh R.V., Mehta, N. and Kumar, P. (2015). Effect of the combination of natural antioxidants and packaging methods on quality of pork patties during storage. Journal of Food Science and Technology, DOI 10.1007/s13197-015-1734-2.

Verma, A. K., Chatli, M. K., Kumar, D., Kumar, P., and Mehta, N. (2015). Efficacy of Sweet Potato Powder and Added Water as Fat Replacer on the Quality Attributes of Low-fat Pork Patties. Asian Australas. J. Anim. Sci, 28(2): 252-259.

Yadav, S., Malik, A.K., Sharma, D. P. and Mehta, N. (2014). Influence of vacuum tumbling and particle size on quality characteristics of goat meat rolls. Asian Journal of Dairy and food Research (Accepted).

Chatli, M. K., Kaura, S., Jairath, M., Mehta, N., Kumar, P. and Sahoo, J. (2014). Storage stability of raw chevon chunks packaged in composite bioactive films at Refrigeration temperature. Animal Production Science, 54(9): 1382-1332.